United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop 

United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop on
Capacity Building in Space Law

The Hague, Netherlands, 18-21 November 2002

Hosted by the Government of the Netherlands

Online Presentations and Papers

Note: The views expressed in the presentations and papers below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations or the Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations and papers are provided solely for informational purposes.

Monday,18 November 2002
Session I: International Legal Regime for Outer Space
Chairperson: P. L�la (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs)
09:45 - 10:30 Introduction to the United Nations treaties and principles on outer space
V. Kopal (Chairman, Legal Subcommittee, United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space)
MSWord Document
10:45 - 11:30 The Liability Convention
A. Kerrest (Brest University, France)
MSWord Document
11:30 - 12:00 The Registration Convention
P. van Fenema (McGill University, Canada)
MSWord Document
12:00 - 12:15 The United Nations Register of Objects Launched into Outer Space
P. L�la (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs)
Powerpoint Presentation
12:15 - 12:30 Procedures for return of space objects under the Rescue Agreement
K. Hodgkins (United States Department of State)
MSWord Document
14:00 - 14:30 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and coordination of space telecommunications
R. Smith (International Telecommunication Union)
Powerpoint Presentation
MSWord Document
14:30 - 15:00 Project for a draft protocol on space assets to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment
O. Ribbelink (Asser Institute)
Powerpoint Presentation
15:00 - 15:30 The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT): an example of regional cooperation in space activities
P. Hulsroj (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites)
Powerpoint Presentation
15:00 - 15:30 Bilateral and multilateral cooperation agreements
M. Ferrazzani (European Space Agency)
MSWord Document
 
Tuesday 19 November 2002
Session II:  National Space Laws
Chairperson: M. van der Zee (Director of Economic Cooperation, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
09:00 - 09:30 The Australian Space Activities Act 1998: building the regulatory capacity for a launch industry
R. Lee (Hunt & Hunt Lawyers, Australia)
PDF file
9:30 - 10:15 Brazilian launch licensing regime
J. Monserrat Filho (Brazil)
MSWord Document
10:30 - 11:00 The first administrative regulation on space activities in China
Liu Xiaohong (China National Space Administration)
Powerpoint Presentation
MSWord Document
11:00 - 11:30 Swedish space legislation
N. Hedman (Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs)
MSWord Document
11:30 - 12:00 Russian space legislation
A. Fassakhova (Russian Federation)
Powerpoint Presentation
12:00 - 12:30 United Kingdom Outer Space Act
T. Ballard (Field Fisher Waterhouse, United Kingdom)
Powerpoint Presentation
14:00 - 14:30 The United States National Aeronautics and Space Act
R.M. Stephens (Deputy General Counsel, United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA))
Powerpoint Presentation
14:30 - 14:45 The United States Commercial Space Act
K. Hodgkins (United States Department of State)
MSWord Document
14:45 - 15:15 Indian space program and its policy dimensions
R. Lochan (Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO))
PDF file
15:30 - 16:00 A beginner�s guide to international law of remote sensing
I. Gabrynowicz (Remote Sensing and Space Law Center, University of Mississippi, U.S.A.)
PDF file
16:00 - 16:45 Laws and policies for telecommunications
S. Mosteshar (Mosteshar Mackenzie)
Powerpoint Presentation
16:45 - 17:15 Satellite insurance
P.R. McDougall (Munich Reinsurance Company)
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Wednesday 20 November 2002
Session II:  National Space Laws (continued)
Chairperson: M. van der Zee (Director of Economic Cooperation, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
09:00 - 09:30 Laws and policies to promote private space industry
P. Nesgos (Milbank Technology and Communications Group)
Powerpoint Presentation
09:30 - 10:00 Intellectual property law and space activities
T. Miyamoto (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Powerpoint Presentation
10:00 - 10:15 Space policy and institutions in the Republic of Korea
E. Choi (Ministry of Science & Technology Republic of Korea)
Powerpoint Presentation
10:15 - 10:30 Space policy and institutions in Malaysia
F. Hashim (National University of Malaysia)
MSWord Document
10:45 - 11:15 Indian space law and policy: a private sector perspective
M. Pracha (Organisation for Promotion of Legal Awareness, India)
Powerpoint Presentation
MSWord Document
 
Session III:  Educational Programmes In Space Law
Chairperson: F. von der Dunk (International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University)
14:00 - 14:45 Overview of educational programmes in space law
F. von der Dunk (International Institute of Air and Space Law, Leiden University)
Powerpoint Presentation
14:45 - 15:05 Educational programme at the University of Miami School of Law
S. Ospina (University of Miami School of Law)
MSWord Document
15:05 - 15:30 Presentation on the educational programme of the European Centre for Space Law
S. Marchisio (European Centre for Space Law)
Powerpoint Presentation
15:45 - 16:15 Space law database
S. Negoda (Ukraine)
MSWord Document
16:15 - 16:45 Presentation on space law activities at the International Space University (ISU)
P. Achilleas (International Space University)
Powerpoint Presentation
16:45 - 18:00 Short presentations on specific countries
Argentina
O. Fernandez-Brital (School of Law, University Institute of the Argentine Federal Police)
Powerpoint Presentation
MSWord Document
Zimbabwe
D. Mapimhidze (Zimbabwe Attorney General�s Office)
MSWord Document
Application of space science and technology in the Americas and its benefits for civil society
C. Arevalo (Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations (Vienna))
MSWord Document
Morocco
M.S. Riffi Temsamani (Royal Centre for Remote Sensing)
Powerpoint Presentation
MSWord Document
Slovakia
M. Kollar (Slovak Embassy in The Netherlands)
MSWord Document
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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