United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law:
"United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level"
Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003

Hosted by the Republic of Korea

The United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law on the theme "United Nations Treaties on Outer Space: actions at the national level" was held at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), in Daejeon, Republic of Korea from 3 to 6 November 2003, for benefit of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The workshop was organized jointly by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Republic of Korea.

The workshop aimed at promoting understanding, acceptance and implementation of the United Nations treaties and principles on outer space, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. Participants held positions in governmental departments, space agencies, international organizations, universities, research institutions and private practice. They included experts in space law as well as professionals relatively new to the field, selected on the basis of their potential to influence the development of space law, policy and education in their countries.

Approximately 97 participants from the following 27 countries attended the workshop: Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu and Viet Nam.

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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.

Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Statements
       H.E.C. Koets,
Counsellor and Deputy Chief of Mission, Royal Netherlands Embassy
PDF Document
Kak-soo Shin,
Director General, Treaties Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea
PDF Document
Cha-dong Kim,
Director General for R&D Bureau, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
PDF Document
Yeon-seok Chae,
President, Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Republic of Korea
PDF Document
Takemi Chiku,
Chief, Committee Services and Research Section, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
PDF Document
 
Government official segment
  Introduction to United Nations Treaties and Principles on Outer Space
  Origins and Characteristics of the Space Law Treaty Regime
Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, University of Mississippi, USA
Powerpoint Presentation
"Province of All Mankind"
Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, University of Mississippi, USA
Powerpoint Presentation
Principles Adopted by the U.N. General Assembly
Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, Joanne I. Gabrynowicz, University of Mississippi, USA
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  National space policies and institutions
  United States National Aeronautics and Space Act Origins, Scope, Application
E. Jason Steptoe, United States of America
Powerpoint Presentation
China's space policy
Wenjuan Yin, China
PDF document
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Chiyoshi Kawamoto, Japan
PDF file
Space Activities in Korea
Jong-bae Choi, Republic of Korea
Powerpoint Presentation
The National Space Programme of Malaysia
Mazlan Othman, Malaysia
Powerpoint Presentation
Australia's Space Policies and Institutions
Michael Davis, Australia
Powerpoint Presentation
India's Space Policy And Institutions
C. Jayaraj, India
MSWord document
Indonesian Space Policies and Institutions
Rahmadi S. Ida Bagus, Indonesia
Powerpoint Presentation
 
PDF Document
Space Activities in Morocco
Mohamed Riffi Temsamani, Morocco
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Outer Space Treaty
  The Outer Space Treaty
Frans von der Dunk, Leiden University,The Netherlands
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Rescue Agreement
  The Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space 1968
V. S. Mani, Jawaharlal Nehru University India
PDF Document
 
  Liability Convention and national licensing regimes
  Liability Convention and national licensing regimes
Armel Kerrest, Brest University, France
Powerpoint Presentation
 
Space law specialist segment
  Article II of the Outer Space Treaty
  Discussion and Commentary on "Emerging System of Property Right in the Outer Space"
Hongkyun Shin (Discussion paper)
Hankuk Aviation University
Powerpoint Presentation
Setsuko Aoki (Commentary)
Keio University, Japan
Powerpoint Presentation
Les Tennen (Commentary)
United States of America
PDF Document
 
  Article VI of the Outer Space Treaty
  Discussion and Commentary on "Article VI of the Outer Space Treaty"
E. Back Impallomeni (Discussion paper)
University of Padua, Italy
Powerpoint Presentation
 
PDF Document
Doo-hwan Kim (Commentary)
Keio University, Japan
PDF Document
S. Marchisio, (Commentary)
University of Rome, Italy
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Rescue Agreement
  Discussion and Commentary on "1968 Rescue Agreement - An Overview"
Robert C. Beckman (Discussion paper)
National University of Singapore
Powerpoint Presentation
 
MSWord document
Setsuko Aoki (Commentary)
Japan
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Liability Convention and national licensing regimes
  Discussion and Commentary on "The Liability Convention and Domestic Regulatory Responses to its Implications"
Ricky Lee (Discussion paper)
Australia
Powerpoint Presentation
 
PDF file
Fatimah Hashim (Commentary)
National University of Malaysia
Powerpoint Presentation
 
  Registration Convention
  Discussion on "Revisiting the 1975 Registration Convention: Time for Revision?"
Y. Zhao (Discussion paper)
City University of Hong Kong
Powerpoint Presentation
 
MSWord Document
 
 
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