Brian Weeden Briefs UNCOPUOS STSC on Recent SWF Activities

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

SWF Technical Advisor Brian Weeden presented a summary of SWF's recent activities today to a meeting of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS). SWF is a permanent observer to UNCOPUOS, and has been active with the UNCOPUOS and its subcommittees since 2008. 

The statement highlighted SWF's recent activities in support of the aims of STSC, including ensuring the long-term sustainability of outer space activities, fostering the development of sound space policy and law, and enhancing the use of space technology and international cooperation in support of human and environmental security on Earth. Mr. Weeden's statement was part of the Exchange of Views agenda item, in which States and permanent observers are encouraged to share the results of activities relevant to the work of the Subcommittee. 

You can read the statement here.

Last updated on February 3, 2015