Representative of the Centre Attended the 58th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

2019-04-12  Share

From April 7 to 12, 2019, Professor Gao Guozhu, Legal Expert of the Centre and the General Coordinator of Space Law and Policy, attended the 58th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).

During the session, in addition to listening to the deliberations of the Legal Subcommittee on related issues, Professor Gao Guozhu met with Dr. Niklas Hedman, Head of the Policy and Legal Affairs Department of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), and introduced the recent work of Centre, especially the basic situation of enrollment, curriculum and training of MASTA Programme in Space Law and Policy in 2018.

During the session, Professor Gao Guozhu also exchanged opinions on related cooperation matters with a number of space law scholars, such as Mr. Armel Kerrest, professor of University of Western Brittany, France, Mr. Steven Freeland, professor of University of Western Sydney, Australia, Mr. Philippe Achilleas, professor of Université Paris-Sud, and Ms. Setsuko Aoki, professor of Keio University, Japan.