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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs implements the decisions of the General Assembly and of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. The office has the dual objective of supporting the intergovernmental discussions in the Committee and its Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (S&T) and Legal Subcommittee, and of assisting developing countries in using space technology for development. In addition, it follows legal, scientific and technical developments relating to space activities, technology and applications in order to provide technical information and advice to Member States, international organizations and other United Nations offices.

Office for Outer Space Affairs
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Seminars of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications

Selected Papers from Activities Held in 2004

8 Apr 2005
This publication contains a selection of papers from workshops organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, within the framework of the Programme on Space Applications in 2004. The papers discuss policy issues and practical applications of space technology with the aim of incre...

Report on World Space Week 2003

Space - Horizon beyond Earth

25 Jun 2004
The history of the World Space Week is explained in this annual Report. The publication details the events that took place during World Space Week 2003, which was themed “Space: Horizon Beyond Earth. Recommendations are proposed for making future World Space Weeks bigger and more successful.