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UNDIR Outer Space Security Conference Panel Discusses Building Common Understandings Between Stakeholders

Delegates at the Outer Space Security Conference 2023. Image credit: UNIDIR.

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research recently held a conference concerning space matters, including one on building “common understandings between stakeholders” when it comes to space security. A large theme of the panel was how much power commercial companies have these days, and the regulations that do (and do not) exist to manage their power.

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Outer Space Security Panel Clearly Illustrates Challenges

Left to right: Brian Weeden (Director of Program Planning, Secure World Foundation), Rania Toukebri (Project Manager, Airbus Defence and Space), Joanne Wheeler (Managing Partner, Alden Legal),Andrey Shabalin (Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva), and Sarah Erickson, Research Assistant, Space Security & WMD Programmers UNIDIR.

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research recently held the Outer Space Security conference which included a panel on Mapping Space Threats, Risk and Challenges with key participants coming from locations such as the United States and Russia. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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New Space Security Portal Launched

Space Security Portal

Following the release last week of the new Outer Space Security lexicon, and ahead of the upcoming Outer Space Security Conference in a few weeks, the Secure World Foundation and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) have launched a new Space Security Portal (SSP).

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