This Space Café WebTalk will feature Marco Ferrazzani , Senior Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Services department at the European Space Agency, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global.
ESA Council Ministerial Meeting 2022: outcomes and the way forward
On the 29th of November 2022 at 4 pm CET, Marco and Torsten will discuss the outcomes and future challenges coming out of the annual ESA Ministerial Council held in Paris on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2022.
Marco has been with ESA for 34 years. In his current position, he provides a full spectrum of legal advice and guidance on the legal and programmatic aspects of ESA’s programmes and policies.
As ESA’s Legal Counsel, Marco is advisor to the ESA Director General and to the ESA Council for all institutional and legal matters, including the interpretation of the ESA Convention and all relevant legal instruments. He advises ESA’s organs and its Member States on a wide variety of legal matters. Marco represents ESA at international conferences and is the Head of the Delegation to the Legal Sub-Committee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. He sits on a number of boards including those of the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL).
Marco graduated from the University of Naples Faculty of Law, where he specialised in and received the university prize for best doctoral thesis in international and comparative law. Before joining ESA, he was admitted to legal practice at the Bar in Italy and practiced law in the Milan office of one of the leading international commercial law firms.
The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions in dialogue with Marco Ferrazzani.
SpaceWatch.Global is a Europe-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.
This Space Café WebTalk will be conducted in English.
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