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Space Cafè Radio – NewSpace Africa special – with Cecilia Donati and Savino Ruà

Savino Ruà and Cecilia Donati; photos courtesy of them

In this  Space Café Radio – SpaceWatch.Global Editor in Chief Dr. Emma Gatti spoke with Savino Ruà,  International Relations Officer at DG DEFIS (European Commission), and  Cecilia Donati, Policy Officer Digital and Space for Development at DG INTPA (European Commission) about the recent NewSpace Africa Conference 2023, which took place in Abidjan, in the Ivory Coast, between the 26th and 27th of April 2023.

The conference allowed European and African Space leaders to meet and trace the guidelines of their future collaborations. Together, Emma, Savino and Cecilia discussed which type of collaboration the EU is interested in building with African countries, and which are the space interests the two continents shares.


This podcast is part of a supported collaboration between SpaceWatch.Global and EU Global Action. The EU Global Action on Space is an EU-funded instrument that aims to promote the EU Space Programme globally and encourage international collaboration using space-based data and services in a broad range of domains.

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