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2024-04 SINC 2024

Space for Island Nations Conference – 23-25 April 2024

Join us at the Space for Island Nations Conference (SINC), where we embark on a transformative journey exploring the intersection of space technology, sustainability, and the unique challenges faced by island nations. This groundbreaking event brings together experts, thought leaders, and innovators to discuss and collaborate on solutions that harness the potential of space exploration to benefit island communities.

Space Nuggets 17/2023 – Island nations, Earth Observation and the road ahead: SINC 2024

In this week's Space Nuggets Dr Emma Gatti reflects on her experience at the Space for Islands Conference and the forthcoming opportunities for new space economies. This past week she was in Maldives attending SINC 2024 and spoke about the stark differences between youth driven organisations like MSRO (Maldives Space Research Organisation) who organised SINC and conferences like the Space Symposium.

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SINC 2024 – Interview with Dr Ulpia Botezatu

Why should small nations join UN COPUOS? And what benefits could they gain from joining the UN COPUOS community? Dr Ulpia Botezatu, Chair of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the UN Committee for Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, explains to Dr Emma Gatti, why international Western institutions should be interested in emerging nations and vice versa.

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SINC 2024 – Interview with Whisper

China is building its space network in the Asian-Pacific countries and Africa. Whisper, the Director of the Scientific Research Department for Chang Guang Satellite Technology co L.t.D. visited the Maldives during SINC to understand how China can expand its market in the region. Our Editor-in-Chief, Dr Emma Gatti, had the opportunity to talk with him about his mission.

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SINC 2024 – Interview with Andiswa Mlisa

Rarely does the Pacific Community have the courage to initiate a dialogue with the Western world. During SINC, Andiswa Mlisa, Principal Advisor Business Development in the lead for Digital Earth Pacific, explained to our editor-in-chief, Dr. Emma Gatti, why the Pacific community must be involved in the broader dialogue about Space economy and Space security.

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SINC 2024 – Interview with H.E. Hassaan Mohamed

What can Space do to support the Maldives in their fight for climate change? Dr Emma Gatti interviews Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Energy, H.E. Hassaan Mohamed during the first day of SINC to understand how this island nation is trying to harvest Space technology to emerge as a new technological, unexpected reality withing the New Space industry

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