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The Space Café Podcast #69: Carlo Buontempo – Copernicus Climate change and an unbiased look at the state of our world. 

SpaceWatch.Global is pleased to present: The Space Café Podcast #69: Carlo Buontempo - Copernicus Climate change and an unbiased look at the state of our world. Episode 069 features a special guest: Carlo Buontempo. Carlo Buontempo is the Director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service at Copernicus ECMWF. He is an expert on climate change and has been working in the field for many years. 

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UAE Space Agency signs MoU with Philippine Space Agency

The UAE Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine Space Agency (PhiSA) to enhance cooperation in scientific research, space exploration and knowledge exchange to serve common interests and promote international partnerships supporting science and knowledge exchange in the outer space industry. This partnership comes as part of the UAE Space Agency's goals to strengthen cooperation with international partners in space science and peaceful exploration of outer space.

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Space Café 33 Minutes With Marco Ferrazzani – ESA Ministerial Meeting of 2022, The Outcomes

Our Space Café “33 minutes with Marco Ferrazzani - ESA Ministerial Meeting of 2022, the outcomes and the way forward” took place on Tuesday, 29th November. Marco Ferrazzani is the Senior Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Services department at the European Space Agency (ESA), based at its headquarters in Paris. He is an advisor to the ESA Director General and to the ESA Council. 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).

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Register Today for the Next Space Arbitration Association Event on 15th December 2022

Please join us for a discussion on 15 December 2022 at 12:00 pm CET on outer space and international arbitration, organized by the Space Arbitration Association , hosted by Space Watch Global, and supported by the International Section of the New York State Bar Association and Jus Mundi.

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Space Café Recap: “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #11

In the latest (11th) Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, host Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor of International Law at Western Sydney University, Sydney and Professorial Fellow at Bond University, Australia, and Co-Host Torsten Kriening, SpaceWatch.Global’s Publisher, welcomed Olga Volynskaya and Lucien Rapp to a wonderful breakfast discussion at the historic Bibent café in Toulouse.

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UNOOSA and UK Launch partnership on Registering Space Objects

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Government of the United Kingdom are launching a new project to enhance international expertise in the registration of objects launched into outer space. The multi-year project strengthens an already solid foundation of joint efforts between the partners covering topics such as space sustainability and climate action.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Going into Space PART 2

This is the second part of an op-end article reflecting the EuroDefense network ongoing work from several national chapters with the objective to recommend a common ambitious high-level vision for European advancement in the Space Domain as it proves critical to Europe’s prosperity, security and defence.   Europe should build a space strategic culture that accentuates its strengths, minimizes its weaknesses and articulates and justifies its goals to the world and to itself.

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UNOOSA and KSA Collaborate Under Space Law for New Space Actors Project

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) have agreed to collaborate under the “Space Law for New Space Actors” project. The collaboration will include a technical advisory mission to Nairobi, Kenya, in the first half of 2023 to provide capacity-building and legal advisory services tailored to regulatory authorities in Kenya. 

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