UNOOSA Archive

UNOOSA and ESA join forces to address the space debris challenge

VIENNA, 24 May (UN Information Service) — UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a joint statement on their wish to cooperate on the challenge of space debris. The two organisations agreed to work together to increase global understanding and the consolidation of knowledge on space debris; to

UNOOSA and JAXA open fourth round of KiboCUBE

VIENNA/TOKYO, 2 October (UN Information Service) – The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have announced the opening of the fourth round of the KiboCUBE programme. KiboCUBE was launched in September 2015 as a capacity-building initiative between UNOOSA and JAXA to offer developing countries the opportunity

UNOOSA and UNDP sign Memorandum of Understanding

VIENNA/NEW YORK, 14 December (United Nations Information Service) – The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have committed to work more closely together in the use of space technology for development around the world. On 6 December UNOOSA Director Simonetta Di Pippo and UNDP Director of