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    UNIS/MA/112
    2 September 2015

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    Media representatives are invited to attend the

    Closing Ceremony of the exhibition

    "My Planet From Space: Fragility and Beauty"

    on Tuesday, 8th September 2015, 6pm - 8pm

    at the

    Visitors' Lobby, General Assembly Building, United Nations, New York

    Coordinated and produced by the European Space Agency (ESA) and realized in close partnership with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), this exhibition uses spectacular satellite images and videos to demonstrate the beauty and fragility of our planet and the challenges posed by climate change.

    Speakers:

    Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

    Mr. Volker Liebig, Director of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programmes

    Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

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    A full media kit is available at available at: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/events/my-planet-from-space-closing-ceremony/PressKit.html

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    For further information, please contact:

    Sinead Harvey
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-8718
    Email: sinead.harvey[at]unoosa.org