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    UNIS/OS/420
    9 July 2012

    Building Partnerships with UNOOSA

    VIENNA, 9 July (UN Information Service) - The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is launching a new website to inform partners about possible cooperation opportunities such as in the field of global navigation systems, space applications for managing the environment and disaster management and emergency reponse. Information on projects to build partnerships have been identified on the sidelines of the 55th session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in June 2012 and are available at: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/partnership/index.html

    The successful implementation of UNOOSA mandates benefits from the support and voluntary contributions in cash and in kind of Member States and their institutions, as well as from the assistance and cooperation of donors from regional and international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

    UNOOSA is inviting interested parties to join in partnership opportunities in the following thematic areas:

    UNOOSA carries out a diverse programme that covers the legal, scientific and political aspects of space-related activities. By bringing actors together and galvanizing concerted action, UNOOSA encourages dialogue against a backdrop of law and diplomacy, conducts capacity-building activities using space tools for development and promotes awareness by celebrating space achievements and milestones.

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    For further information, please contact:

    Ahmed Osman (Mr.)
    United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4977
    Fax: (+43-1) 26060-5830
    Email: ahmed.osman[at]unoosa.org