Magda Cocco (Partner of TMT practice area and responsible for the aerospace sector at VdA) and Helena Correia Mendonça (VdA Consultant) will be speakers at the "10TH UNITED NATIONS WORKSHOP ON SPACE LAW" entitled "Contribution of Space Law and Policy to Space Governance and Space Security in the 21st Century. The workshop is organized by UNOOSA (United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs ) in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and will take place in Vienna on 5-8 of September.

The intervention of VdA will focus on the key challenges in the development of space policies in emerging countries.

The Workshop on Space Law forms part of a series of workshops under the space law capacity-building programme of the Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

The Workshop will provide an overview of the legal regime governing the peaceful uses of outer space, will examine and compare various aspects of the broader perspective of space security in global space governance, and will address space law and policy in the context of UNISPACE+50.