Danielle Wooden, assistant professor of Media Arts & Sciences and of Aeronautics & Astronautics and director of Area Enabled, is chosen for a 3rd time to function a Non-public Sector Advisor to the US Delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceable Makes use of of Outer Area (COPUOS).
On June 5 round 12pm ET/6pm Vienna time, Danielle will current a livestreamed Technical Presentation as a part of the COPUOS occasions. The occasion can be shared by way of the United Nations webcast system: Be aware that the precise begin time could also be delayed resulting from Committee enterprise.
Prof Wooden will take part in COPUOS between June 5 and 9 in particular person on the United Nations’ Vienna Worldwide Middle in Austria. Danielle was chosen to function a Non-public Sector Advisor by way of a aggressive course of by which the U.S. State Division critiques functions and identifies consultants who can share their information the delegation and different COPUOS individuals. Prof Wooden’s function as a Non-public Sector Advisor consists of giving a technical presentation and discussing questions that come up for the US delegation throughout the course of the committee deliberation.
Professor Wooden was beforehand chosen as a Non-public Sector Advisor throughout COPUOS actions occurring in February 2023 and June 2022. Extra details about the 2023 COPUOS assembly is right here: https://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/ourwork/copuos/2023/index.html.
“The Committee on the Peaceable Makes use of of Outer Area (COPUOS) was arrange by the Common Meeting in 1959 to control the exploration and use of house for the advantage of all humanity: for peace, safety and improvement. The Committee was tasked with reviewing worldwide cooperation in peaceable makes use of of outer house, finding out space-related actions that might be undertaken by the United Nations, encouraging house analysis programmes, and finding out authorized issues arising from the exploration of outer house.
The Committee was instrumental within the creation of the 5 treaties and 5 rules of outer house. Worldwide cooperation in house exploration and the usage of house expertise functions to fulfill international improvement targets are mentioned within the Committee yearly. Owing to speedy advances in house expertise, the house agenda is consistently evolving. The Committee subsequently offers a novel platform on the international degree to observe and focus on these developments.”