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  1. Readying for the UNISPACE+50 conference CNES at the first High-Level Forum on ‘Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development’

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    November 21, 2016

    The first High-Level Forum on ‘Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development’, organized by the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in the run-up to the UNISPACE+50 conference in June 2018, is being held in Dubai from Sunday 20 to Thursday 24 November. At the invitation of Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), on the opening day of the forum CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall talked about the role of satellites in curbing climate change.

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  2. CNES at COPUOS sessions and IAF Symposium in Vienna

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    February 8, 2017

    The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) held its first Symposium on Wednesday 8 February in Vienna, following the 54th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). CNES and IAF President Jean-Yves Le Gall presented the federation’s Global Innovation Agenda 2016-2019 and upcoming events to delegates.

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  3. Space and Climate CNES presents postscript to COP21 at plenary session of COPUOS (Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space)

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    June 9, 2016

    The 2016 plenary session of COPUOS, the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, is being held all this week in Vienna, Austria. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall was there to give a speech on efforts engaged in the wake of the COP21 and how the space sector is helping to monitor climate and drive growth.

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  4. Space debris: CNES working to clean up space

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    August 9, 2011

    The sheer numbers of space debris objects now in Earth orbit are obliging space agencies to adopt measures to sustain the long-term utilization of space. CNES is working to tackle this issue on the United Nations COPUOS committee.

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