The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council
We are in the process of developing and improving our website, and we invite you to participate in our brief survey to measure the level of your satisfaction
Satisfaction Survey For UAE Interact Website
رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

UAE becomes member of UN Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Committee

posted on 02/11/2015: 1981 views

NEW YORK: The UAE has become a member of the UN Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, COPUOS, in a move that allows the UAE to take advantage of the technology and the science of space technology to improve sustainable development in the economic, social, environmental sectors.

The Fourth Committee of the General Assembly, which adopts an annual resolution on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space, adopted the UAE as a member in the committee yesterday, in line with the space sector policies of the UAE's scientific and technological diverse and initiatives.

The UAE has made important accomplishments in the field of outer space, such as the establishment of the UAE Space Agency in 2014, with a vision based on organising the space sector as well as contributing to the national economy, maintaining sustainable development, and preparing a distinct generation of qualified national cadres, to build local, regional and global strategic partnerships in the field, in addition to its participation in international and regional conferences and seminars regarding the space sector.

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space was established in 1959 and has 84 members. It governs the exploration and use of space for peace, security and development. – Emirates News Agency, WAM - v


19 June 2017 Emirati teachers take part in Honeywell Educators Programme in U.S
01 February 2017 Global Space Congress discusses latest space technologies
31 January 2017 Abu Dhabi to host Global Space Congress on Tuesday
22 November 2016 Genes in Space UAE finalists announced
22 August 2016 DNA experiment to be conducted at interactive ‘Genes in Space' workshop

Most Read