United Nations Vienna 19-21 JuneEurisy
Fifty years since the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (1968 - 2018): UNISPACE+50
In June 2018 the international community will gather in Vienna for UNISPACE+50. UNISPACE+50 will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. It will also be an opportunity for the international community to gather and consider the future course of global space cooperation for the benefit of humankind.
UNISPACE+50 will consist of two main parts:
- A UNISPACE+50 Symposium, aimed at the broader space community, on 18 and 19 June; and
- A special UNISPACE+50 High-level Segment of the 61 stsession of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 20 and 21 June.
From 22 to 29 June, COPUOS will revert to its regular session.
In addition, a UNISPACE+50 exhibition consisting of around 40 exhibitors will be held in the Rotunda of the VIC from 18 to 23 June. The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturday 23 June from 9.00am to 12.30pm.