SWF Holds Successful Conference in Mexico on Space for Human and Environmental Security
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The Forum "Space for Human and Environmental Security in the Americas: Space policy, Long-term sustainability and Cyber- Health" was held in Mexico City, Mexico. The key objectives of the forum were to promote space policies that support the long-term sustainability of activities in outer space as essential elements of sustainable development on Earth; develop a road map for the participation of all countries of the Americas in the Project Cyber-Health, identifying actions that could be taken in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation; and exchange of information on national space policies and the possible identification of space application areas of common interest to countries from within and outside the Americas. SWF Brussels Office Director, Agnieszka Lukaszczyk gave a presentation titled "International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities vis a vis Other Space Security Initiatives" and SWF Senior Advisor Ray Williamson presented on "Principles and Drivers of Space Policy" and " Assuring the Sustainability of Space Activities".