Symposium on Legal and Policy Aspects of Space Cooperation Between Europe and BRICS Countries; Inventory, Challenges and Opportunities

When: Thursday, May 16, 2013

Where: Academy Building, Leiden University, Room 'Klein Auditorium', Rapenburg 66-73, 2311 GJ Leiden, The Netherlands

On Thursday 16 May 2013 The International Institute of Air and Space Law of Leiden Law School and The Department of Latin American Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University jointly organise the First Symposium on Legal and Policy aspects of space cooperation between Europe and BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in the Netherlands and probably in Europe. This event will be sponsored by the Secure World Foundation and Laboratoire Europeen d'Anticipation Politique.

Speakers from the BRICS countries, the European Union and European space organisations will outline their vision. A panel discussion at the end of the day will be led by Prof. Laurens Jan Brinkhorst. Mrs. Prof. Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Rector Manificus of Leiden University will open the Symposium to underline the uniqueness of the event.

The symposium will take place in the Academy Building, Rapenburg 73 and will be concluded with a drink for all participants. There will be a speakers dinner the evening prior to the symposium. 

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For more information please contact the Brussels Office Director Agnieszka Lukaszczyk alukaszczyk@swfound.org.

Last updated on December 11, 2013