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    Title

    National space law developments with particular focus on the Middle East region

    Description

    National space law implements the principles and general norms of space law to ensure their applicability and enforcement at national level. It also reflects the details of a state’s national regulatory structure as well as elements of national legal culture. Since national space law defines the scope of space activities and those falling under its jurisdiction, it has a comparative nature. This annual session has a particular focus this year on the national space statutes and regulations promulgated across the Middle east. It also invites consideration of whether and if so, how states approach implementation of the various sets of non-binding rules applicable to outer space activities, whether debris mitigation or the more recently approved long term sustainability guidelines the soft law rules of space law the extent to which considers the extent to which in 2020 on developments in space law with a particular regard to the middle eastern region. It has a comparative format and has enabled the transitions and reforms in the community of national space statutes to be followed.

    IPC members
    • Co-Chair: Prof. Armel Kerrest, University of Western Brittany (UBO), France;

    • Co-Chair: Prof. Sridhara Murthi K. R., Jain University, India;

    • Rapporteur: Ms. Zeina Ahmad, University of Cologne, Germany;

    papers

    Order

    Time

    Paper title

    Mode

    Presentation status

    Speaker

    Affiliation

    Country

    1

    National Legislation for Space Sector in the Space Emerging Countries: The case of the United Arab Emirates

    Mr. Mohamed Amara

    UAE Space Agency

    United Arab Emirates

    2

    The 2019 Measures on the promotion of a systematic and orderly development of commercial carrier rockets: the first step towards a comprehensive regulation of Chinese private space activities

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Fabio Tronchetti

    Beihang University (BUAA)

    China

    3

    case study: the uae approach towards regulating space resources utilization

    Mrs. Sumaya Al Hajeri

    United Arab Emirates Space Agency

    United Arab Emirates

    4

    DOMESTIC LEGISLATION AND CHALLENGES RELATED TO OUTER SPACE LAWS IN PAKISTAN

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Shakeel Ahmad

    Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

    Canada

    5

    Financial aspects of space companies’ activities in Middle East

    Ms. Daria Balta

    MGIMO University

    Russian Federation

    6

    The regional preference from a space law and policy perspective and the European intergovernmental organisation as a potential model for the Middle East

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Annette Froehlich, LL.M., MAS

    European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)German Aerospace Center (DLR)

    Austria

    7

    National Compliance with International Space Law: A Case Study of the United States, South Korea, Brazil, South Africa, and Nigeria

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. David Lindgren

    University of Cape Town

    United States

    8

    Lessons to be learned from UAE National Space Law - For a Stable and Protected Private Investment in Space Sector

    10

    confirmed

    Mr. Sethu Nandakumar Menon

    United Arab Emirates

    9

    Liability in outer space and Challenges of national space act in Islamic countries such as Iran

    Dr. Hamid Kazemi

    Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology

    Iran

    10

    A Regional Initiative for Studying the Status of National Space Laws

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Ikuko Kuriyama

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

    Japan

    11

    The National Strategy of Civil and Military Integration and Its Impact on China’s Space Sector

    10

    confirmed

    Prof. Xiaodan Wu

    China Central University of Finance and Economics

    China

    12

    The peculiarities of Canada’s space laws and lessons to be learned

    Mr. Aram Daniel Kerkonian

    Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

    Canada

    13

    Establishing the Philippine Space Agency: From Technology Development to Policy Legislation

    10

    confirmed

    Dr. Rogel Mari Sese

    The Philippines