Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)
Comité des utilisations pacifiques de l'espace extra-atmosphérique
Comisión sobre la Utilización del Espacio Ultraterrestre con Fines Pacificos
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1959-12-12 New York NY USA
Established within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), by UN General Assembly resolution 1472A (XIV), an ad hoc committee of the same name having previously been established by resolution 1348 (XIII) of 1958. Since 1993, based at and serviced by E-XJ7585 - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) - - also referred to as UN-OOSA - at E-XE7552 - United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV).
Review the scope of international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space; bring the benefits of space applications to humankind; promote capacity building efforts on the use of space technologies for development.
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Annual Session; Scientific and Technical Subcommittee; Legal Subcommittee; Secretariat provided by the 'Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA)'. Reports to Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly.
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