Open-ended working group on reducing space threats

Documents
General Assembly resolutions and decisions
A/RES/76/231 of 30 December 2021Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of
responsible behaviours
Decision 76/561 of 26 April 2022, contained, for the time being, in document A/76/L.50Open-ended working group on reducing space threats through
norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours
Communications to Member States

Note verbale from the United Nations Secretariat, dated 4 January 2022, on the convening of the open-ended working group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours (available in English and French)

Letter from the Chair to delegations, dated 18 April 2022

Aides-memoires

Aide-memoire for the organizational session and the first substantive session, dated 28 January

Aide-memoire for the first session, dated 26 April

Official Documents
A/AC.294/2022/1Provisional Agenda
A/AC.294/2022/2Agenda
A/AC.294/2022/3Chair’s Summary of discussions under agenda items 5 and 6 (a) (advance unedited version)

Information notes

A/AC.294/2022/INF.1Indicative timetable [of the first session]
Working Papers
A/AC.294/2022/WP.1Existing Legal and Regulatory Frameworks concerning threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space: Submitted by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) (advance unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.2EU joint contributions to the works of the Open-Ended Working Group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours: Submitted by the European Union (advanced unedited version)
Working paper by ItalyNational contribution to the work of the Open-Ended Working Group on
reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours: Submitted by Italy (advanced unedited version)
A/AC/294/2022/WP.3 (Unofficial English translation)Document of the Russian Federation on the scope of work of the UN Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) established pursuant to UN GA resolution 76/231 "Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours" (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.4Constraints under International Law on Military Operations in, or in Relation to, Outer Space during Armed Conflicts: rubmitted by the International Committee of the Red Cross
A/AC.294/2022/WP.5EU joint contribution to the works of the Open-Ended Working Group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours: second part: existing international legal and other normative frameworks concerning threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.6Responsible behaviours as a practical contribution to the prevention of an arms race in outer space and to strengthening the international frameworks on space security: Submitted by Germany (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.7 (en) (fr)Canada's views on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviour (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.9 (zh)Submission of China Pursuant to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 75/36 (advanced unedited)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.10 (zh)Submission of China Pursuant to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 76/230 (advanced unedited)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.11Rules and principles of responsible behaviours: submitted by the United Kingdom (advanced unedited version)
Working paper by the United StatesUnited States of America National Submission to the United Nations Secretary General pursuant to UN General Assembly Resolution 75/36 "Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours"
Working paper by the United States2022 Challenges to Security in Space - Space Reliance in an Era of Competition and Expansion: Submitted by the United States
Working paper by the United States (ar) (en) (fr) (ru) (sp) (zh)Fact Sheet: Vice President Harris Advances National Security Norms in Space: submitted by the United States
A/AC.294/2022/WP.12The duty of “due regard” as a foundational principle of responsible behavior in space: Submitted by the Philippines (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.13 (en) (fr) Current context and benefits of establishing norms of responsible behaviour: Submitted by France (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.14 (en) (fr)International legal framework applicable to space: Submitted by France (advanced unedited version)
A/AC.294/2022/WP.15Regarding the Works of the Open-Ended Working Group on Reducing Space Threats through Norms, Rules, and Principles of Responsible Behaviours: Submitted by the Republic of Korea (advanced unedited version)
Working paper by ASEANWritten contribution: Submitted by the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (advanced unedited version)
Information Notes
A/AC.294/2022/INF.1Indicative Timetable for the first session
NGO Working Papers
A/AC.294/2022/NGO/1Written contribution Submitted by European Space Policy Institute (ESPI)
A/AC.294/2022/NGO/2Written contribution to the first session of the United Nation Open-Ended Working Group on “Reducing Space Threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours”: Submitted by the Outer Space Institute working group
A/AC.294/2022/NGO/3Written contribution to the United Nations
OEWG on Reducing Space Threats: Submitted by Canadian Pugwash Group
A/AC.294/2022/NGO/4Developing norms for enhanced Security in Outer Space: Process and Priorities: Submitted by Project Ploughshares
A/AC.294/2022/NGO/5Written Contribution to the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) on Reducing Space Threats Through Norms, Rules and Principles of
Responsible Behaviours: Submitted by the Institute of Air and Space Law of McGill University, Canada
Working paper by Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights (ar) (en)Reducing space threats: submitted by Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights