Open-ended working group on reducing space threats

Statements: first session

Opening, 9 May 2022

General exchange of views

General exchange of views (informal mode)

Topic 1: Existing international law concerning threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space, 9 May 2022

Topic 2: International law relating to the use of force in international affairs in the context of threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space, 10 May 2022

Topic 3: Protection of civilians, civilian objects and the natural environment in relation to threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space

Topic 4: Applicable elements of the legal regimes governing aviation and the sea in the context of threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space

Topic 5: Voluntary mechanisms and regimes applicable to outer space in the context of threats arising from State behaviours with respect to outer space

Exchange of views on the outcome of the first session and outlook towards the second session