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1st Meeting, 3rd Session Open-ended Working Group…

1st Meeting, 3rd Session Open-ended Working Group on Reducing Space Threats
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Open-Ended Working Group on Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours, Third session 30 Jan - 3 Feb
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10:00 – 13:00  (Audio begins at 02:00 minutes)
  • Agenda item 6(c) Reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours: To make recommendations on possible norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours relating to threats by States to space systems, including, as appropriate, how they would contribute to the negotiation of legally binding instruments, including on the prevention of an arms race in outer space 
  • Topic 1: Norms, rules and principles derived from existing international legal and other normative frameworks 
  • General exchange among Member States
OverviewOpen-ended working group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 76/231, the open-ended working group on reducing space threats through norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours convened its organizational session on 7 and 9 February 2022 at the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office at Geneva. The first session was held from 9 to 13 May 2022. The second session was held from 12 to 16 September 2022. The third session will be held from 30 January to 3 February 2023. The fourth session will be held from 7 to 11 August 2023.

Prior to establishing the open-ended working group, the General Assembly, in its resolution 75/36, requested the Secretary-General to seek the views of Member States on the further development and implementation of norms, rules and principles of responsible behaviours and on the reduction of the risks of misunderstanding and miscalculations with respect to outer space. The report of the Secretary-General and the views submitted by Member States are available on the website of the Office for Disarmament Affairs.