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GN Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the Global Network Against Weapons and NUclear Power in Sapce

Resource Mining in Outer Space: Artemis Accords and Beyond

A GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ‘RESOURCE MINING IN OUTER SPACE: ARTEMIS ACCORDS AND BEYOND’ Jointly hosted by The Center for Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi, USA In association with The Centre for Aviation and Space Laws, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India and The Center for Research in Air and Space Law, Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai, India We look forward to meeting you and value your contribution to the ongoing success of this annual conference. The purpose of the Conference is to bring together scholars from India and abroad to interact, share ideas and build collegial networks...

Crowded space: why the increasing militarisation of space could risk nuclear war


The increasing militarisation of space is contributing to a wider problem: it's becoming dangerously crowded. Currently there are 27,000 human-made objects floating in space, and there are plans for this number to increase sharply. Billions of pounds are being spent by multiple countries – including the UK - on militarising space. This includes satellites, ground-based stations and new technologies such as armed drones, controlled through satellites. Not surprisingly, a crowded space has major implications for security, including increasing the risk of nuclear war. Find out more in this webinar. Chaired by Kate Hudson (General Secretary, CND) with speakers: Mélusine Lebert,...