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Title:
Space activities of the United Nations and international organizations : a review of the activities and resources of the United Nations, its specialized agencies and other international bodies relating to the peaceful uses of outer space.
Author:
United Nations. Office for Outer Space Affairs.
Publication Information:
New York : United Nations, 1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 181 pages ; 28 cm
General Note:
At head of title: Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Office at Vienna.

"A/AC.105/715."

"A/CONF.184/BP/16."

"United Nations publication. Sales no. E.99.I.24"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9789211008210
Format :
Book

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The most recent report prepared by the Secretariat, updating the 1993 edition to the end of 1998. Provides a general overview of the various international organizations involved in the peaceful uses of outer space, past activities, current programs, and future plans. In addition to UN agencies, they include specialized agencies such as the International Civil Aviation Organization, the World Bank, and the World Intellectual Property Organization; other intergovernmental organizations such as the European Space Agency and the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization; and non-governmental organizations such as the Association of Space Explorers and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. No index is provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)