The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) plans to issue a publication on the topic "On-Orbit Servicing" in the Springer series on Space Policy. Practitionners, academics and students are invited to join this interesting project by contributing an article around legal, political, economic etc. perspectives.


On 28 Novembre, Director of ESPI was invited to give a keynote speech at the inauguration of the Polish War Studies University in Warsaw. He elaborated on the development of the European Space policy in a global context and on the upcoming challenges related to secutity of space assets.

On 25-26 Novembre, Foreign Ministries Science and Technology Advisors Network (FMSTAN) and Science Policy in Diplomacy and External Relations (SPIDER) organised a series of events related to Science and Diplomacy. Director of ESPI was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Technological Diplomacy that took place in the Vienna Diplomatische Akademie. He presented the situation, perspectives and challenges for the European Space sector.  

ESPI Director gave an interview with the prestigious German/English review "Cercle Diplomatique" on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing. He elaborated on the European perspectives for Space exploration.


ESPI staff contributed to the United Nations / Austria World Space Forum titled 'Access to Space4All', which took place in Vienna between 18 and 22 November 2019. The World Space Forum is a series of annual events organised by UNOOSA with hosting countries. It consists in informal high-level gatherings of public and private space stakeholders meant to deliver messages and recommendations for the consideration of COPUOS delegations.


In October and November 2019, ESPI Resident Research Fellow Tomas Hrozensky participated as a speaker in two events in the Central and Eastern Europe region, addressing issues related to several recently published or still ongoing ESPI research studies on topics such as space security, space diplomacy, space strategy and space power.


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