Central America

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On 11 May 2021, Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, and Mr. Vinicio Cerezo, Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding for both institutions to work together to further their shared goals and objectives regarding the use of space science and technology for sustainable socio-economic and environmental development.   The MoU will enhance the collaboration between SICA and the UN-SPIDER programme that is managed by UNOOSA, it will enable UNOOSA to explore ways to implement the Space Law for New Space Actors project in Central America, and it will facilitate the organization of capacity-building activities at the regional level to enhance the use of space science and technology for sustainable socio-economic and environmental development.   All these efforts will contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In her remarks, Ms. Di Pippo noted that UNOOSA has a long history of…

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Publishing date 22/05/2021