UN Documents

DECLARATIONS & LEGAL PRINCIPLES

  • The "Declaration of Legal Principles": Declaration of Legal Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Uses of Outer Space; General Assembly resolution 1962 (XVIII) of 13 December 1963. Available in English.

  • The "Broadcasting Principles": The Principles Governing the Use by States of Artificial Earth Satellites for International Direct Television Broadcasting; General Assembly resolution 37/92 of 10 December 1982. Available in English.  

  • The "Remote Sensing Principles": The Principles Relating to Remote Sensing of the Earth from Outer Space; General Assembly resolution 41/65 of 3 December 1986. Available in English.

  • The "Nuclear Power Sources Principles": The Principles Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space; General Assembly resolution 47/68 of 14 December 1992. Available in English.

  • The "Benefits Declaration": The Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of All States, Taking into Particular Account the Needs of Developing Countries; General Assembly resolution 51/122 of 13 December 1996. Available in English.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTIONS

  • All resolutions of the UN General Assembly can be found on the UN OOSA website.

COPUOS SESSIONS

LEGAL SUBCOMMITTEE SESSIONS

 

UN REGISTER OF OBJECTS LAUNCHED INTO OUTER SPACE

UN DOCUMENTS RELATED TO NATIONAL SPACE LAWS

  • Recent documents relating to National Space Laws can be found on the UN OOSA website. 

OTHER UN DOCUMENTS

  • Notes, draft reports, working papers, final reports, and many more, can be found on the UN OOSA website.