State Department: United Nations General Assembly First Committee

October 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Rose Gottemoeller, the State Department’s Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, addressed the United Nations General Assembly First Committee on October 5, 2010. This is what she had to say about space issues:

United Nations General Assembly First Committee

Rose Gottemoeller
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
Remarks by Delegation of the United States of America to the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly
New York City
October 5, 2010

. . . Space Policy

Mr. Chairman, before I conclude I would like to make note of a few additional issues. In late June, the new U.S. national space policy was released by the Obama Administration. This policy reaffirms a commitment by the United States to cooperate with other nations to maintain the freedom of space and thus to enhance the welfare of humankind. The policy recognizes that all nations have the right to use and explore space, but with this right also comes responsibility. We therefore call on all nations to work together to adopt approaches for responsible activity in space to preserve this right for the benefit of future generations. . . .

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