Legal Subcommittee: 2021

Sixtieth session (31 May - 11 June 2021)

WebCast (Plenary Sessions and Technical Presentations)

Statements

Session Documents

Daily Journals

Technical Presentations

Digital Recordings of LSC 2021

IISL/ECSL Space Law Symposium 2021 "Space Law for the Global Space Economy", Tuesday, 8 April 2021: Online presentations

LSC 2021 MEETING Guidelines

Annotated Provisional Agenda

Scheduled Informal Consultations on Space Resources

Note Verbales with organizational decisions

  • Information Circular CU 2021/136 - OOSA/2021/18 (29 March 2021) informs that the decision was adopted by the Legal Subcommittee as of 1 April 2021 3.01 p.m. (Vienna Time).
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Side event information

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Virtual briefing to the Permanent Missions on the preparation for the upcoming 60th session of the Legal Subcommittee, 11 May 2021

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, in its capacity as the secretariat of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Subcommittees, has the pleasure to invite States members of the Committee and permanent observers of the Committee to a briefing in preparation for the upcoming 60th session of the Legal Subcommittee. Ref. OOSA/2021/35 CU 2021/194 (6 May 2021) .

The Briefing will take place on Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 14:00-15:00 CEST (2.00 - 3.00 p.m. Vienna time).

Click here to see the related Presentation.

Decision on the change to the schedule of work of the Committee and its subsidiary bodies in 2021

Further to its previous communication with ref: OOSA/2020/39 - CU/2020/430 of 18 December 2020, placing under silence procedure until Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 3:00 p.m. (Vienna time), a draft decision on the change to the schedule of work of the Committee and its subsidiary bodies in 2021, UNOOSA, in its capacity as secretariat of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its subcommittees, is pleased to inform that the silence procedure has concluded without objections.

Accordingly, the following decision is considered adopted by the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space as of 3:01 p.m. (Vienna Time), 23 December 2020:

Decision: The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space agrees on the following tentative dates for its own session and the sessions of its subcommittees in 2021:

  • Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 19-30 April 2021
  • Legal Subcommittee: 31 May-11 June 2021
  • Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: 25 August-3 September 2021


Session Documents

Draft Report of the 60th session (A/AC.105/C.2/L.314 & Addenda)
(NOTE: Language versions of these documents will be added when they are made available)

A/AC.105/C.2/L.314

 

Report of the Acting Chair of the Working Group on the Definition and Delimitation of Outer Space (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/DEF/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.2/2021/DEF/L.1

 

Report of the Chair of the Working Group on the Status and Application of the Five United Nations Treaties on Outer Space (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/TRE/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.2/2021/TRE/L.1

  

Summary report of the Working Group on the "Space2030" Agenda of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/WG2030/L.1)

A/AC.105/C.2/2021/WG2030/L.1

 

Provisional List of Participants (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/CRP.2)

A/AC.105/C.2/2021/CRP.2

  

Annotated provisional agenda (including indicative schedule of work) (A/AC.105/C.2/L.317)

A/AC.105/C.2/L.317

 

Conference Room Papers (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/CRP.)

CRP

 

Information for Participants (A/AC.105/C.2/2021/CRP.1)

CRP.1

 

Report of the Legal Subcommittee on its fifty-eighth session (A/AC.105/1203)

A/AC.105/1203

 

General Assembly resolution: Continuity of the work of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its subsidiary bodies (A/RES/75/92)

A/75/92

 

Decisions and actions by the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Legal Subcommittee taken by written procedure (A/75/20)

A/75/20

 

Series: A/AC.105/C.2/

A/AC.105/C.2/

 

Series: A/AC.105/C.2/L.

A/AC.105/C.2/L.

 

Series: A/AC.105/C.1/L.

A/AC.105/C.1/L.

 

Series: A/AC.105/

A/AC.105/

 

General Assembly Resolution: International cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space (A/RES/74/82)

A/RES/74/82

 

LSC Reports

LSC Reports

 

COPUOS Reports

COPUOS Reports

 

STSC Reports

STSC Reports

 

Documents relating to the national legislation and practice relating to definition and delimitation of outer space (A/AC.105/865 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/865 & Addenda

 

Documents relating to the definition and delimitation of outer space: views of States members and permanent observers of the Committee (A/AC.105/1112 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/1112 & Addenda

 

Documents relating to the Questions on the definition and delimitation of outer space (A/AC.105/889 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/889 & Addenda

 

Historical summary on the consideration of the question on the definition and delimitation of outer space (A/AC.105/769 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/769 & Addenda

 

Documents relating to the Questions on suborbital flights for scientific missions and/or for human transportation (A/AC.105/1039 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/1039 & Addenda

 

Documents on Information relating to any practical case known that would warrant the definition and delimitation of outer space (A/AC.105/1226 and Addenda)

A/AC.105/1226 & Addenda

 

Documents relating to the Questionnaire on possible legal issues with regard to aerospace objects (A/AC.105/635 and Addenda, A/AC.105/C.2/L.249 and Addenda)

Aerospace

 

United Nations Treaties and Principles on Outer Space, including related General Assembly resolutions and other documents (ST/SPACE/61)

ST/SPACE/61

 

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