The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)


Since June 2008, EUTELSAT IGO has permanent Observer status with COPUOS and the Executive Secretary participates in meetings of the Committee, Subcommittees and Working Group on Long-term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities.

  • Information about COPUOS is available here.
  • Information about the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee is available here.
  • Information about the Legal Subcommittee is available here.


From 18 to 21 June 2018, the EUTELSAT IGO team attended UNISPACE+50 in Vienna that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. During the 61st  plenary session of COPOUS the Executive Secretary made a presentation of the activities of EUTELSAT IGO since July 2017.