Media representatives are invited to the opening of the
10 July 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Visitors' Lobby, United Nations Headquarters, New York, United States
VIENNA/NEW YORK, 3 July (United Nations Information Service) - The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and CANEUS International invite media representatives to the opening ceremony of the exhibition "My Planet, My Future: Space for the Sustainable Development Goals". The opening will be held on Tuesday, 10 July 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Visitors' Lobby of the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ) in New York and will be followed by a reception.
The exhibition illustrates how space science, technology and applications can be used to build sustainable and resilient societies. It shows space-related case studies from around the world with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under review at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, which is held at UNHQ from 9 to 18 July, namely:
The opening ceremony of the exhibition will include remarks from
The exhibition is organized by NGO CANEUS International with the support of UNOOSA, and designed by CANEUS partner MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications. The exhibition is sponsored by the European Global Navigation Satellite Agency (GSA) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR). It will be open at UNHQ from 10 July to 5 September 2018.
Media representatives who wish to attend the opening ceremony and reception and who do not have accreditation to UNHQ can request accreditation here .
For more information, please contact:
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Telephone: (+43 699) 1459 8718