GLOBALink | China, UN promote new space exploration partnership-Xinhua

GLOBALink | China, UN promote new space exploration partnership

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2022-11-24 19:18:46

HAIKOU, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- China has outlined its plan for promoting further international cooperation on space technology and exploration with other countries and international organizations within the framework of the United Nations.

It specified the plan in an action statement issued at the 2022 United Nations/China 2nd Global Partnership Workshop on Space Exploration and Innovation.

The event has been held from Monday to Thursday in Haikou, China.

According to the action statement, China is willing to work with space agencies and international organizations worldwide to promote the establishment of a new type of global partnership featuring equality and mutual benefit, openness and inclusiveness, peaceful use and the benefit of mankind.

Zhang Kejian, head of the China National Space Administration, said that China is willing to engage in fields like rule-making, strategic planning, carrying out space missions, as well as scientific data sharing and application.

Niklas Hedman, acting director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, said the organization plans to take the exploration efforts to another level through bilateral and multilateral partnerships.

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