10 February 2009. At the current session of the Scientific-Technical Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), ESPI reported about its recent activities relevant to the work of this global forum.
26 January 2009.For the first time, ESPI joined Eurisy in conducting a major activity. The conference "Models of Governance of National Space Activities in the Evolving European Framework - Optimising Benefits from Participation in European Programmes" assembled more than 30 high level speakers and participants from 25 countries in Budapest. It stimulated a thorough debate on governance issues, which are of great importance for enabling successful space activities in Europe.
22 January 2009. Can Europe afford not to use space? This new ESPI Special on “Europe without Space?” provides the most striking problems and threats Europe would encounter if it stopped using space applications – a scenario which opens the eyes for the benefits space utilisation provides for all.
6 January 2009. Following the recent steps by ESA and EU on strengthening European space activities for security, this ESPI Perspective entitled “The Need to Counter Space Terrorism – A European Perspective” takes a look on the so far neglected threat of space assets from space terrorism and proposes a coherent EU approach to counter this real and latent menace.
17 December 2008. Based on the recent IAA/ESPI/SWF conference, the three organisations now jointly published the “10 Steps” which contain a policy roadmap for a new international approach to space utilisation.
12 December 2008. The latest issue of the “ESPI Perspectives” looks at the progress and the way forward of the planned European SSA system, given the results of the recent ESA Council Meeting at Ministerial level. It identifies the main areas for action in the near future.