SWF Podcast
SWF Podcast
Jan 30, 2017
The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Signing of the Outer Space Treaty
Play • 1 hr 20 min

Recorded in Washington, DC, on January 27, 2017.

On January 27, 1967, the Outer Space Treaty was opened for signature in Moscow, London, and Washington DC. On the fiftieth anniversary of this occasion, a luncheon symposium was held at Georgetown University to reflect on the development of the Outer Space Treaty, the fundamental role the US government played in its development, as well as rationales behind the treaty and fundamentals of public international law underpinning the document and informing our understanding of it.

This event was organized by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) with the support of the Secure World Foundation and the Georgetown Space Law Society.

Speakers (in order of appearance):

  • Ms. Oonagh Sands, American Society of International Law
  • Mr. Christopher Johnson, Secure World Foundation
  • Moderator, Mr. Steve Mirmina, Georgetown University
  • Mr. David A. Koplow, Georgetown University
  • Mr. Robert E. Dalton, US Department of State

More details, including a video recording of the event, can be found at the event page on the SWF website.

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