[NEWS] UAE Space Agency Aiding UN Development Goals, Conference Hears

The UNISPACE +50 Conference in Vienna heard this week how the UAE Space Agency is contributing to the realisation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The agency is using satellites to facilitate research on water and food scarcity, and mitigating climate change.

Led by Dr Ahmad Abdullah Humaid Bel Houl Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and chairman of the UAE Space Agency, a high-level UAE delegation is taking part in the event, which marks 50 years since the first Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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