Space a tool for achieving the SDGs

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Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) speaking at UNIS Vienna. File Photo: UNIS Vienna

Space-based technologies such as satellite imagery and data can be useful tools for achieving global development objectives.

That's according to the head of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Simonetta Di Pippo.

More than 100 representatives from the global space community, including heads of national space agencies, have been meeting in Dubai to share their views on how space can help drive sustainable socio-economic development.

The High Level forum was organized by UNOOSA together with the United Arab Emirates.

Dianne Penn asked Ms Di Pippo about some of the outcomes.

Duration: 4'02"

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