Dubai forum investigates role of space in development

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Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) speaking at the opening ceremony of the High Level Forum on Space as a Driver for Socio-economic Development. Credit: UN News/Runa A

Top officials from national space agencies, diplomats, academics, representatives from the private sector and others are meeting in Dubai this week to explore how they can help create a better world by 2030.

They are taking part in the second annual High Level Forum on Space as a Driver for Socio-economic Development organized by the United Arab Emirates and the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

Dianne Penn is in Dubai and filed this report.

Duration:  2’48″

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