About the Course
This course is a thorough examination of the African outer space programme within the context of the global space enterprise. The course contains lectures and discussions on the conceptualisation, drafting process and adoption of the African Space Policy and Strategy. These are examined within the context of the present and emerging international space governance system.
This course is aimed at equipping African professionals with information, knowledge and skills, to make the best space decisions, policies, strategies and programmes, while taking cognizance of limited available resources and the geopolitical environment. Join our next class!
Module 1: A Primer on Outer Space
Module 2: International Space Governance
Module 3: A Primer on Space Policy Making
Module 4: The African Outer Space Programme
Nov 2: The Outer Space Environment
Nov 3: Satellites and Orbits
Nov 9: UN Treaties, Principles and Resolutions
Nov 10: Norms, Principles and Guidelines
Nov 16: Principles of Drafting Space Policy and Strategy
Nov. 17: Africa, Pan-Africanism and the AU
Nov 23: Agenda Setting and Decision Making in the AU
Nov 24: Drafting of the African Space Policy and Strategy
Nov 30: AU Space Programmes
Dec. 1: Space Governance in Africa
3-4:30pm Pretoria time
Online Learning Management System (LMS)
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