APSCO attaches great importance to the notion of ‘space as a province of mankind’ and maintains its cooperative relationship with the international space community for better space governance through rule of law, and to the benefits of space science and technology applications to the humanity at large. APSCO is a Permanent Observer at the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN-COPUOS), Observer of ICG (International Committee on GNSS), and has collaboration with UN-ESCAP, UN-SPIDER and UN-RCSSTEAP (Regional Center for Space Science Technology Education in Asia-Pacific. APSCO is also Observer at the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).
APSCO has an excellent collaboration and cooperation with United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA) for organizing joint workshops on Space Law & Policy. International Symposiums are held in collaboration with space agencies, and other inter-national world-famous Organizations, Institutions and Universities. APSCO has lateral communication and partnership with ISSI-BJ (International Space Science Institute Beijing), Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), International Astronautical Federation (IAF), Space Foundation, and European Space Agency (ESA). The communications pave the way for future programs of APSCO and further strengthening the international cooperation.
APSCO is a Permanent Observer of UN-COPUOS and participates in all of its activities, including Scientific and Technical Sub-committee, Legal Sub-committee and the Plenary Session of COPUOS every year. APSCO Secretariat has been actively participating and supporting Asia-Pacific Regional initiatives under the UN. APSCO is also an Observer of GEO and participates in all its major events in the effort of completing the architectural design of GEOSS. APSCO Secretariat realizes that the IAF and its Congress is generally perceived as a prominent event in the international space community; APSCO has partnership with IAF and in this connection, organizes an exhibition for promotion of APSCO, every year at the IAC.
APSCO, promotes cooperation among Member States in the domain of space science, technology and related applications; provides them with assistance in R&D, applications and training; strives to improvs their space capabilities; and contributes to economic and social development for common prosperity of the Asia-Pacific region. APSCO has been consistently supporting the Member States in capacity building through joint projects, training programs and degree education.
APSCO, is working closely with the international space community to meet this end through collective wisdom, and collaborative approach to provide benefits of space technology and its applications, for the socio-economic development of the peoples in the Asia-Pacific region. APSCO invites more and more countries in the Asia-Pacific region in particular and those outside Asia-Pacific region in general to join hands for a meaningful cooperation to extend benefits of space technology and its applications to a still larger segment of the globe.
APSCO Secretariat attaches great importance to its cooperative relationship with all space-faring nations and international entities. This is reflected in its communications with more than 30 countries throughout the world and its partnership with several international organizations such as UN-COPUOS, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA), UN-ESCAP, Group on Earth Observations (GEO), European Space Agency (ESA), Space Foundation, International Astronautical Federation (IAF). The communications would pave the way for future programs of APSCO and further strengthen the international cooperation.
Recognized by the United Nations, APSCO is a Permanent Observer of UN-COPUOS and participates in all of its meetings, including Science and Technology Subcommittee, Legal Subcommittee and the Plenary Session of COPUOS every year. APSCO Secretariat has been actively participating in and supporting Asia-Pacific Regional Initiatives under the UN and supported the Space Law Workshops in Iran and Thailand and Telemedicine in Iran organized by UN-OOSA. APSCO is an Observer of GEO and participates in all its major events in the effort of completing the architectural design of GEOSS. APSCO Secretariat realizes that the IAF and its subsequent Congress is generally perceived as the most prominent event in the international space community. In this connection, the exhibition for promotion of APSCO is organized at IAF.