Website of the Month

Legal Website of the Month

August 2018

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

https://uhlibs.lib.hawaii.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=4907937&sk=en_US

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is the United Nations office responsible for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space. UNOOSA serves as the secretariat for the General Assembly’s only committee dealing exclusively with international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space: the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).
UNOOSA is also responsible for implementing the Secretary-General’s responsibilities under international space law and maintaining the United Nations Register of Objects Launched into Outer Space. The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space is the forum for the development of international space law. Each of the treaties stresses the notion that outer space, the activities carried out in outer space to enhance the well-being of all countries and humankind, with an emphasis on promoting international cooperation.

LEGAL WEBSITE OF THE MONTH ARCHIVE

  • Listing of all previous Websites of the Month with descriptions and links to the University of Hawaii catalog records.
  • As a service to OBS-SIS members, a MARC record of a legal website is distributed on the OBS-SIS discussion list each month. We encourage you to try it out and see if your library might want to include it in your online catalog.The links below each site name will connect you to the MARC record for the resource.  From the record you can view the website itself by following the links, or view the MARC tagging format by exporting the record and selecting the appropriate MARC format.  Website suggestions and cataloging questions should be addressed to Keiko Okuhara.