The Moon Agreement: Hanging by a Thread?
IASL Commentaries on Air and Space Law (www.mcgill.ca/iasl/commentaries), Forthcoming
9 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2023
Date Written: January 26, 2023
Before 5 January 2023, no state had ever withdrawn from any of the five United Nations treaties on space-related activities. But that day, Saudi Arabia notified the United Nations Secretary-General that it was withdrawing from the fifth of those treaties - the Moon Agreement.
Keywords: Moon Agreement, Space Law, International Law, Treaty
JEL Classification: K33
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