Friday, October 28, 2011
Debate on Space Code of Conduct: An Indian Perspective
ORF has published my Occasional Paper on the Space Code of Conduct Debate: An Indian Perspective.
Clearly there is a need to frame a code that is acceptable to all space-faring nations and India is all for setting norms of behaviour. However, whether India should get on board the EU Code -- a code that has been developed with no consultation of India or any other spacefaring nation-- is an issue. This Paper assesses the concerns of Asian countries, especially India, on the code proposed by the European Union while analysing India's options in this regard.
For the full report, click here.