Brazilian Space Agency signs cooperation agreement with the United Nations

By Ana Clara Guinelle Teixedo and Caroline Colbert |

The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ABC/MRE), the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB/MCTI) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed, on December 31st of 2020, an international cooperation agreement that will foster Brazil’s space programme. Actions regarding industrial incentive and skills and careers development in the aerospace sector were coordinated until 2024. One of the main goals is to promote the work of women in the Brazilian Space Program. Furthermore, the agreement seeks to reinforce the aerospace market by strengthening the relationship between public and private institutions in this field.

Impacts on Defense and Security: The actions taken under the agreement will promote technical skills and greater industrial and technological autonomy to Brazil. It will also reposition the country’s national politics regarding space exploration, increasing Brazil’s insertion in the aerospace field, while enhacing new technology services.

Source: GOVERNO DO BRASIL. Acordo entre Nações Unidas e Agência Espacial Brasileira busca ampliar a participação de mulheres e jovens em carreiras de ciência e tecnologia. GOV, 01/25/2021. Available at: https://www.gov.br/aeb/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/acordo-entre-nacoes-unidas-e-agencia-espacial-brasileira-busca-ampliar-a-participacao-de-mulheres-e-jovens-em-carreiras-de-ciencia-e-tecnologia

 

 

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