Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space
Issues and Framework of United States Law Concerning Outer Space


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Support proposed treaties on The Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space


History of US votes for PAROS at UN


PAROS Working Group is co-sponsored by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space

Also visit RCW’s Outer Space page

The Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS) Working Group was formed in April 2008 at the annual organizing conference of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space by members of the Network and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).

For more information about the working group, please contact Carol Urner at carol.disarm[at]gmail.com.

Members of WILPF and participants in the Global Network concerned about this issue are invited to join the working group list serve at gn-Paros[at]yahoogroups.de. Contact Regina Hagen, the moderator, at regina.hagen[at]jugendstil.da.shuttle.de.

Fact Sheets (in PDF format):

More background information from Reaching Critical Will:

Relevant international organizations and committees:

Recent developments and documents:

Key legal instruments to protect outer space:

Related organizations and projects

Outer Space Treaty
http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/SpaceLaw/outerspt.html

Principles Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources In Outer Space
http://www.oosa.unvienna.org/oosa/SpaceLaw/treaties.html

The ABM Treaty
http://www.fas.org/nuke/control/abmt/ – from the Federation of American Scientists.

Details of the U.S. proposal on modifications to the ABM Treaty from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists – April 2000
http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/ngbul.htm

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