MEDIA ADVISORY

For information only - not an official document

UNIS/MA/112
2 September 2015
Media representatives are invited to attend the

Closing Ceremony of the exhibition

"My Planet From Space: Fragility and Beauty"

on Tuesday, 8th September 2015, 6pm - 8pm

at the

Visitors' Lobby, General Assembly Building, United Nations, New York

Coordinated and produced by the European Space Agency (ESA) and realized in close partnership with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), this exhibition uses spectacular satellite images and videos to demonstrate the beauty and fragility of our planet and the challenges posed by climate change.

Speakers:

Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Mr. Volker Liebig, Director of the European Space Agency's Earth Observation Programmes

Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

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A full media kit is available at available at: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/en/outreach/events/2015/myplanetfromspace/closing/PressKit.html

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For further information, please contact:
 
Sinead Harvey
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-8718
Email: sinead.harvey[at]unoosa.org
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