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UN documents
European Union documents
Workshops and conferences
Books
Articles
Other useful readings

 
UN documents

International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) Joint Statement (adopted at its fourth meeting) (2009)
UN A/AC.105/948 (see p. 5)

International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) Joint Statement (adopted at its third meeting) (2008)
UN A/AC.105/928 (see p. 4)

Report of the UN Secretariat: “Activities carried out in 2008 in the framework of the workplan of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems”
UN A/AC.105/922

International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) Joint Statement (adopted at its second meeting) (2007)
UN A/AC.105/901 (see p. 5)

International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) Terms of Reference (2006)
UN A/AC.105/879 (see p. 7)

Report on the United Nations/United States of America International Meeting on the Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (Vienna, 13-17 December 2004)
UN A/AC.105/846

General Assembly Resolution that invites Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and augmentation providers to consider establishing an international committee on GNSS (2004)
UN A/RES/59/2  
 

 
European Union documents

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: Mid-term review of the European Satellite radio navigation programmes (2011)
COM(2011) 5 final

Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council setting up the European GNSS Agency, repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1321/2004 on the establishment of structures for the management of the European satellite radio navigation programmes and amending Regulation (EC) No 683/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council (2010)
Regulation (EU) No 912/2010

Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the further implementation of the European satellite navigation programmes (EGNOS and Galileo) (2008)
Regulation (EC) N. 683/2008

Opinion of the Committee of the Regions on the “Green paper on Satellite Navigation Applications”
2008/C 53/01

Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the further implementation of the European satellite radionavigation programmes (EGNOS and Galileo) (2007)
/*COM/2007/0535 final – COD 2004/0156*/

Green Paper on Satellite Navigation Applications (presented by the Commission)
COM(2006) 769 final/2

European Council Regulation of amending Regulation (EC) No 876/2002 setting up the Galileo Joint Undertaking (2006)
Regulation (EC) No 1943/2006

European Council Resolution on the establishment of structures for the management of the European satellite radio-navigation programmes (2004)
Regulation (EC) No 1321/2004

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of the deployment and commercial operating phases of the European programme of satellite radionavigation (2004)
/*COM/2004/0477 final – COD 2004/0156*/

Council Regulation setting up the Galileo Joint Undertaking (2002)
EC No 876/2002

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council – State of Progress of the Galileo programme (2002)
/*COM/2002/0518 final*/

Communication from the Commission – Galileo – Involving Europe in a new generation of satellite navigation services (1999)
/COM/99/0054 final*/
 
 

 
Workshops and conferences

ECSL Practitioners’ Forum 2010: “Galileo: current legal issues” ESA Headquarters, Paris, France, 19 March 2010

Report

United Nations/Azerbaijan/United States of America/European Space Agency Workshop on Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Baku, Azerbaijan, 11-15 May 2009

Report (UN A/AC.105/946)

United Nations/Colombia/United States of America Workshop on Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Medellin, Colombia, 23-27 June 2008

Report (UN A/AC.105/920)

United Nations/China/European Space Agency Training Course on the Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Beijing, China, 4-8 December 2006

Report (UN A/AC.105/883)

ECSL Practitioners’ Forum 2010: “Galileo: legal and institutional issues”
ESA Headquarters, Paris, France, 14 March 2003

Report (ECSL Newsletter, N. 25, 2003, p. 5)

United Nations/United States of America Second Regional Workshop on the Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Vienna, Austria, 26-30 November 2001

Report (UN A/AC.105/776)

United Nations/United States of America Workshop on the Use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20-24 August 2001

Report (UN A/AC.105/771)
 
 

 
Books

P. ACHILLEAS (ed.)
“Droit de l’espace: Télécommunication, observation, navigation, défense, exploration”
Editions Larcier, Paris, 2009.

European Centre for Space Law (ECSL)
“Regulation of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS): A Conference to Examine Legal and Policy Interests Involved in the Implementation of GNSS, 1996, November 14-15, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands”
ESA/ECSL Publications, 1997.
 
 

 
Articles

S. ANDRIES
“The European Initiative Galileo: A European Contribution to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XXV, 2000.

H.-G. BOLLWEG
“GNSS-Liability by International or European Union Law?”
ZLW, Issue 4, 2010.

L. BOND
“The GNSS Safety and Sovereignty Convention of 2000 AD”
Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Vol. 65, 2000, p. 445.

F. von der DUNK
“Towards Monitoring Galileo: The European GNSS Supervisory Authority in Statu Nascendi”
ZLW, Year 2006, Issue 1.

F. von der DUNK
“Liability for Global Navigation Satellite Services: A Comparative Analysis of GPS and Galileo”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 30. Issue 1, 2004, pp. 129-179.

M. L. ENRIQUE REYNOSO
“Sistema de navegación satelital: Régimen legal”
Revista Nacional de Derecho Aeronáutico y Espacial, N. 4, 2009.

M. FERRAZZANI
“European Space Programmes for GNSS: EGNOS and GALILEO”
Presentation, Space law Conference, Beijing, China, 25-27 April 2004.

M. FERRAZZANI
“Le projet européen Galileo, entreprise commerciale ou service public international”
In “Le droit de l'espace et la privatisation des activités spatiales: Journées d’études de la Société Française pour le Droit International”, Pedone, Paris, 2003, p. 71.

M. FERRAZZANI
“European Institutional Framework and Programmes for Satellite Navigation”
Presentation, Amsterdam IBA 2000 Conference, 17-22 September 2000.

M. FERRAZZANI
“What GNSS Will Mean for Space Law”
ECSL Newsletter, N. 17, 1998, p. 4.

M. FERRAZZANI
“The European Initiatives and Programmes for Satellite Navigation”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-First Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 1998”, p. 159 (98-IISL.3.01).

M. FERRAZZANI
“Satellite Navigation”
In “Proceedings of the International Colloquium: Legal Aspects of Cooperation between ESA and Central and Eastern European Countries, Charles University, Prague, 11-12 September 1997”, Kluwer Law International, pp. 137-151.

E. GIEMULLA, O. HEINRICH
“Haftungsrisiken und Haftungsmanagement im Sat-Nav Bereich (Galileo)” (The Impact of Responsibility and Liability for Galileo Services on System-Financing and Commercialisation)
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 1.

R. KAUL
“Liability Implications of the Use of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) in Civil Aviation, with Special Focus on India”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XXXV, 2010.

S. KOZUKA
“Third Party Liability Arising from GNSS-Related Services”
In “Proceedings of the Fifty-Second Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 2009”, p. 232.

I. LAGARRIGUE
“Are Existing Navigation Satellite Liability Provisions Adequate to Govern a Navigation Satellite Malfunction”
In Institute of Air and Space Law of the University of Cologne/DLR (eds.), “Project 2001: Legal Framework for the Commercial Use of Outer Space: Proceedings of the Workshops on Telecommunications, Berlin, 8-9 June 2000”, Institute of Air and Space Law of the University of Cologne/DLR, Cologne, 2000, p. 205 (working document with limited distribution).

P. B. LARSEN
“Global Navigation Satellite Systems: Universal Technology under Divisive Legal Regimes”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XXVII, 2002.

T. LEHRMAN
“Privatizing the Global Positioning System (GPS): Opportunity or Folly?”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XXIX, 2004.

P. MANZINI, A. MASUTTI
“An international Civil Liability Regime for the Galileo Services: A Proposal”
Air and Space Law, Vol. 33, Issue 2, 2008, pp. 114-131.

T. L. MASSON-ZWAAN
“The Advantis Project: A Business Case for Galileo?”
European Journal of Navigation, Vol. 3, N. 3, 2005, pp. 54-57.

T. L. MASSON-ZWAAN
“A Practical Application of EGNOS and Galileo: the ADVANTIS Project”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 2004”, p. 362-369.

M. MUSTAQUE
“Interoperability of GNSS, Legal Issues and Implications under Private International Law”
In “Proceedings of the Fifty-Second Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 2009”, p. 264.

A. ROMA, K.-U. SCHROGL, M. SÁNCHEZ ARANZAMENDI
“Policy Aspects of Third Party Liability in Satellite Navigation”
ESPI Report, N. 19, 2009.
 
 

 
Other useful readings

A. L. ANDRADE
“The Global Navigation Satellite System: Navigating into the New Millennium”
Ashgate, Aldershot, 2001.

V. A. BARTENEV, V. V. MALYSHEV, M. N. KRASILSHIKOV
“Current GLONASS Status, Upgrades and Prospective”
Air & Space Europe, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 1999, pp. 56-62.
 
 

 
Useful links

Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) website

ESA Navigation website

European Commission website on satellite navigation

European GNSS Agency

European Journal of Navigation
 
 
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