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Minister Etienne Schneider at the 11th Conference on European Space Policy

Published Wednesday January 23 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider participated in the annual Conference on European Space Policy placed this year under the theme of “Space for Europe, European Space in the World”. He intervened on a panel on Financing the ambitions of European Space.

In the margins of the conference, the Deputy Prime Minister and his Belgian colleague, Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders, signed a joint declaration in which the two countries commit to collaborate on the development of an international partners for the exploration and utilization of space resources. “(…) The Grand Duchy is firmly committed to supporting the competitiveness of the commercial space industry in Europe. Together with our partners, we want to further develop knowledge and skills, while encouraging investment, particularly from the private sector, to develop and implement technological, operational and financial solutions. (…)" stated Minister Schneider.

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