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Space Security Fellow, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Other Strategic Weapons
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Daniel Porras

Daniel is a Space Security Fellow at UNIDIR. He focuses on political and legal issues surrounding space security, in particular the progressive development of sustainable norms of behaviour for space. He conducts research on the emergence of new technologies and approaches to strategic stability in outer space. Daniel is the resident technical expert for multiple UN bodies working on space security issues. He holds an LL.M in International Economics Law from Georgetown University Law Center, USA a J.D. from California Western School of Law, USA and a B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University, Texas, USA. He speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.    

Daniel’s areas of expertise include international space law and policy, space security, emerging technology threats, international law, and political science.  

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