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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 was the resident technical expert for multiple UN bodies working on space security issues, including the Group of Governmental Experts on the Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space. He holds an LL.M in International Economic Law from Georgetown University Law Center (Washington, DC). He speaks English, French, Italian, and Spanish. 

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

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