Documentary History of the Space Protocol
A summary documentary history of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Space Assets.

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Documentary History of the Space Protocol
2014-02-01

Space Protocol - Preliminary Documents

This collection consists of the Preliminary Material discussed in preparation of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment of matters specific to Space Assets
Document NumberDocument Title  Date
UNIDROIT 2000 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 1:Report of the restricted informal group of experts to identify, and engage in a preliminary discussion of the issues which merit consideration in the context of the relationship between the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Preliminary Draft Protocol thereto on matters Specific to Space Property and the existing body of international space law.EnglishFrenchRome, 18-19 October 2000
UNIDROIT 2000 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 2:Report Space Working GroupEnglishFrenchRome, 19-20 October 2000
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 3:Current working draft of a preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Property January 2001EnglishFrenchJanuary 2001
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 4:Current working draft of a preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space PropertyEnglishFrenchMarch 2001
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 5:Report - Space Working Group Seal Beach, 23-24 April 2001EnglishFrench23-24 April 2001
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 6:Preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets July 2001EnglishFrenchJuly 2001
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 7:Preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets January 2001EnglishFrenchJanuary 2001
UNIDROIT 2001 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 8:Report Space Working Group December 2001EnglishFrenchDecember 2001
UNIDROIT 2002 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 9:Preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets January 2002 EnglishFrenchJanuary 2002
UNIDROIT 2003 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 10rev:Preliminary draft protocol to the draft UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets May 2003EnglishFrenchMay 2003
UNIDROIT 2002 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 11:Report Space Working Group May 2003 EnglishFrench2002
UNIDROIT 2002 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 12:Report Steering and Revisions Committee - 1 February 2002EnglishFrench1 February 2002
UNIDROIT 2003 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 13rev:Preliminary draft Space Protocol as revised by the Committee of Governmental Experts during its first session, December 2003EnglishFrenchDecember 2003
UNIDROIT 2008 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 14:Summary report on the Steering Committee - May 2008EnglishFrenchMay 2008
UNIDROIT 2008 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 15:Summary report of the meeting of the Sub-committee on components - November 2008 EnglishFrenchNovember 2008
UNIDROIT 2009 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 16:Summary report on the meeting of the Sub-committee on public serviceEnglishJune 2009
UNIDROIT 2009 - Study LXXIIJ – Doc. 17:Summary report on second Steering Committee meetingEnglishJune 2009

Space Protocol - Sessions of the Committee of Governmental Experts

This collection consists of documents from the five sessions of the Committee of Governmental Experts for the negotiations of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets
Document NumberDocument NameEnglishFrenchYear
CGE 1 W.P.1Draft AgendaEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.2Convention on International Interests in Mobile EquipmentEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.3Preliminary draft Space Protocol as established by the Space Working GroupEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.4Extract from the Official Commentary of the Cape Town Convention and the Aircraft ProtocolEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.5Overview of Objectives and Key ProvisionsFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.6Basic features of the proposed International RegistryEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.7Summary report of the colloquium organised by Unidroit and ECSL - September 2003EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.8Proposal by the Space Working GroupEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.9Draft report 15 December 2003EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.10Draft report 16 December 2003EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.11Proposal by the Space Working GroupEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.12Comments by the delegation of IndiaEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.13Proposal for application of Convention and Space Protocol by Space Working GroupFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.14Draft report 17 December 2003EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.15Proposal by the Informal Working Group on Article XVII(4)EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.16Proposal by Space Working Group at request of Chairman of CommitteeFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.17Proposal by the delegation of ArgentinaFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.18Proposal by the delegation of MexicoEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.19Draft report 18 December 2003EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.20Proposal by the delegation of IndiaEnglish2003
CGE 1 W.P.21Drafting Committee reportEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.22Draft report 19 December 2009EnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 W.P.23Proposal by the delegations of USA and GermanyEnglishFrench2003
CGE 1 Report RevReport of the First Session of the Committee of Governmental ExpertsEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 1Draft agendaEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 2Explanatory note to draft agendaEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 3Preliminary draft Space Protocol revised during its first sessionEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 4Proposal for application to debtor’s rights and related rights by Space Working GroupEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 5Kuala Lumpur colloquium - reportEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 6Comments USAEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 7Comments SenegalEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 8Comments PortugalEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 9Comments AlgeriaEnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 10Draft report plenary session 26 October 2004EnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 W.P. 12Draft report - 27 October 2004EnglishFrench2004
CGE 2 ReportReport of the Second Session of the Committee of Governmental ExpertsEnglishFrench2004
CGE 3 O.B.1Draft order of businessEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 1 revRevised draft agendaEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 2 revExplanatory note to draft agendaEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 3Text of Cape Town ConventionEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 4Text preliminary draft Space ProtocolEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 5 revMemorandum policy-related amendmentsEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 6 revComparative table Protocol-text policy issuesEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 7 revReport of Sub-committee meetingEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 8 revMemorandum and alternative text (technical)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 9Comments submitted by GovernmentsEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 10Comments and proposal by Mr Souichirou KozukaEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 11Comments by the Government of ChinaEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 12Comments by the Government of the UKEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 13Comments by the Government of CanadaEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 14Comments by the Government of the SudanEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 15Daily report (7 December 2009)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 16Comments by ITUEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 17Daily report (8 December 2009)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 18Position Paper (National Space Agency - Ukraine)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 19Comments by Intelsat and SESEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 20 rév.Report of the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 21Daily report (9 December 2009)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 22Daily report (10 December 2009)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 23Report IWG on limitations on remediesEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 24Report IWG on default remedies to componentsEnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 25Summary report (11 December 2009)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 W.P. 26Summary report for 11 December 2009 (afternoon)EnglishFrench2009
CGE 3 ReportReport of the Third Session of the Committee of Governmental ExpertsEnglishFrench2009
CGE 4 W.P. 01 rev.Revised draft agendaEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 02 rev.Explanatory note to the revised draft agendaEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 03 rev.Revised preliminary draft ProtocolEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 04 rev.CommentsEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 04 rev. Add. 1CommentsEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 05Supervisory AuthorityEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 06Daily report for 3 May 2010EnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 07Proposal for a new Article XIII(1)EnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 08Daily report for 4 May 2010EnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 09Daily report 5 MayEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 10Interim Report of the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 11Proposal USAEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 12Daily report 6 May 2010EnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 13Report IWG on limitations on remediesEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 14Final Report of the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2010
CGE 4 W.P. 15Summary report for 7 May 2010English2010
CGE 4 ReportReport of the Fourth Session of the Committee of Governmental ExpertsEnglishFrench2010
CGE 5 W.P. 1Draft agendaEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 2Explanatory note to the revised draft agendaEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 3Revised preliminary draft Protocol as amendedEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 4Report on consultationsEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 5Intersessional Meeting of the Informal Working Group on Default Remedies in Relation to ComponentsEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 6Report on meeting of Informal Working Group on limitations on remediesEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 7CommentsEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 7 Add. 1CommentsEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 7 Add. 2Additional commentsEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 7 Add. 3Additional commentsEnglish2011
CGE 5 W.P. 8Proposal by the delegation of the United States of AmericaEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 9Proposal by the delegation of the United States of AmericaEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 10Report of the Drafting Committee (extraordinary meeting)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 11Proposal for a new Article I(2)(f) (Mexico)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 12Proposal for a new Article IX(2) (Mexico)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 13Summary report (21 February 2011)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 14 rev.Proposal for a new Article XXVII(2) (Canada)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 15Summary report (22 February 2011)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 16Proposal by the IWG on limitations on remediesEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 17Proposal for a new Article III (German Space Agency)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 18Proposal for a new Article XVIII (China)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 19Summary report (23 February 2011)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 20Proposals by the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 21Report of the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 21add.Addendum to the Report of the Drafting CommitteeEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 22Summary report (24 February 2011)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 23Report by the IWG on limitations on remediesEnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 W.P. 24Summary report (25 February 2011)EnglishFrench2011
CGE 5 ReportReport of the Fifth Session of the Committee of Governmental ExpertsEnglishFrench2011

Space Protocol Diplomatic Conference (Berlin, 27 February - 9 March 2012)

This collection consists of documents from the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on matters specific to Space Assets
Document NumberDocument Title  Date
DCME Doc. 01Provisional agendaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 02Provisional Rules of ProcedureEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 03Text of the draft Protocol on Matters specific to Space AssetsEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 04Explanatory noteEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 05Final provisionsEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 06CommentsEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 06 Add. 1Comments by Governments of Canada and United States of AmericaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 06 Add. 2French observationsEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 06 Add. 3Comments by ChinaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 07Annotated text of the draft ProtocolEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 08 (W.P. 1 rev)Proposal by Government of JapanEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 09Proposal by Government of CanadaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 10Proposal presented by Canada - Article DEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 11Summary report 27.02.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 12Article XXX - Proposal by Canada, Japan and Russian FederationEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 13 Corr.Joint ProposalEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 14Proposal by Ghana - Preamble and Article XXXII(2)EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 15Salvage clauses - USAEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 16Summary report 28 February 2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 17Joint Proposal Germany and USAEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 18Joint proposal Germany and USA - Article XXVIIEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 19Resolution No. - relating to the provision of reasonable discountsEnglish2012
DCME Doc. 19 revDraft Resolution No. 4 - South AfricaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 20Summary report 29.02.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 21Summary report 1.03.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 22Summary report 2.03.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 23DRAFT FINAL ACTEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 24Draft Resolution No. 1 - Preparatory CommissionEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 25Draft Resolution No. 2 - Supervisory AuthorityEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 26Draft Resolution No. 3 - International RegistryEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 27Draft Resolution No. 5 - Official CommentaryEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 28Proposal by the observer of the AWGEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 29Proposal by Canada, Article XXVI bisEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 30Proposal by Canada - Liability for damageEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 31Summary report 05.03.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 32Report of the Drafting Committee to the Commission of the WholeEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 33Draft resolution 1 - Preparatory CommissionEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 34Draft Resolution 2 - Supervisory AuthorityEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 35Report Final Clauses Committee to the PlenumEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 36DRAFT FINAL ACTEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 37Draft Resolution 3 - International RegistryEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 38Draft Resolution 4 - presented by South AfricaEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 39Draft Resolution 5 - Official CommentaryEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 40 Corr.Report of the Drafting Committee to the CONFERENCE - 7-3-2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 41Summary report 6.3.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 42Final report of the Credentials CommitteeEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 43FINAL ACTEnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 44Summary report 7.03.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME Doc. 45Summary report 8.03.2012EnglishFrench2012
DCME-SPReport of the ConfefenceEnglishFrench2012