Ruvimbo Samanga TILA

Country / Where did you grow up:
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Academic qualifications:
BA Law-University of Pretoria LLB-University of Pretoria

In 2016 I served as treasurer for the United Nations Association Pretoria Chapter as treasurer. I later joined the University of Pretoria’s Student Disciplinary Advisory Panel during the year 2017. As from November 2018, I was appointed a committee member of the Space Generation Advisory Council in Support of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications, serving a 2-year term as National Point of Contact for Zimbabwe. I contribute to 2 working groups namely Space Law & Policy tasked with the legislative frameworks of the joint African Space Agency as well as the Small Satellites Project Group which explores nano-satellite technology as alternatives for developing countries. My paper presentations on Space Law & Policy have been accepted and presented at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, the International Astronautical Congress as well as the African Leadership Congress on Space & Technology. My papers, specifically focused on the developmental potential of space technology for African states, has been published with the Springer Collection on Southern Space Studies.

The academic field of interest
Space Law and Policy, Resource Mining, Trade Facilitation and Foreign Direct Investments

Position prior to the programme:

Gmail Logoruvimbosamanga@gmail.com


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