United Nations

The United Nations General Assembly declared World Space Week in 1999. The celebration of World Space Week is under the guidance of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) and the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) based in Vienna, Austria.

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan addressing the third United Ntions Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNISPACE III)

Here is the original document in which World Space Week was founded:

UNISPACE III A/Conf.184/6 (English)