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Moon Agreement Signatories

Recalling Resolution 2779 (XXVI) of 29 November 1971, in which it requested the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space and its Legal Subcommittee, Examine the question of the development of a draft international treaty on the Moon and its resolution 2915 (XXVII) of 9 November 1972, 3182 (XXVIII) of 18 December 1973, 3234 (XXIX) of 12 November 1974, 3388 (XXX) of 18 December 1974. November 1975, 31/8 of 8 November 1976, 32/196 A of 20 December 1977 and 33/16 of 10 November 1978, in which it advocated, among other things, the drafting of the treaty on the Moon. Recalling also that it approved, in resolution 33/16, the recommendation of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space that, at its eighteenth session, the Legal Subcommittee should, as a matter of priority, continue its efforts to complete the draft treaty on the Moon in order to prevent the Moon from becoming an international conflict zone, (a) place its space objects on the Moon and launch them from the Moon, All activities on the Moon, are applied in accordance with international law, in particular the Charter of the United Nations, and in view of the Declaration on the Principles of International Law on Friendly Relations and Cooperation between States, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations adopted on 24 October 1970 by the General Assembly in the interest of maintaining international peace and security and promoting international cooperation and mutual understanding. , taking due account of the interests of all parties. 1. States parties to this agreement assume international responsibility for national activities on the Moon, whether carried out by public bodies or non-governmental bodies, and to ensure that national activities are carried out in accordance with the provisions of this agreement. States Parties ensure that non-governmental entities under their jurisdiction operate on the Moon only under the authority and ongoing control of the relevant State Party. 1. States Parties may install manned and unmanned stations on the Moon. A State Party to the construction of a station may only use the territory necessary for the station`s needs and informs the Secretary-General of the United Nations without delay of the location and purposes of that station. Subsequently, the State also informs the Secretary-General, every year, of the question of whether the station continues to be used and whether its purposes have changed. (3) Neither the surface, nor the basement of the Moon, nor part of it, nor any natural resource are the property of a state, an international intergovernmental or non-governmental organization, a national organization or a non-governmental organization or a natural person.