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Amber Charlesworth has been with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Space and Advanced Technology since 2011. The office is responsible for bilateral and multilateral cooperation in civil and commercial space and high technology activities. Amber serves as a U.S. representative to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS), where a wide range of space policy issues are addressed. Most recently, UNCOPUOS has been a vital forum for U.S. efforts to develop new international guidelines on emerging issues such as minimizing the generation of orbital debris and ensuring safe space operations and sustainable access to space. Prior to working at the U.S. Department of State, Amber served as an air traffic controller in the United States Air Force from 1998-2006. Amber holds a J.D. from Creighton University School of Law and an LL.M. in Space, Cyber and Telecommunications Law from the University of Nebraska College of Law