UN/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum: “Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development” University of Khartoum Space Research Centre participates in UN/United Arab Emirates High Level Forum: “Space as a driver for socio-economic sustainable development” Organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the United Arab Emirates. The forum was hosted by the United Arab Emirates Space Agency and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre. The forum was held between 6 – 9 November 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. University of Khartoum SRC participated with a presentation entitled the “Space Technology for Sustainable Development in Sudan” Initiative at University of Khartoum. The “Space Technology for Sustainable Development in Sudan” is an initiative by young scientists at the Space Research Centre of University of Khartoum to bring together students, researchers and lecturers who utilize space technologies for sustainable development activities. The initiative aims to raise awareness about the capabilities of space technology for developing countries, build capacity in the utilization of space technology for sustainable development, bring together researchers and students who utilize space related data in their research, and identify common challenges for researchers at University of Khartoum and work to achieve solutions.