Promoting the principles governing outer space activities

The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is the global association for space law with individual and institutional members from almost 50 countries.

The IISL’s key mission is the promotion of further development of space law and expansion of the rule of law in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.

“The IISL is an association of all and for all, who intend to promote space law research, teaching, practising and diplomacy, which provides perspective, inclusion and adheres to the principle that the rule of law is at the basis for benefit, welfare, fairness, as well as efficiency.”

Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President

 

 

 

OUR PARTNER ORGANISATIONS

International Astronautical Federation

International Academy of Astronautics


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The IISL has an active and growing online community – visit the members’ site to regularly update your details.


Donate to the IISL!

Your donation will help us with the following; you are welcome to tell us how you would like your donation to be used, or leave it to the Board of Directors to allocate the funds:

The IISL Young Scholars Fund was created in 2011 to support the achievements of various students participating in each of the 4 Regional Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe and Africa). The Fund grants monetary awards to the Winning Team, the Team with the Best Memorials and the Best Oralist of each Regional Round.

The IISL General Fund aims to increase the financial resources of the IISL, so that it can create more and better events and publications, improve the efficiency of its day-to-day management (now solely dependent on volunteers), and to reimburse some of the expenses. The funds will also be used for the Annual Awards dinner, and acknowledgements on the website and printed materials can be arranged.

Since 2010, the IISL is recognised by the Dutch tax authorities as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO). Natural and legal persons making donations to a PBO may deduct their gifts from their Dutch income or corporate income tax. More info…

IISL Letter to US Senate

The IISL Board of Directors recently submitted a letter for the record to US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness May 23 hearing “Reopening the American Frontier: Exploring How the Outer Space Treaty Will Impact American Commerce and Settlement in Space.” The letter is available here: IISL Board Letter …

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June 2017 newsletter

The June 2017 newsletter is now available. The newsletter contained an extensive report about this year’s Lachs Moot competition and its regional rounds. The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court World Semi-Finals and Finals will be held Tuesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 28, in Adelaide, Australia on the sidelines of the 68th International Astronautical …

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