The International Institute of Space Law is sad to announce the death of Nicolas Mateesco Matte, OC, QC, FRSC on 13 April at the age of 102 years. Throughout his distinguished academic career, Nicolas Mateesco Matte continually helped to advance the cause of international air and space law.
Prof. Matte was deeply involved with IISL for many decades, as a board member since the 80s and as Vice President from 1994 until 2003, when he became Honorary Director. He contributed numerous papers to the annual Colloquia, published in the IISL Proceedings.
An obituary has been posted upon the website of McGill University in Montréal, Canada.