Category Archive: 2011

Dec 31

54th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space (2011)

The 54th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Cape Town, South Africa during October 2011. Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium. Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on …

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Nov 30

2011 Unidroit report

The 2011 Unidroit report has been published. 2011 Unidroit report

Nov 30

2011 Lachs Moot winners

The 2011 competition had over 40 participating teams: 8 from Europe, 10 from North America, including one invited team from South America (Colombia) and 24 from the Asia-Pacific region. The World Finals were held on 6 October 2011 at the High Court of Cape Town, South Africa. The prospect of holding the World Finals of …

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Oct 07

New Perspectives on Space Law

New Perspectives on Space Law (Mark J. Sundahl & V. Gopalakrishnan, eds. 2011). This is the first e-book published by the IISL and contains the papers of the participants in the Young Scholars Session of the 53rd Annual Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. New Perspectives on …

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Sep 20

Edward R. Finch Jr. (1919-2011)

Edward R. Finch, Jr., a longtime member of IISL, passed away on 4 September 2011 at the age of 92. Ambassador Finch was a member of the U.S. delegation to UNISPACE in 1982 and 1999 and a Permanent NGO Representative to COPUOS. He was on the Board of Directors of the National Space Society and …

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Mar 31

Eduardo Gaggero (1937-2011)

Sadly, Dr Eduardo Gaggero is no longer with us. His friends and colleagues remember him as a figure of great renown in the field of air and space law, not only on the international scene but also as head of CIDA-E, the Uruguayan Centre for Air and Space Law, which he loved so much and …

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