Category Archive: 2017

Nov 20

November 2017 newsletter

The November 2017 newsletter is now available. This year’s Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law will be held December 13 at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC. The latest edition of the IISL Proceedings is now out from Eleven Publishing. The latest findings from the IISL Working Working on Cyber Law …

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Nov 01

IISL working group on cyber law

A group was tasked by the IISL Board to look into the question on whether or not cyber law should be a topic for future IISL Colloquia and something to study more intensively by the International Institute of Space Law. Read more: IISL Working Group on Cyber Law

Oct 23

IISL Proceedings 2016

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.  This volume contains the proceedings of the 59th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held during the IAC in Guadalajara, Mexico in September 2016, as well as the papers presented at the IISL-ECSL …

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Oct 19

Isabella Diederiks-Verschoor (1915 – 2017)

Professor Dr Isabella H. Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor President Emerita, IISL 1915 – 2017 Prof. Dr Isabella Diederiks-Verschoor passed away on 17 October 2017 at the age of 102. She was born in Amersfoort, the Netherlands on 29 July 1915. She studied law at Leiden University and practised law in Amsterdam for six years. In 1943 she …

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Oct 12

October 2017 newsletter

The October 2017 newsletter is now available. With the IAC in Adelaide just behind us, we announce the IISL Awards, talk about the Moot Court Competition Semi-Finals and Finals and feature some words of appreciation from the IISL President. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the IISL.   …

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Oct 04

Memorandum of Understanding between the IAF, IAA, and the IISL

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) recently concluded an agreement of cooperation and mutual understanding between their organizations, especially concerning cooperation related to the yearly International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the space community’s most important annual space congress. A copy of the agreement is …

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Oct 03

Results of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

At the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) organized the Final Rounds of the 2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition. Altogether, world-wide 74 teams participated in the four Regional Rounds. The World Finals on 28 September 2017 were judged by one former Member and two …

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Oct 02

IISL Awards 2017

At the 2017 IAC in Adelaide, Australia, the following awards were presented by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL): • A Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Andrei Terekhov (Russia). • A Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Ranjana Kaul (India). • A Distinguished Service Award to Mr. Niklas Hedman (Sweden). • An Award of Appreciation …

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Oct 01

IISL Board Elections

At the 2017 IAC in Adelaide, Australia, the following two persons were elected Vice Presidents of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL): • Prof. Dr Setsuko Aoki (Japan) • Dr K.R. Sridhara Murthi (India) Prof. Dr Diane Howard (United States) was re-elected as Executive Secretary, whereas Mr Dennis Burnett (United States) was re-elected as …

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Sep 07

September 2017 newsletter

The September 2017 newsletter is now available. In this edition, the IISL publishes details of the Annual Awards Dinner which will be held on Thursday 28 September at the Mortlock Chambers, State Library of South Australia (in Adelaide). On another matter, the IISL needs some help with videography and photography in Adelaide. If you are …

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