Category Archive: 2018

Jul 29

Elisabeth Back Impallomeni – in memoriam

  Professor Elisabeth Back Impallomeni passed away on 28 June 2018 at home in her home town Padua, where she spent the most important part of her family and professional life. The funeral took place on 2 July at the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Dome of Padua, followed by an academic ceremony at …

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Jul 09

2018 IISL/ECSL space law symposium at UN-COPUOS

IISL/ECSL Symposium on the occasion of the 57th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Vienna International Centre, 9 April 2018 The 50th Anniversary of the Rescue and Return Agreement: Relevance and Challenges Report by Thea Flem Dethlefsen, Heejeong Vicky Jeong & Antonino Salmeri Read …

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Jun 30

The IISL at UNISPACE+50

  IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl was honoured to be included in the opening high-level panel at UNISPACE+50 on Monday 18 June 2018. Characterising the current environment as a time for reflection, he asked key questions of the many delegates representing multiple stakeholders which included both members and non-members of UNCOPUOS as well as non-governmental organisations …

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Jun 26

UNISPACE+50 addressby the IISL President

The International Institute of Space Law President Prof. Dr Kai-Uwe Schrogl gave an address to the Opening Panel of UNISPACE+50: “The past, present and future of the peaceful uses of outer space”, Vienna, 18 June 2018     Click here to view

Jun 11

June 2018 newsletter

The June 2018 newsletter is now available. Highlights include: European Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Results IISL Board Elections 2018 69th International Astronautical Congress – Bremen, Germany Patricia M. Sterns (1952-2018) Walter Thiebaut (1945-2018) To read the newsletter, please visit: mailchi.mp/53eac32f9f43/june-2018-newsletter-of-the-international-institute-of-space-law If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the …

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Jun 10

Montevideo statement by the IISL President

Montevideo statement by the International Institute of Space Law President Prof. Dr Kai-Uwe Schrogl on the occasion of the GLAC conference in Montevideo, Uruguay.     Dear colleagues, The International Institute of Space Law (IISL), which is a sister organisation of IAF, is glad to support this GLAC 2018 conference. IISL is pleased to provide …

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May 04

May 2018 newsletter

The May 2018 newsletter is now available at: mailchi.mp/0fd6908b0584/corrected-may-2018-iisl-newsletter Highlights include: Asia-Pacific Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Results IISL/ECSL 2018 Space Law Symposium at COPUOS Legal Subcommittee IISL Board Election 2018: Call for Candidates International Astronautical Congress 2018 – Bremen, Germany IISL at the 2018 Space Symposium If you have items for the newsletter, …

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Apr 19

April 2018 newsletter

The April 2018 newsletter is now available at: mailchi.mp/8d17ec8c2ae4/april-2018-newsletter-of-the-international-institute-of-space-law?e=44485d11e6 Highlights include: IISL Space Law Event at the 2018 Space Symposium IAC 2018 Abstract Selection News IISL Board Election 2018: Call for Candidates IISL MoU for IAC 2018 Bremen If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the IISL.

Feb 15

Dr George S. Robinson (1937-2018)

George Robinson graduated from Bowdoin College, Maine in 1960 with a BS in biology and chemistry. He earned an LLB at the University of Virginia, School of Law (1963), an LLM from McGill University Graduate Faculty’s Institute of Air and Space Law (1966), and the first Doctor of Civil Laws (DCL) degree awarded by the …

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Feb 13

IISL President gives statement to International Space Forum

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law, gave a statement on behalf of the IISL at the International Space Forum, African Chapter in Nairobi, Kenya on 13 February 2018. IISL statement at the  International Space Forum

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