Category Archive: 2019

Mar 18

March 2019 Newsletter

Our March 2019 newsletter is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements IISL Board Election 2019  – Call for Candidates The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2019 Developments in National Space Legislation Thank you to the outgoing ECSL Executive Secretary and welcome to the incoming ECSL Executive Secretary Member News Events Calendar To …

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Mar 13

The UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee 2019 Agenda is available

The Annotated Provisional Agenda for the 58th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space is accessible on the website of the Office for Outer Space Affairs. You can view the agenda with document number A/AC.105/C.2/L.308 here. The 58th session of the Legal Subcommittee will be held in Vienna between …

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Mar 12

IAC 2019 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

The 2019 IAC deadline for abstract submissions was extended due to the overwhelming response. The new deadline is 13 March 2019 (23:59 CET). All details on how to submit an abstract can be found at http://www.iafastro.org/events/iac/iac-2019/technical-programme/. Abstracts can be submitted at www.iafastro.net. If you have any questions or need our help, please feel free to contact the IAF …

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Mar 05

IAC 2019 Registration now open

The registration for the 70th International Astronautical Congress – IAC 2019 to be held from 21 – 25 October 2019 in Washington D.C., United States is now open! The IAC 2019 with the theme “Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future” will be hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics …

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Mar 04

Join us for the IISL-ECSL Symposium during this year’s UN COPUOS LSC

Join us for our IISL-ECSL Symposium as we address the 40th Anniversary of the Moon Agreement on 1 April 2019! The Symposium will be held on the first day of an annual session of the Legal Subcommittee (LSC) of the UN COPUOS in Vienna, Austria. IISL members are welcome to declare their interest in participating in …

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Feb 28

IAC 2019 in Washington – Abstracts deadline extended

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 2019 International Astronautical Congress has been extended to 8 March 2019! The theme of the 70th International Astronautical Congress is “Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future”. For the submission of abstracts, please visit the IAF’s site here http://www.iafastro.net.     

Feb 11

Calls for nominations for the 2019 IISL Awards

The deadline for the 2019 IISL Awards calls for nominations is 15 February 2019. Each year, IISL recognizes eminent and extraordinary contributions and services to the field of space law, and for advancing the broader objectives of the Institute through prestigious IISL annual awards. The annual awards are awarded in five categories: Lifetime Achievement Award …

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Feb 11

February 2019 newsletter

Our February 2019 newsletter is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements Call for Nominations – IISL Awards 2019 The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2019 Member News Events Calendar To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the IISL.

Feb 11

January 2019 newsletter

Our January 2019 newsletter is now available. Highlights include: New Year’s Message from the IISL President News and Announcements Report on the 13th Annual IISL Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law IISL Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 Call for Nominations – IISL Awards 2019 The Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Case 2019 Member …

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Aug 31

2019 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Case

The case Suniza v Azasi concerns the use of space resources for military purposes. Additional issues are presented regarding the use of abandoned lunar facilities, and liability for damages resulting from an explosion on the Moon. The parties have agreed to submit their dispute to the International Court of Justice for resolution. Lachs Moot Court …

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