Category Archive: news

May 17

Walter Thiebaut (1945-2018)

It is with great sadness that IISL announces the passing of Walter Thiebaut, on 19 April 2018 at the age of 72. He spent more than 30 years as a civil servant with the European Space Agency and its predecessor organisations, firstly at ELDO, then at ESRO. After his Doctorate in Law, obtained from KU …

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May 15

Patricia Margaret Sterns, JD (1952 – 2018)

Patricia M. Sterns was a longtime member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), and served two full terms on the Institute Board of Directors (1999-2007). She was an Honorary Director from 2008 until the time of her death. She served as a member and chair of the IISL’s Membership Committee for several years. …

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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

Dec 13

President’s Message to the 2017 Eilene M. Galloway Symposium

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrog’s sends the following message to the 12th annual Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law, held December 13, 2017 at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC. IISL President’s Message to 2017 Galloway Symposium The Symposium website at https://www.gallowaysymposium.com/ has the day’s agenda and list of speakers.

Dec 13

IISL President gives welcome address to the 2017 Galloway symposium

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law, gave a welcome address to the 12th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium held in Washington D.C. on 13 December 2017. Welcome address

Dec 03

December 2017 newsletter

The December 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 IAC 2018 Call for Abstracts has opened. Vote in the 2018 IISL Awards. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the …

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Dec 01

IISL President’s statement to the IISL Members and Followers meeting

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law, gave a statement on behalf of the IISL at the IISL Members and Followers meeting at the People’s Friendship University of Russia, Moscow on 1 December 2017. IISL statement

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

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