Category Archive: publication

May 02

May 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during May 2017. The IISL Board of Directors met for its Spring meeting in Vienna. The 19 participants from 13 countries reviewed the series of successful events in 2016, approved new individual and institutional members (amongst them the European Space Agency and McGill University) and adopted …

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Mar 30

IISL DoS study on Space Resource Mining

Does international space law either permit or prohibit the taking of resources in outer space and on celestial bodies, and how is this relevant for national actors? What is the context, and what are the contours and limits of this permission or prohibition? A background paper was prepared, written by various authors under the overall …

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Mar 04

March 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during March 2017. In this edition we look forward to the 56th COPUOS Legal Subcommittee which begins on 27 March in Vienna. The IISL / ECSL Space Law Symposium is on the first day of the Legal Subcommittee, and this year’s symposium will focus on space …

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Feb 21

25 Years of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

This book celebrates 25 years of the Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition of the International Institute of Space Law. It contains information grouped by year, including summaries of the Problems, names of participating schools, winners, runners up, best memorial and best oralist winners and more. There are numerous photos showing the hard work of students, …

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Feb 07

February 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during February 2017. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Jan 12

January 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during January 2017. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Dec 13

2016 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law

Each year at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented. The subject of the keynote in 2016 was Space Law and Diplomacy. It was given by Kai-Uwe Schrogl.

Dec 07

December 2016 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during December 2016. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Nov 01

November 2016 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during November 2016. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Oct 31

2016 Standing Committee report available

At the meeting of the IISL Board of Directors held at Brighton, United Kingdom, in October 1987, the Board decided to create a standing committee of the Institute to prepare and submit at each annual Colloquium a report on the status of agreements relating to activities in outer space. Download here

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