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Presidents Emeriti

On recommendation of the Board of Directors, an outgoing President who has served in that capacity over several terms and has made outstanding contributions to international cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes, or to the development of space law, and has contributed substantially to the development and the activities of the Institute may be elected in exceptional cases for life as President Emeritus by the General Assembly. Presidents Emeriti are not Members of the Board but may attend the meetings of the Board of Directors as observers and provide consultation on matters relating to the management of the Institute.

Tanja Masson-Zwaan

President Emerita Tanja Masson-Zwaan is Asst. Professor and Deputy Director of the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden University, and President Emerita of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL). Tanja advises various bodies on space law issues, teaches and supervises students at Bachelors, Masters and PhD level, carries out research and …

N. Jasentuliyana

Dr. Jasentuliyana, a national of Sri Lanka, is President Emeritus of the International Institute of Space Law. He holds advanced degrees in Law and International Relations from Universities of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), London and McGill, and is a Attorney-at-Law. He holds a Graduate Diploma in Air and Space Law from the International Institute of Air …