Category: 2017

2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

September 28, 2017 – Adelaide, Australia At the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) organized the Final Rounds of the 2017 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition. Altogether, world-wide 74 teams participated in the four Regional Rounds. The World Finals on 28 September 2017 were judged by one former …

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2017 Standing Committee Report

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. Institute members who can contribute substantively …

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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.

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

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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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

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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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

IISL Proceedings 2016

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.  This volume contains the proceedings of the 59th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held during the IAC in Guadalajara, Mexico in September 2016, as well as the papers presented at the IISL-ECSL …

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Isabella Diederiks-Verschoor (1915 – 2017)

Professor Dr Isabella H. Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor President Emerita, IISL 1915 – 2017 Prof. Dr Isabella Diederiks-Verschoor passed away on 17 October 2017 at the age of 102. She was born in Amersfoort, the Netherlands on 29 July 1915. She studied law at Leiden University and practised law in Amsterdam for six years. In 1943 she …

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