Category: 2020

June 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for May 2020 is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements African Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition – Results Asia-Pacific Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition – Results European Regional Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition – Results …

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Eleven Publishing special offer for IISL members extended

The publishing house Eleven International Publishing has extended their special pricing offer for IISL members until the end of 2020.  The offer concerns the Essential Air and Space Law Series, the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) series, the IISL Proceedings Online, and Space Law: Basic Legal Documents. IISL members receive a discount of …

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May 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for May 2020 is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements IISL Board Election 2020 Report on UNITAR’s Space Law Workshop Space Café WebTalk Recap: IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl On The Challenges Of Space Law To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the …

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Save the dates: IAC 2020, IAC 2021, IAC 2022, IAC 2023

Dear IAF Community, On Wednesday 3 June 2020, an extraordinary session of the Bureau of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) was chaired by Pascale Ehrenfreund, IAF President. Following the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the IAF Bureau reviewed and approved the updated calendar of the forthcoming editions of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). You are …

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The 2020 MLMC European Rounds will be held remotely

The ECSL is glad to announce that the 2020 European Rounds of the Manfreds Lachs Moot Court will be held remotely on the 9th (Semi-Finals) and the 10th (Final) of June. The 2020 European Rounds of the Manfreds Lachs Moot Court is organised by the ECSL in collaboration with the University of Vienna, in its …

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April 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for April 2020 is now available. Highlights include: A virtual IISL Colloquium and Moot Court in 2020 News and Announcements IISL Board Election 2020 – Call for Candidates – Final Reminder IISL President on the Clarity of Existing Space Law for SpaceWatch.Global Perspective on US Space Resources Executive Order  Congratulations to the IISL President …

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Space Café WebTalk – “33 minutes with Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl” on 26 May 2020 – SpaceWatch.Global

On May 26, IISL President Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl is invited to the Space Café WebTalk organised by SpaceWatch.Global. He will share his thoughts about the future of Space law, including the global status of national space legislation, the regulatory frameworks of the future, security affects, issues of appropriation, the who-can-do it, and the role …

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A virtual IISL Colloquium and Moot Court in 2020

The IISL Board of Directors held a telco on 26 April 2020. It was preceded by the decision of the International Astronautical Federation of 23 April 2020 to hold the 2020 International Astronautical Congress as a cyber-event from 12 to 14 October 2020 and to move the already confirmed IACs for one year, now scheduling …

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Interview with IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl in German magazine “Der Spiegel”

IISL President Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl has been interviewed by SPIEGEL on “Weapons in Space: We are spiraling into an arms race”.  Please see for the interview here.    

#SpaceWatchGL Perspective On US Space Resources Executive Order: IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl On The Clarity Of Existing Space Law

17 April 2020 Input for the newsletter SpaceWatchGlobal on the U.S. Executive Order on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources of 6 April 2020   The Executive Order states that the U.S. will conduct its activities “consistent with applicable law”. The U.S. Government has repeatedly confirmed its dedication to the …

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