Category: addresses

President Schrogl’s address at the 2020 Galloway Symposium

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl gave a presentation on “Space in the year of COVID-19”, also highlighting the Institute’s activities during 2020. The presentation can be accessed here.

Space Watch Global interview on Artemis Accords with IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl gave a SpaceWatchGL interview concerning the Artemis Accords. The interview can be accessed here.

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl gives interview on weapons in Space

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl has been interviewed by the German magazine “Der Spiegel” on “Weapons in Space: We are spiraling into an arms race” (in German: “Wir geraten in eine Rüstungsspirale hinein”). For the interview please follow this link.

#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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Virtual meeting of the Board of Directors

In its very first virtual meeting on 22 March 2020, the IISL Board of Directors (BoD) sent a signal of capacity to act in times of the COVID-19 crisis. The BoD had planned to meet alongside the UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee in Vienna but had to schedule a virtual meeting organised and prepared by the Executive …

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Message on the consequences from COVID-19

Dear IISL community,   It is with great regret that several upcoming IISL activities have been affected by COVID-19. The health of our members and participants absolutely comes first!   Therefore, some regionals for the Manfred Lachs Moot Court will be postponed or held virtually. More information will be posted on the dedicated website. The Moot …

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President’s address: IISL’s 60th anniversary

Dear members and friends of IISL, As I made you aware in my New Year’s message, IISL is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Our President Emerita Tanja Masson-Zwaan reminded me that for the 50th anniversary, the Institute held numerous events and, what should be a challenge for us, arranged a magnificent cake with a …

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New Year’s Address from the IISL President

Dear members and friends of IISL, Happy New Year to you and your families and Happy New Year to our Institute! 2020 will see its 60th anniversary. Founded in 1960, IISL is an institution with a proud tradition and at the same time it is a young, creative and dynamic organisation through its outstanding membership. …

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Zhuhai International Symposium address by the IISL President

IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl gave a keynote (presentation here) at the International Space Symposium, Zhuhai, China on 18 November 2019.

Message from the President of IISL

Dear members and friends of IISL, At the occasion of the closing of the 70th International Astronautical Congress, held during the past week in Washington D.C., I would like to thank all members who have contributed to an immensly successful IISL Colloquium. Foremost, I would like to thank our Executive Secretary Diane Howard and our …

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