Category: news

See below for the most recent news of the IISL.

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 …

Continue reading

DoS Working Group on Cyber Law: Study 2018

In 2017, the Chair of the IISL Directorate of Studies (DoS) Prof. Dr. Stephan Hobe was tasked by the IISL Board of Directors to look into the question on whether cyber law should become a topic for future IISL Colloquia and something to be studied more intensively by the International Institute of Space Law. In …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

#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 …

Continue reading

All IAF events postponed – including IAC 2020

We regret to inform you that IAC will not take place this year. The IISL Board is currently assessing the consequences for the IISL Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.  Stay tuned for further announcements. 

IISL 60 Years Logo Competition – Winner Announced

The IISL is pleased to announce Katarina Eriksson as the winner of the competition to design a logo to celebrate our 60-year anniversary. Katarina is a Swedish architect and graphic designer whose work focuses on space and science. She has a Masters in Architecture from Lund University and an MSc in Space Studies from the …

Continue reading

February March 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for February and March 2020 is now available. Highlights include: Virtual Meeting of the Board of Directors News and Announcements IISL 60 Years Logo Competition – Winner Announced IISL Board Election 2020 – Call for Candidates Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2020 – Updates A “Thank you!” to Jean-Yves Le Gall …

Continue reading

New dates and Call for abstracts for Fuzhou Symposium

International Symposium on Maintaining the Rule of Law in Outer Space in an Age of Rapid Innovation taking place in Fuzhou, China is postponed to September 19-20, 2020. The Symposium is co-organised by the International Institute of Space Law, Chinese Society of Astronautics, China Institute of Space Law and Space Law Center of China National Space Administration, and held …

Continue reading