Category Archive: news

See below for the most recent news of the IISL.

Oct 12

Study Group on Different Approaches to Space Law and the Relationship Between Space Law and Public International Law

IISL member Niklas Hedman has convened a study group on different approaches to space law and the relationship between space law and public international law. The group will be set up under the Directorate of Studies and will be the focus of a colloquia session in IAC 2021 (Paris). If you would like to participate, …

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Oct 12

Wanted: Volunteers for IISL Events @ IAC2019

The IISL needs some help with videography and photography in Washington D.C. If you are attending and have some experience with video and / or photography, we need your assistance. The Moot Court Finals need to be filmed. We also need photos taken during the Awards Dinner. This can be the same person or two …

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Sep 25

Anonymous survey on the use of arbitration to resolve space related disputes – your participation is welcome

Two presenters at the IAC 2019, enrolled at McGill University, are currently working on the use of arbitration to resolve space related disputes. They will present a paper on this topic at the IAC and have prepared an anonymous survey to industry colleagues who are lawyers for space companies. By filling in the survey, you …

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Sep 24

IAC 2019 Technical Programme – IISL Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space

The 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is moving closer — it will take place between 21 and 25 October 2019. It will host the 62nd IISL Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space. The 2019 IISL Colloquium focuses on discussion of the cutting-edge issues related to laws and regulations applicable to space activities. It reviews …

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Sep 24

IISL members participate in ECSL Summer Course in Space Law and Policy in Messina

For two weeks, the participants to the ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy shared an unforgettable experience in Messina. Together, they had the chance to attend intensive lectures and seminars given by leading university professors and space industry practitioners concerning the international and domestic legal and policy frameworks governing space activities and applications. The …

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Jun 18

IAF 2019 – Last days of early bird registration

There are only a few days left to benefit from the early registration rates for the 70th International Astronautical Congress – IAC 2019 which will take place from 21 to 25 October 2019 in Washington D.C., United States. If you haven’t registered yet, you can register today or before 30 June 2019 at www.iac2019.org.  Join us for the the IISL Colloquium 2019 and the celebration …

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Jun 10

2019 ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy – Application round open

The application period for the 2019 ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy is open until 26 June 2019. This year’s course takes place at the University of Messina, where lectures and seminars will be offered by leading university professors and space industry practitioners covering the international and domestic legal and policy frameworks governing …

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Mar 13

The UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee 2019 Agenda is available

The Annotated Provisional Agenda for the 58th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space is accessible on the website of the Office for Outer Space Affairs. You can view the agenda with document number A/AC.105/C.2/L.308 here. The 58th session of the Legal Subcommittee will be held in Vienna between …

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Mar 12

IAC 2019 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

The 2019 IAC deadline for abstract submissions was extended due to the overwhelming response. The new deadline is 13 March 2019 (23:59 CET). All details on how to submit an abstract can be found at http://www.iafastro.org/events/iac/iac-2019/technical-programme/. Abstracts can be submitted at www.iafastro.net. If you have any questions or need our help, please feel free to contact the IAF …

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Mar 05

IAC 2019 Registration now open

The registration for the 70th International Astronautical Congress – IAC 2019 to be held from 21 – 25 October 2019 in Washington D.C., United States is now open! The IAC 2019 with the theme “Space: The Power of the Past, the Promise of the Future” will be hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics …

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