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See below for the most recent news of the IISL.

September-October 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for September and October 2020 is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements In Memoriam  IISL Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Virtual World Finals 2020 – Results IISL Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Virtual Semi-Finals 2020 – Results A ‘Demonstration’ Virtual Round for the IISL Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court …

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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.

In Memoriam — Ambassador (Professor) Aldo Armando COCCA 1924-2020

Ambassador (Professor) Aldo Armando COCCA: A Space Law Pioneer beyond the skies (1924-2020) In Memoriam. We have the sad duty to announce the passing of Ambassador (Professor) ALDO ARMANDO COCCA on 13 August 2020, in Buenos Aires, at the grand age of 96. Ambassador Cocca was a member of the IISL Board of Directors for …

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Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Finals 2020 – Valenkova v SaRidia

Moot Court Finals were held on Friday, 23 October 2020 at 3 pm (CEST). Pleading the case of Valenkova v SaRidia were the National Law University, Delhi (Asia-Pacific) and the University of Vienna (Europe). Shubh Arora and Abhishek Jain argued on behalf of NLU Delhi (Applicant). Hristina Talkova and Rosanna Hoffman argued on behalf of …

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#IAC2020 Cyber Edition: IISL President opening remark

The 71st International Astronautical Congress opened today.  Watch the welcome remark of IISL President Kai-Uwe Schrogl here: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Enjoy!  

Professor Luboš Perek left us on 17 September 2020

It is so difficult to accept that professor Luboš Perek left us at the age of 101 – we were so accustomed to having his sharp comments and a friendly smile around us! After Vladimír Kopal, another prominent Czech expert in space and space law is leaving our rows. Luboš Perek was born in June …

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July-August 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for July and August 2020 is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements Update on IAC 2020  The 2021 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition problem Latin America permanently becomes 5th region in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition Member News To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you …

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Letter of farewell to IISL by APSCO Secretary General, Dr. Li Xinjun

At the occasion of his retirement from the post of APSCO Secretary General, Dr. Li Xinjun addressed a letter of farewell to IISL, which can be downloaded here.  

Latin America permanently becomes 5th region in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

The International Institute of Space Law (“IISL”) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that by unanimous vote, it has approved Latin America as its 5th Region. Latin America joins the North American, European, Asia Pacific and African Regions. Regional winners receive financial support to attend the World Finals. The IISL’s Lachs competition is particularly …

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The 2021 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition problem has been released

The International Institute of Space Law is delighted to announce that the problem for the 2021 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition has now been released and is published on the Institute’s website (please see here). The case between the (fictional) States of Proclivia and Asteria involves the activities of ‘mega’-constellations of small satellites, …

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