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See below for the most recent news of the IISL.

IISL new website launched 🚀

This website is not updated any longer. Please visit our new website at www.iislweb.SPACE! 🚀

November – December 2020 newsletter

Our newsletter for November and December 2020 is now available. Highlights include: News and Announcements Concluding Remarks on the Results of the IISL General Assembly 2020 IISL Election Results 2020  Remarks by K.R. Sridhara Murthi, outgoing Vice President, at the IISL Board of Directors Meeting IISL Annual Awards 2020 Congratulations to the Elected ICJ Judges IISL New Website Launched  …

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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.

IISL Proceedings 2019 available

The IISL Proceedings of the 2019 IISL Colloquium are now available for order. This volume contains the proceedings of the 62nd Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Washington DC, USA in October 2019, as well as the report of the IISL Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities …

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3rd UN Conference on Space Law and Policy: Emerging Issues in Space Law and Policy – Perspectives for African Nations 

Over the last three days, from 8 to 10 December 2020, many IISL members contributed to and participated in the 3rd United Nations Conference on Space Law in Policy. The event was organised by the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and with the support …

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IISL General Assembly successfully held on 28 November 2020

The IISL General Assembly, for the first time, took place in a virtual setting and completed its business in a smooth and successful way. It drew an even larger participation than usual during the meetings held physically at IACs. While everybody expected that this year’s IISL 60th Anniversary would come with a lively party at …

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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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