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See below for the most recent news of the IISL.

Newsletter Post-IAC 2019 Special Edition

Our post-IAC 2019 Special Edition newsletter is now available.  Highlights include: Message from the President of IISL  IAC IISL 2019 Photo Gallery Report of the 2019 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition IISL Awards 2019 UN / IAF 27th Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits IAF International Meeting for Members of Parliaments IAA / …

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IISL at 2019 Zhuhai international space symposium

IISL was invited to be a co-organizer of the 2019 International Symposium on the Peaceful Uses of Space Technology (Health), co-hosted by Chinese institutions led by the Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) from 18 to 20 November 2019 in Zhuhai (programme here). IISL was represented by its President Kai-Uwe Schrogl, who gave a plenary keynote …

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IISL Study Group on Different Approaches to Space Law – Applications closed

The call for participation in the IISL Study Group on Different Approaches to Space Law and the Relationship between Space Law and Public International Law is now closed. The group will be set up under the Directorate of Studies and will be the focus of a colloquia session in IAC 2021 (Paris). Members who have …

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October 2019 Newsletter

Our newsletter for October 2019 is now available. Highlights include: “In memoriam” to Professor Bin Cheng (1921-2019) News and Announcements IISL Election Results 2019 Confirmed by the IISL General Assembly IISL Welcomes Its Newly Elected Members Member News Events Calendar To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact …

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Registration open for Eilene Galloway Memorial Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law

Bringing together the brightest and most brilliant advocates in international space law, the Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law is the perfect time to engage in constructive debates and discussions about outer space, while enjoying the prestigious Cosmos Club that makes the ideal setting for a enthralling dinner. This year’s Eilene …

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IISL Proceedings 2018

The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.    This volume contains the proceedings of the 61st Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Bremen, Germany in October 2018, as well as the papers presented at the IISL-ECSL Space Law …

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International Symposium on Peaceful Use of Space Technology (Health) 2019

The 2019 International Symposium on Peaceful Use of Space Technology (Health) will take place November 17-19, 2019 at the Zhuhai International Exhibition Center in Guangdong. It is organised by the Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and others, and the IISL is co-organising the Symposium. The IISL will be represented at the Symposium by President Kai-Uwe Schrogl …

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Have a look at our photos of the 70th International Astronautical Congress

We are publishing a selection of photos taken during the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington DC in October 2019.  You can view the photo galleries for the 2019 IISL Gala Dinner and the 2019 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition below.  Photo credits © Dikaios Pang

UN General Assembly (Fourth Committee) approves Draft Resolution on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space by consensus

This month, the UN General Assembly, acting without a vote, approved a draft resolution concluding its general debate on international cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space by urging: States that have not yet become parties to the international treaties governing the uses of outer space to ratify or accede to them and to …

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Report of the 2019 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition

Over 80 teams participated in the Lachs Moot 2019 competition.  Including students, coaches, memorial and oral judges, hundreds of people around the world participated in the 2019 competition.  National funding rounds were conducted in Iran and China, and a test round was held in Latin America.  The winners of the Regional competitions in North America, …

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