Each year since 2009, at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented by a leading expert on space law.

The inaugural 2009 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. It was given by former Judge of the International Court of Justice V.S. Vereshchetin and is entitled The Law of Outer Space in the General Legal Field (Commonality and Particularities).

The keynote lecture is published in the IISL Proceedings 2009 and a summary is available in the 2009 IISL Colloquium report. The text of the keynote lecture can be accessed below.

The Law of Outer Space in the General Legal Field (Commonality and Particularities)

By V.S. Vereshchetin, former Judge of the International Court of Justice