March 2022 Newsletter available

Our newsletter for February 2022 is now available.Highlights include: News and Announcements IISL Proceedings 2020 IISL President’s Statement on the Situation in Ukraine Space Law Workshop at Space Symposium Progress on McGill Encyclopedia of Space Law To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the IISL. Did you get our newsletter last month? If not, sign up to keep in touch with the Read more…

IISL Happy Hour 11 held

The 11th IISL Happy Hour was held on 12 March. This time Professor Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B made a presentation on the recent space law conference held at his Center for Aviation and Space Laws (SASL), National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India, of whish he is the Director. His presentation is entitled “A Discourse on Key Deliberations in the CASL (Center for Aviation and Space Laws) Conference on Space Tourism”. This covered such a Read more…

IISL President’s Statement on the Situation in the Ukraine

IISL’s mission is to promote the rule of law in outer space. In the recent past, we have seen a deterioration of respect for existing, binding international space law. The current invasion of Ukraine represents an unprecedented new dimension of violation of international law. Taken into account with other such violations of international law in other world regions, the IISL is deeply concerned about this situation and its meaning for the rule of law. We are shocked by Read more…

Space Law Workshop at the 37th Space Symposium, Colorado Springs

The IISL is sponsoring a Space Law Workshop at the 37th Space Symposium, in Colorado Springs, April 4, 2022.  Speakers include general Counsels from 13 companies and agencies.  The Agenda is below.   A separate registration is required.  Go to:  https://www.spacesymposium.org/agenda/ Space Law Workshop Agenda 1:15 – 1:20                  Introduction and welcome; Skip Smith, Sherman & Howard; Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President of the International Institute of Space Law 1:20 – 1:35                  Commercial Space Policies and Perspectives; Dr. Diane Read more…

Register | Space Law Workshop @SpaceSymposium

The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is sponsoring a Space Law Workshop at the 37th Space Symposium, in Colorado Springs, on April 4, 2022, co-organized by Sherman & Howard L.L.C.. Speakers include general Counsels from 13 companies and agencies! This program will focus on key legal issues impacting the commercial space industry and will conclude with a General Counsel Forum including the top lawyers from industry and government agencies.  The Workshop is open for Read more…

IAC 2022: Deadline approaching for IISL Colloquium Abstract submission

We are holding our annual Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space during the IAC in Paris this year. If you would like to hold a presentation, please be reminded that the deadline for submitting abstracts has to be submitted to the system until Monday 28 February 2022. The IAC, organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), represents a prestigious event in the space field, a worldwide platform able to connect experts of space agencies, Read more…

February 2022 Newsletter available

Our newsletter for February 2022 is now available.Highlights include: News and Announcements Awards Nominations New Email Addresses Register for IISL Happy Hour 11 Proceedings of the IISL 2020 IISL Colloquium Abstract Deadline Approaching IISL Young Scholars Symposium Online 2021 Galloway Symposium Report Happy Birthday to Judge Vereshchetin! Member News To read the newsletter, please visit here. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of the IISL. Did you get our newsletter last Read more…

Register for IISL Happy Hour 11

We are happy to announce the 11th IISL Happy Hour to be held on 12 March 2022. IISL Happy Hour consists of two parts. The first 30 minutes is for presentation and discussions and the latter half is reserved for updating and casual exchanged of views among IISL space law family members: Time: 11:30-12:30 UTC, 12 March 2022 (Saturday) Presenter: Prof. Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B Title: “A Discourse on Key Deliberations in the CASL(Center for Read more…

New email addresses: IISL in .SPACE!

IISL has moved its email addresses to its new domain: iisl.space! You can reach us here: president@iisl.space secretary@iisl.space treasurer@iisl.space dos@iisl.space elections@iisl.space awards@iisl.space membership@iisl.space prism@iisl.space proceedings@iisl.space webmaster@iisl.space webcontent@iisl.space lachsmoot@iisl.space lachsmoot-africa@iisl.space lachsmoot-asiapacific@iisl.space lachsmoot-latinamerica@iisl.space lachsmoot-northamerica@iisl.space constellation@iisl.space kcnews@iisl.space

Call for Nominations 2022 IISL Awards

Each year, IISL recognizes eminent and extraordinary contributions and services to the field of space law, and for advancing the broader objectives of the Institute through prestigious IISL annual awards.The annual awards are given under the following five categories:– Lifetime Achievement Award– Distinguished Service Award– Award of Appreciation– Certificate of Gratitude– IISL Space Law Award for Young Achievers In particular, the last category of award entitled IISL Space Law Award for Young Achievers, introduced in 2019, Read more…