2024

2024
2024 China Space Conference: Announcement of International Symposium on the Rule of Law in Outer SpaceNew!!

On April 25, the 2024 International Symposium on the Rule of Law in Outer Space will be held in Wuhan, China during the course of the 2024 China Space Conference. China Space Conference is held since 2018 and now it is the most influential space event in China and a high-end platform for promoting international […]

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2024
IISL at the 2024 Space SymposiumNew!!

9 April 2024. Organised by Skip Smith (Greenberg Traurig) and supported by Dennis Burnett (Hawkeye 360), IISL partnered with the Space Foundation in setting up the one full day Space Law Track at the 2024 Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The programme (below) featured institutional as well as commercial legal issues and highly profiled speakers […]

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2024
IISL Board Member Fabio Tronchetti represents IISL

IISL Board Member Fabio Tronchetti represented the IISL in his capacity as IISL representative to IAA on matters related to the Moon Farside Protection and as Member of the IISL Board. The presentations were held recently during the First IAA Symposium on Moon Farside Protection and the European Interparliamentary Space Conference Workshop. During the 1st […]

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2024
IISL Board Member publishes on SpaceWatchGL Geopolitics – China and the Moon

IISL Board Member Fabio Trionchetti published an article on Space Watch Global addressing the Chinese position towards lunar activities. The piece analyses China's position on lunar (and other celestial bodies) activities in light of the recent Chinese submission to the Working Group on Legal Aspects of Space Resource Activities of the Legal Subcommittee of the […]

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2024
IISL at UN/Portugal Policy Symposium

In preparation for the high-level UN/Portugal May Conference on Management and Sustainability of Outer Space Activities, the Portuguese Space Agency organised from 11 to 15 March an online preparatory Policy Symposium (https://www.unportugal.ptspace.pt/) . IISL was represented by its President Kai-Uwe Schrogl as moderator of the session on regional and national approaches on space sustainability and […]

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2024
Update: Extension of IISL Awards deadline to 25 March!

The IISL Awards Committee extended the deadline for this years Awards Nominations to 25 March 2024! 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 […]

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2024
Dispute resolution in space activities: DFIC webinar held

Understanding the DIFC Courts and Their Resources: The DIFC Courts serve as a reference for legal excellence in the Middle East, providing a secure and efficient platform for resolving commercial and civil disputes. We are pleased to report on an recent webinar by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts, which was held on on 22 February 2024. The event was held […]

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2024
IISL Awards nomination season opened

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: In particular, the last category of award entitled IISL Space Law Award for Young Achievers, introduced […]

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2023
Obituary: Professor José Monserrat Filho

By Sylvia Ospina and Olavo de O. Bittencourt Neto The Space Law Community is saddened to announce the passing of José Monserrat Filho, an eminent Space Law lawyer, in Rio de Janeiro on 30 December 2023. Professor Monserrat touched the lives of many students and colleagues interested in, and involved in Space Law and Policy […]

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