IISL convenes Working Groups on current issues of space law and space law development. These Working Groups are initiated by our members and membership of a working group is open to IISL members as well as in certain instances, to non-IISL members.

Find below information on our past and current Working Groups.

Reports of our Working Groups can be found under IISL Publications.

IISL Working Group reports

IISL Working Group on Light Pollution The final report of the 'IISL Working Group on Light Pollution of the Night Sky from a Space Law Perspective' is availabl…

Current Working Groups

For more information on the IISL Working Groups below, visit there individual pages.

IISL Working Group on Next steps in STM

On-going work by the group coordinated by IISL members Maruska Strah and Yu Takeuchi. Working Group Overview Proposing a Workplan on STM for the UNCOPUOS LSC a…

IISL Working Group on SETI and Law - SETI@IISL

Initiated and coordinated by IISL member Michael Bohlander. In February 2024, after approval of its establishment by the IISL in 2023, the interdisciplinary wo…

IISL Working Group on the Future of the Moon Agreement

IISL Working Group on the Future of the Moon Agreement is initiated and coordinated by IISL Director Fabio Tronchetti. Dear Members, Prospective Members, and F…

IISL Working Group on Legal aspects of AI in space

Initiated and coordinated by IISL member Tuana Yazici. Working Group Overview The IISL AI Study Group, initiated and coordinated by IISL member Tuana Yazici, i…

IISL Working Group on Indigenous Peoples, Non-State Peoples, and Outer Space Law

Working Group Overview The expansion of outer space activities, including resource extraction and satellite deployment, necessitates a re-evaluation of existin…

Past Working Groups

IISL Working Group on Light Pollution

The Working Group is closed. Background of the Working Group At the Spring Meeting of 2021, the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Space Law …

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