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MLMC 2024: Responses to the Requests for Clarification

The Responses to the Requests for Clarification of this year's Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition have been published!

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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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2023
Happy New Year from the IISL!

IISL wishes all of its members a wonderful 2024! Starting off the year with a remarkable flashback to the beginnings of space law, we are delighted to make available to you another IISL publication, prepared by our esteemed member and Honorary Director of IISL Stephen E. Doyle. The book “Pioneers of Space Law: Vladimir Mandl” […]

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RESULTS: 32nd Annual Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court World Finals

The 32nd Annual Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court World Finals were held on Thursday, October 5 at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan in its capitol, Baku.  Presiding were three justices on the International Court of Justice: Her Excellency Judge Xue, His Excellency Judge Brant and His Excellency Judge Tomka. The students […]

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III Seminario Internacional de Derecho Internacional

[English below] La Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas te invita al III Seminario Internacional de Derecho Internacional, a llevarse a cabo en línea los días 6 y 7 de diciembre. La asistencia es gratuita. IISL Member of the Board of Directors Martha Mejía-Kaiser and IISL Members Irmgard Marboe y Catherine […]

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ISPL to offer course on Space Warfare

The London Institute for Space Policy and Law (ISPL) is running a short course on Space Warfare at the end of this month.  This Course provides an overview and general understanding of conflict in and through space. The legal, policy and other political factors concerning military and security operations in outer space and the role […]

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Annual Standing Committee Reports

At the meeting of the IISL Board of Directors held at Brighton, United Kingdom, in October 1987, the Board decided to create a standing committee of the Institute to prepare and submit at each annual Colloquium a report on the status of agreements relating to activities in outer space.Institute members who can contribute substantively to […]

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Eleventh Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2019

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 2019 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Washington D.C., United States. It was given by Setsuko Aoki and entitled International […]

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In memoriam: Edward R. Finch Jr. (1919-2011)

Edward R. Finch, Jr., a longtime member of IISL, passed away on 4 September 2011 at the age of 92. Ambassador Finch was a member of the U.S. delegation to UNISPACE in 1982 and 1999 and a Permanent NGO Representative to COPUOS. He was on the Board of Directors of the National Space Society and […]

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