15th Annual Galloway Symposium




15th Annual IISL Eilene Galloway Memorial Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law was held on 16 December 2020 as a virtual event.  The topic was Space in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Program included: Welcome & Keynote: Kai-Uwe Read more…


Russian IISL Members Hold New Year Essay Competition




In December 2020, a New Year essay competition for students from universities of Russia and other CIS countries was held to foster interest in space law during the pandemic. The competition replaced a traditional all-Russian Read more…


IISL Welcomes New Secretariat




After the IISL General Assembly P.J. Blount took over as the newly elected Executive Secretary and Emeline Inocente began her tenure as the Assistant Executive Secretary. P.J. Blount is currently a Research Fellow in Cybersecurity Regulation and Governance at Read more…


60th Anniversary Book Published




The IISL is pleased to announce the publication of a book celebrating its 60th anniversary of the Institute. The International Institute of Space Law: Six Decades of Space Law and its Development(s) (1960 – 2020) was edited by Prof. Read more…


IAC 2021 – Call for Abstracts




The 72nd International Astronautical Congress will be held in Dubai, UAE, from 25 to 29 October 2021. The 2021 IISL Colloquium focuses on how the latest technological developments are impacting the development of the law of outer space, and on whether space Read more…


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The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) is the global association for space law with individual and institutional members from almost 50 countries.
The IISL’s key mission is the promotion of further development of space law and expansion of the rule of law in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes.
"The IISL is an association of all and for all, who intend to promote space law research, teaching, practising and diplomacy, which provides perspective, inclusion and adheres to the principle that the rule of law is at the basis for benefit, welfare, fairness, as well as efficiency.
Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President

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