On 8 June 2021, the IISL and ECSL presented the annual IISL/ECSL Symposium at the UNCOPUOS Legal Subcommittee. The event, chaired by LSC Chair and IISL Vice President Setsuko Aoki, was moderated by IISL President Prof. Kai-Uwe Schrogl and ECSL Chairman Prof. Sergio Marchisio. This year’s topic was ‘Space Law for Global Space Economy’ and the following presentations were held:

  • Cooperation and competition in space – the economic landscape
    Tare Brisibe, SES
  • Space and international trade law
    Lesley Jane Smith, Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Economic aspects of national space law
    Jairo Becerra, Universidad Catolica de Colombia
  • Economic aspects of long-term sustainability of outer space activities and space traffic management
    Olga Stelmakh-Drescher, EXOLAUNCH
  • Status of and way forward for the UNIDROIT Space Protocol
    Bernhard Schmidt-Tedd, DLR and Ignacio Tirado, UNIDROIT

The programme can be accessed via UNOOSA, as well as the speakers’ power point presentations.

We thank Prof. Olavo de O. Bittencourt Neto (IISL) and Ms. Rosanna Hoffmann (ECSL) for the organisation.