Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium. Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.
Since 2011, the Proceedings of IISL Colloquia are published annually by Eleven International Publishing, under contract with the Institute. An IISL members’ 40% discount is available for proceedings bought from Eleven.

To purchase the bound proceedings for the Colloquia on the Law of Outer Space from 1992 to 2010, please click here to view a list of  proceedings available from AIAA. All IISL members may purchase these proceedings at the AIAA member price.

The IISL has also produced a Colloquium session topics overview report (2016-1991)

Proceedings of the Colloquia on the Law of Outer Space

IISL Proceedings 2018



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing. 

This volume contains the proceedings of the 61st Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Bremen, Germany in October 2018, as well as the papers presented at the IISL-ECSL Space Law Symposium on The 50th Anniversary of the Rescue and Return Agreement: Relevance and Challenges held on the occasion of the 57th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in Vienna, Austria in April 2018, and the report of the 13th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law, held in Washington D.C., United States in December 2018.

It also contains the report and best written memorials of the World Finals of the 27th Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition held in October 2018.

It is edited by P.J. Blount, Tanja Masson-Zwaan, Rafael Moro-Aguilar, and Kai-Uwe Schrogl.

You can download the order form here.

IISL Proceedings 2017



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.

This volume contains the proceedings of the 60th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held in Adelaide, Australia, in September 2017, including the Joint IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programme and the Joint IISL-IAF Session, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the presentations given at the IISL-ECSL Space Law Symposium Legal Models for Exploration, Exploitation and Utilization of Space Resources 50 Years after the Adoption of the Outer Space Treaty, held on the occasion of the 56th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in Vienna, Austria in March and April 2017, and the report of the 12th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law, held in Washington D.C., United States in December 2017. It also contains the report and best written memorials of the World Finals of the 26th Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition held in September 2017.

It also contains the report and best written memorials of the World Finals of the 27th Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition held in October 2018.

It is edited by P.J. Blount, Tanja Masson-Zwaan, Rafael Moro-Aguilar, and Kai-Uwe Schrogl.

You can download the order form here.

IISL Proceedings 2016



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.

This volume contains the proceedings of the 59th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space held during the IAC in Guadalajara, Mexico in September 2016, including the Joint IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programme and the Joint IISL-IAF Session, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the presentations given at the IISL-ECSL Space Law Symposium held on the occasion of the 55th Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in Vienna, Austria in April 2016, and the report of the 11th Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law, held in Washington D.C., United States in December 2016. It also contains the report and best written memorials of the World Finals of the 25th Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

It is edited by P.J. Blount, Tanja Masson-Zwaan, Rafael Moro-Aguilar, and Kai-Uwe Schrogl.

IISL Proceedings 2015



Report | Table of ContentsThe 54th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Cape Town, South Africa during October 2011.

Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium.

Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

Since 2011, the Proceedings of IISL Colloquia are published annually by Eleven International Publishing, under contract with the Institute. An IISL members’ 40% discount is available for proceedings bought from Eleven. Members can find info on the reduced price on the Eleven International Publishing web page.

IISL Proceedings 2014



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The 57th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Toronto, Canada during October 2014.

Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium.

Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

IISL Proceedings 2013



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.

The 56th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Beijing, China during October 2013.

Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium.

Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

IISL Proceedings 2012



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.

The 55th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Naples, Italy during October 2012.

Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium.

Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

IISL Proceedings 2011



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The latest edition of the Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law is now available for order from Eleven Publishing.

The 54th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Cape Town, South Africa during October 2011.

Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium.

Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Outer Space, the IISL/AIAA Scientific-Legal Roundtable Programmes, the IISL Space Law programme presented to the Legal Subcommittee’s Delegates and staff, and the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

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