Every year on the occasion of the Legal Subcommittee of the UNCOPUOS, the IISL and ECSL organize the annual joint Symposium for delegates and observers. The IISL/ECSL Joint Symposium traditionally takes place on the first day of the respective session of the Legal Subcommittee. The Symposium gathers prominent scholars and practitioners to discuss a topical theme of space law. See below for the topics of the most recent years of the IISL/ECSL Symposium.


The Moon Agreement Revisited: The Road Ahead

The 50th Anniversary of the Rescue and Return Agreement: Relevance and Challenges

Legal models for exploration, exploitation and utilization of space resources 50 years after the adoption of the Outer Space Treaty

40 years of entry into force of the Registration Convention – Today’s practical issues

Space Traffic Management

The UNIDROIT Space Protocol