IISL president Kai-Uwe Schrogl and IISL Member Philippe Achilleas participated in the 2021 Seoul Defence Dialogue, which took place from 8 to 10 September 2021 and focussed on the topic “Borderless Security Crises and Multilateral Responses”.

The programme of the 2021 Seoul Defence Dialogue 2021 is available here. The event was live streamed by the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Korea and can be viewed here.

Prof. Dr. Schrogl and Prof. Dr. Achilleas participated in Special Session 3 entitled “International Security Cooperation for Peaceful and Responsible Use of Space”. Prof. Dr. Schrogl’s presentation provided for introductory remarks to the topic, discussing the current opposing trends of an increasing congestion and militarisation of space, leading to a weakened approach to international regulation, vs. a rapidly expanding space economy calling for greater regulation of behaviour in outer space. The presentation is available here.