Defining the principles governing outer space activities

Space law is an area of the law that encompasses national and international law governing activities in outer space.

The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) was founded in 1960. The purposes and objectives of the Institute include the cooperation with appropriate international organisations and national institutions in the field of space law and the carrying out of tasks for fostering space law development.

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IISL Dinner at IAC Guadalajara

Come and join us for the annual dinner in Guadalajara. The location will be spectacular Palacio Municipal de Zapopan situated at Av. Hidalgo 151, 45100 Zapopan, Jal., México. Please note that capacity is strictly limited to 150 people. Bus transport will be provided but exact timings will be announced later.

The cost per person is €70.00.
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The IISL Young Scholars Fund was created in 2011 to support the achievements of various students participating in each of the 4 Regional Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe and Africa). The Fund grants monetary awards to the Winning Team, the Team with the Best Memorials and the Best Oralist of each Regional Round.

The IISL General Fund aims to increase the financial resources of the IISL, so that it can create more and better events and publications, improve the efficiency of its day-to-day management (now solely dependent on volunteers), and to reimburse some of the expenses. The funds will also be used for the Annual Awards dinner, and acknowledgements on the website and printed materials can be arranged.

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