I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor (1915), 90th Anniversary
Isabella Henrietta Philepina Verschoor was born at Amersfoort (the Netherlands) in 1915. She studied law at Leyden University and practised law in Amsterdam for a period of six years.
- 1943 she took her degree as a Doctor of Law at the University of Utrecht.
1953 she was appointed to lecture at Utrecht University.
She was President of the International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation; Member of the Legal Committee in the Netherlands of the International Civil Aviation Organization; National Chairman in the Netherlands of the Peace through Law Center; Member of the Board of Editors of Air Law; Supervisory Member of the Netherlands Institute of Transport. Mrs. Diederiks-Verschoor has been lecturing on air and space law in the course of several tours abroad:
-1964, at the University of Paris (Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales);
-1965, in Australia, at the Universities of Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne;
-1968, in the United States, at the Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and at the Mississippi University;
-1968 and again in 1975, in Canada, at the Institute of Air and Space Law;
-1976 and 1980 in Indonesia;
-1979, in Greece, at the Institute of Public International Law and International Relations of Thessaloniki.
Last update: 25 February 2005