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The Institute of Space and Telecommunications Law (Université Paris Sud / Campus Paris Saclay) organises an annual international colloquium in Paris on Air and Space Law. The 2014 edition, held in partnership with the ECSL will take place at the Ministry of Research on 30 and 31 October 2014. It will bring together internationally recognised professors and practitioners to discuss new issues in Air & Space Law.
For further information and to register, please visit: pasl.fr
Congratulations Université Paris Sud @ IAC
The ECSL congratulates the team from Paris Sud who were worthy competitors at the Manfred Lachs Moot Court World Semi Finals at the IAC in Toronto.
Inaugural ECSL Essay Competition now open!
'What are the main legal issues raised by space mining?'
Details on the competition may be found by clicking the 'Essay Competition' link on the left hand side.
Update 23/10: Registration for the competition full and no further places can be allocated unfortunately
Space Law in the News
Spring-Summer 2014 now published
A new initiative providing brief summaries and links to articles which engage with issues of space law. Available only to ECSL Members.
RECENT ECSL EVENTS
ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy
International Telecommunication Union, Geneva
1-12 September 2014
Manfred Lachs Moot Court Competition European Regional Rounds
University of Wroclaw, Poland
14-17 May 2014
IISL-ECSL Symposium: Regulatory Needs for Very Small Satellites, 24 March 2014
The IISL-ECSL Symposium took place on the first day of the UN COPUOS Legal Subcommittee. Full details of the presentations can be found on the UN OOSA website.
ECSL Practitioners' Forum 2014
"Recent Developments in Export Control Regulations on Space Technology"
14 March 2014, 9:30 - 18:00, ESA HQ Paris, Room A
Thank you to all those who attended and in particular to all our speakers. Report of the Forum now available on the Practitioners' Forum section of the website.
69th ECSL Board Meeting
13 March 2014, ESA Headquarters, Paris, France
68th ECSL Board Meeting
25 October 2013, ESA Headquarters, Paris, France
Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition Finals
The European Champion - Team Leiden became the World Runner-Up at the World Finals of the Competition. ECSL wishes to congratulate the team and thank them for representing Europe to such a high standard.
New NPOCs in Greece and Romania
The ECSL Board decided to appoint Mr. Georgios Kyriakopoulos as the National Point of Contact in Greece and Mr. Ioan-Luca Vlad as the National Point of Contact in Romania.
New "IISL Young Scholars Fund" established
Thanks to an anonymous donnor the winners of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition Regional Rounds will be granted financial awards.
European Round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court 2013
May 9-11, 2013, University Sapienza of Rome, Italy
Practitioners' Forum 2013
15 March 2013, ESA HQ Paris, room A
‘The Registration of Satellites – Legal Aspects and Practice’
Participation was free of charge for the ECSL members.
IISL/ECSL Symposium 2013
Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competiton finals
October 2-4, 2012, Naples, Italy
Congratulations to the European Champion, Team Athens for their 2nd place in the World Finals of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.
IISL/ECSL Symposium 2012
19 March 2012, Vienna, Austria
Programme of the Symposium
"Transfer of ownership of space objects: Issues of responsibility, liability and registration"
51st Session of the Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
ECSL Practitioners'Forum 2012
16 March 2012,Room A, ESA Headquarters, Paris, France.
“Insurance of satellite activities from the cradle to the grave – legal aspects”
2012 ECSL Practitioners' Forum