Legal Subcommittee: 2009

Forty-eighth session (23 March-3 April 2009)


IISL/ECSL Symposium: "30th Anniversary of the "Moon Agreement": Retrospect and Prospects"

The Space Law Symposium on "30th Anniversary of the "Moon Agreement": Retrospect and Prospects", sponsored by the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) and the European Centre for Space Law (ECSL), was held on 23 March 2009.


Chairpersons: Tanja Masson-Zwaan, President IISL, Sergio Marchisio, President ECSL
The negotiation of the Moon Agreement
Judge Helmut Türk,
Vice-President, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The Moon Agreement - Perspective from Developing Countries
Jose Monserrat Filho,
Brazilian Society of Space Law, Brazil
Powerpoint Presentation
Some Legal and Factual Considerations about the 1979 UN Moon Agreement
Jean-François Mayence,
Federal Science Policy Office, Belgium
Powerpoint Presentation
The Common Heritage of Mankind Principle: the Moon and Lunar Resources
Juan Manuel de Faramiñán Gilbert,
University of Jaén, Spain
Is a New Look Necessary in the Age of Exploration and Exploitation?
Susan Trepczynski,
Finalist in the World Finals of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition, USA
Powerpoint Presentation
Protecting the Environment of Celestial Bodies
Mahulena Hofmann,
University of Giessen, Germany, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Powerpoint Presentation
Concluding Remarks
Vladimír Kopal,
Chairman, Legal Subcommittee, COPUOS, Czech Republic
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