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Prof. Dr I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor Award

The IISL has opened the application for the Prof. Dr I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor Award for young authors:

Applications are now being accepted for the Prof. Dr I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor Award for the best paper in space law by an author under the age of 30. This award is granted annually by the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Space Law to recognise excellence in scholarly achievement among the next generation of space lawyers.

The award will be presented during the annual IISL Dinner held during the IAC for which the winner will receive a complimentary ticket.

In order to be eligible to apply an applicant’s paper must have been accepted for presentation at the IISL Colloquium. Applicants must email the completed entry form along with their paper in MS Word format without name, affiliation or any other information that could identify the author, by 10 September 2014 to the IISL Executive Secretary at

A medal is donated each year by the initiator of the Award, Prof. Oscar Fernandez Brital from Argentina. To view a list of previous winners click here.