10 Oct 2023
Professor Frans von der Dunk recently participated in several notable events at the International Astronautical Congress in Baku, Azerbaijan. Von der Dunk participated in a board meeting for the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), which is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to fostering the development of space law. Additionally, during the conference, he presented his paper on “States in Space? Extraterrestrial Exercise of Jurisdiction and its Future Scenarios” and co-chaired a session on “UNCOPUOUS and ITU Registration of Large Constellations.”
Von der Dunk was also featured on a panel during the session “Could You Help Us With This Asteroid? A Planetary Defense Workshop to Save the World and Introducing the Schweickart Prize.” To complete the week, he also served as a judge for the world semi-final round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.