Saturday, 26 January 2019

11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competitions 2019 – Switzerland

11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competitions 2019 – Switzerland

The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competitions 2019 is presented by the Centre for Human Rights based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Academy on Human Rights, Washington College of Law, American University and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
The Competition will be held in English, French and Spanish.

About The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competitions 2019

The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master’s degree students. A team of two students preferably a boy and a girl from each university is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds, students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts.

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The best 10 teams from each UN region (United Nations) are then invited to participate in the pre-final, quarter-final, semi- final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Teams then have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, representing, alternatively, both the Applicant and the Respondent before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.
The eight best teams proceed to the quarter final rounds, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. Starting in 2019, the Competition will be held in not only in English, French, but also in Spanish
The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2019 will for the third time host the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition Annual Lecture, featuring some of the world’s most prominent international lawyers.
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For more information and clarifications, please contact the Nelson Mandela World Moot Court Competition Coordinator, Eduardo Kapapelo, preferably by email at eduardo.kapapelo@up.ac.za 
always with copy to ana.khatounian@up.ac.za
Interested applicants are advised to Click Here To Register

Note: The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held at  Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland from 15 to 19 July 2019

Visit The Official Website For More Information

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