11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2019 [APPLY]





11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2019 [APPLY]

Apply for the 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition for Undergraduates and Masters Degree Students all Over the World, See Eligibility, Cost, Benefits and Application Guidelines for 2019.

The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is due to be held from 15 to 19 July 2019, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Competition 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 best 10 teams from each UN region 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.
COST:
Although no registration fees are charged, participants must cover all their own costs (air tickets, accommodation, meals and medical insurance). As participants have to cover all their costs, they are encouraged to begin fundraising as soon as possible. Donors may include embassies, the UN and EU, bar associations and law firms, corporate donors and their own universities.

Eligibility.

  • The Competition is open to undergraduate and master’s degree students from all institutions of tertiary education in the world;
  • A team of two students from each university – preferably one woman and one man – is invited to participate.

Benefits.

  • Two scholarships are offered to the winning team of the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition to participate in a fully-funded three-week summer program at the University of Lucerne.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button.

Deadline: 15th April, 2019.
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