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Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in Switzerland, 2019


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

You are cordially invited to take part in the 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, because of be held from 15 to 19 July 2019, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is gifted via the Centre for Human Rights primarily based on 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) on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

The Competition shall be held in English, French and Spanish.

About the Competition

The Competition is open to each undergraduate and grasp’s level students. A crew of 2 students from every university is invited to take part. In the initial rounds, students publish heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which can be assessed via a panel of professionals.

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The perfect 10 groups from every UN area are then invited to take part in the pre-final, quarter-final, semi- last and last rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Teams then must argue the 2 aspects of the hypothetical case, representing, then again, each the Applicant and the Respondent earlier than a ‘bench’ of human rights professionals.

The 8 perfect groups continue to the quarter last rounds, which is presided over via judges from international courts and tribunals. Starting in 2019, the Competition shall be held in no longer best in English, French, but additionally in Spanish

The 2019 Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will for the 3rd time host the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition Annual Lecture, that includes one of the crucial international’s maximum outstanding international legal professionals.

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