All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition
8th ALL-EUROPEAN INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AND REFUGEE LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION
The call for applications for the 8th edition of the All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition, which will take place between November 21st – 24th 2023 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana is now open!
ORGANISER: Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana (Professor Vasilka Sancin, PhD and Maruša T. Veber, PhD)
- International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
- Slovenian Red Cross
ABOUT THE COMPETITION: This moot court competition is based on a Case Study which is carefully prepared by the organisers in cooperation with the ICRC and UNHCR and addresses the most pertinent and topical questions relating to international humanitarian and refugee law, drawing on the current crisis situations. It is designed to encourage students to study and understand the fundamental concepts of international humanitarian and refugee law by addressing concrete legal problems and practice their legal argumentation in front of experienced judges and panel members.
The Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana will host the 8th edition of the All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition between between November 21st – 24th 2023.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
All European universities are invited to apply for the 8th edition of the
All-European International Humanitarian and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition,
to take place at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
on November 21st - 24th 2023,
organised in cooperation with
the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and
the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
EARLY BIRD APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30TH 2023
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 22nd 2023
Who may apply? All European universities, teaching International Humanitarian and Refugee law. Each University can apply only with one team, composed of a minimum of two and a maximum of three law students (1st or 2nd Bologna level or equivalent) and a coach or academic supervisor.
How to apply? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- names and surnames of student competitors and their contact details (email);
- name and surname of a coach/an academic supervisor;
- university affiliation.
Teams that apply on or before June 30th 2023, are also eligible to apply for financial support of the ICRC to cover the costs of accommodation during the competition. Only applications sent to email@example.com, accompanied by (1) a letter from the university, stating that it cannot cover the costs of accommodation, and (2) a statement as to why the team cannot obtain financial support for the costs of accommodation from other sources, are to be considered. All submitted documents have to be in English language.
The early bird application fee is 200 EUR per team. Any costs of the wire transfer are to be borne by the applicants. The regular application fee is 300 EUR per team. Lunches and coffee breaks will be provided. Other costs of participation are to be borne by the teams themselves.