April 11, 2024
2024 Nelson Mandela International Human Rights Moot Court Competition

2024 Nelson Mandela International Human Rights Moot Court Competition

2024 Nelson Mandela International Human Rights Moot Court Competition. International undergraduate and graduate students from any worldwide university are qualified to contend in the Nelson Mandela Globe Human Rights Moot Court Competition. Heads of contention for a made-up human rights case are requested from groups of two students (orientation variety is invited) at all universities around the world.

Then, at that point, solicitations for the web-based starter adjustments are shipped off to the main 10 groups from every one of the five UN districts. The 50 groups that get the most noteworthy commemoration evaluations should put forth their perspective under the watchful eye of a “seat” of judges and human rights experts from international councils, addressing either the respondent or the candidate in the speculative case.

SUMMARY:

  • Sponsor(s) of the program: Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court
  • Institution(s) hosting: Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Funding Amount: Funded Count: Multiple Awards
  • Students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Nationality: All over the world

Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students worldwide.
  • Must be studying at a recognized university.
  • Must demonstrate a need for economic support.
  • Hybrid format: in-person final rounds at Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 15–19, 2024; preliminary virtual rounds online, May 14–21, 2024.

Competition for Human Rights in South Africa

  • Organized by the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria Academy on Human Rights, American University, and Washington College of Law.
  • Supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
  • Financial support from the European Union, Switzerland, the South African Permanent Mission, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Application for the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

  • Online submission is required.
  • Contact the Competition Coordinator, Tapiwa Mhuru, for further details at tapiwa.mhuru@up.ac.za.

Deadline for application: April 21, 2024

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