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23rd Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2024 by ISIL and ICRC, New Delhi [Sept 20-22]: Register by June 28

ISIL and ICRC, New Delhi is organsing 23rd Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2024 on 20-22 September. The last date of registration is June 28.

About the Competition

The Indian Society of international Law (ISIL) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are pleased to announce that the 23d Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law will be held in physical mode from 20th to 22nd September 2024.

In 2001, ICRC Regional Delegation for South Asia initiated the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition, with the aim of promoting better awareness of IHL among law students at universities throughout India.This competition is named in memory of Mr Henry Dunant, the co-founder of the ICRC and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in 1863.

The reputation and status of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition has grown steadily since its inception in 2001.The national Moot Court has grown to include more than 60 teams, representing universities from across India.

The success of the competition prompted the ICRC, in collaboration with its partner organisation for this activity, the ISIL, to expand the Moot Court beyond India in 2005. As a result, the Henry Dunant Moot Court Competition was expanded to include a regional competition, drawing teams from countries across South Asia between 2005 and 2022. South Asia rounds will not be organised in 2024.

Eligibility

All universities, colleges, and institutions imparting legal education on a regular or evening basis in a program of study that leads to a Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B / BL) or Masters in law (LL.M / ML) are eligible to participate in the Moot Court competition.

All students enrolled on a full time or evening basis in a program of study leading to or equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B / BL) or Masters in law (LL.M / ML), are eligible to participate.

Students who have participated in this Moot Court competition on a previous occasion are not eligible to participate again.

Official Language

The official working language of the Moot Court is English.

Team Composition

Each participating university/college/institute shall nominate only one team consisting of three student members. It is optional for the teams to be accompanied with a coach from the faculty of the university/college/institute that they represent. The 3 member composition is mandatory for participating in the competition.

How to Register?

Interested candidates can register via the link given at the end of the post.

Important dates

  • 27th May 2024 : Call for registration open.
  • 14th June 2024 : Information session on revised rules for participating teams.
  • 28th June 2024: Deadline for registration and Deadline to receive clarifications on the moot problem.
  • 5th July 2024 : Registered teams receive their team codes via email.
  • 10th August 2024: Deadline for submission of memorials in soft copy.
  • 30th August 2024 : Notification to teams qualified for the oral rounds via email.
  • 20-22 September 2024: Oral Rounds organized at ISIL in New Delhi.

Contact

Dr. Parineet Kaur, Assistant Professor, ISIL (Tel: 23384458-59; Mobile No: 9999504837)
Ms. Gunjan Chawla, Legal Advisor, ICRC (Tel: 42211000142211069) who are the joint coordinators of the programme.

Click here to register.

Source: Lawctopus

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