The Faculty of Law and Social Sciences in the University of New York Tirana will host the 1st edition of the “Human Rights & Integrity with a focus in Refugee Law” Moot Court Competition – Albania I.
Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University of New York Tirana
International Chamber of Commerce ICC – Tirana, Albania
The Embassy of the Netherlands
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
This moot court competition is based on the Case Study carefully prepared by the organizers in cooperation with ICC. It will address the most pertinent and topical questions relating to integrity and international refugee law, drawing on the current crisis situations. It is designed to encourage students to learn and understand the fundamental concepts of human rights, integrity, with a focus in Refugee Law by addressing concrete legal problems and practice their legal argumentation in front of experienced jury members.
Main themes of this year’s competition include the right to the integrity of education, right to education; contemporary challenges related to the conduct of hostilities; human rights issues including the principle of non-refulement, refugee law etc.
CALL FOR APPLICATION
DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 25th, 2019
Who may apply? Students enrolled in Bachelor and Master Programs majoring Law or Legal Studies from all Universities in Albania. Students should apply individually.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- names and surnames
- the e-mail address and level of studies (including the year of study)
- the reason why applying (2-3 sentences)
Delivery of the Case and the Rules of Procedures: 28 October 2019
Division of teams: 28 October 2019
Day of Competition: 5th of December 2019
The official language of the Moot court competition is English.
No written materials will be delivered. The division of the team will be based on a random selection. Teams should prepare for both parties the state and the defendant. The competition will be only oral-based.
There is no registration fee.