Human Rights Moot Court Competition

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European Human Rights
Moot Court Competition
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Human Rights Moot Court Competition
• A simulation of the European Court of Human Rights concerning
the violation of the European Convention on Human Rights
• In cooperation with the Council of Europe
• European – wide competition
• 16 teams in the Final Oral Round
• The only European Moot Court Competition on Human Rights that
is held in English - René Cassin in French
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Human Rights Moot Court Competition
How to participate?
• The competition is open to LLB and LLM
law students.
• Gather a team of 2 to 4 students and sign up
online  www.humanrightsmoot.elsa.org
• A coach can be a fellow student, a lawyer, a
professor or a former participant.
• Written submissions have to be submitted by In cooperation with
November 23rd 2014.
Human Rights Moot Court Competition
Statistics from the 2nd edition
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
2nd edition
2014
Team registered
Teams in the Final
Teams in the written round
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Fun facts
Winner 1st edition
Trinity Collage
Dublin, Ireland
Runner up 1st
edition
University of
Essex, UK
Winner 2nd
edition
City University of
Essex, UK
Runner up 2nd
edition
National and
Kapodistrian
University of
Athens, Greece
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Prizes & Awards
• “ The Council of Europe Award”
Traineeships at the European Court of
Human Rights for the winning team
• Traineeship for the best orator at the
Council of Europe Liaison Office with the
European Union Brussels
• EUR 2,000.00 prize for the winning team
• EUR 1,000.00 prize for the second team
• EUR 500.00 prize for the third team
• Best Applicant
written
submission
• Best Respondent
written submission
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Timeline 3rd edition
15th of August
Launch
3rd of November
Registration
deadline
23rd of November
WS deadline
22-25th of
February 2015
FINAL
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The Case
• The case concerns minority issues
(LGBT) and reproductive/parenting
rights
• Case author: European Human
Rights Association – EHRA
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The Final Oral Round
• European Court of
Human Rights in
Strasbourg
• 16 top teams
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New for this year!
• Academic Board
• 2 assistants for HRMCC
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Contact
Tanja Sheikhi
Deputy Vice President for Moot Court Competitions
ELSA International 2014/2015
[email protected]
Offical website of the competition
www.humanrightsmoot.elsa.org
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