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The ELSA Moot Court Competition
on WTO Law
- Experience a global adventure
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
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A simulated hearing of the World Trade Organization dispute
settlement system
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Supported by the WTO
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Organised in 5 continents
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
• Only global international trade organization
• Creates rules of trade between nations
• Goal – to lower taxes, barriers, to facilitate
trade
• Several WTO Agreements – on Trade,
Services, IPR
• Enforcement of rules via the Dispute
Settlement Body
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
Important facts
• Team: 2-4 law students ( 1 team per university)
• Topic: WTO Law
• Written Submissions – Complainant + Respondet
• Registration fee + Competition fee
• Panelistst - WTO Secreteariat, WTO externals
• You can only participate once as a team member!
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
Regional Rounds
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2 European Regional Rounds
Bucharest, Romania
Halle, Germany
All American Regional Round
• Asia – Pacific Regional Round
- Manila, Philippnies
• African Region Round -NEW!
• International Written Round
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
The 12th ediiton
• More than 120 registration,
more than 80 teams
• 35 countries represented in
2013/2014 - RECORD!!!
• Winners: National and
Kapodistrian University of Athens,
Greece
• Runner up: Harvard School of
Law, USA
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
New for this year!
• African Regional Round
• National Round in India
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
Timeline
• Competition launch - September 15th
• Clarification deadline - November 10th
• Registration deadline - November 23rd
• Written Submissions - January 15th 2015
• National Rounds - February/March
• Regional rounds - Regional Rounds
• Final Oral Round - May ( Geneva)
The ELSA Moot Court Competition
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The ELSA Moot Court Competition
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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