The University of Pretoria is inviting applications for the Nelson Mandela World Human right Moot Court Competition, organized by the centre for human rights based at the faculty of law, for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The Competition is open to undergraduate and master’s degree students from all institutions of tertiary education in the world.

The final round is on 19 July 2019. The Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is organised by the Centre for Human Rights based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa, in partnership with the Academy on Human Rights, American University Washington College of Law, and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

Worth of Award

  • Participants are responsible for booking and funding their own flights to and from the Competition. Participants should provide the organisers with their arrival and departure information.
  • All information relating to the Programme will be sent to participants a few weeks before the Competition. Participants should read this information carefully and note all the relevant contact details.

 Funding and Fundraising

  • Although no registration fees are charged, participants must cover all their own costs (air tickets, accommodation, meals and medical insurance).
  • As participants have to cover all their costs, they are encouraged to begin fundraising as soon as possible. Donors may include embassies, the UN and EU, bar associations and law firms, corporate donors and their own universities.

Eligibility 

The competition is open to undergraduate and master’s degree students from all institutions of tertiary education in the world.

How to Apply 

Universities are invited to register once information is made available on the Moot website. Teams can register directly on their website

Deadline: Application closes 19th July, 2019.

Click here for more details and to apply

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