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Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2019, Undergraduate and Masters Law Students Geneva, Switzerland



Need a scholarships to study? Are you are Law student and a great human right activist and Want to study international? here is an available scholarship to support your international study. Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is offering a scholarship to international students to commence and pursue an undergraduate, postgraduate human rights.
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The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master's degree students. A team of two students from each university is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds, students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts

The 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held at  Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland from 15 to 19 July 2019.

You are cordially invited to participate in the 11th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, due to be held from 15 to 19 July 2019, in Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Competition is presented by the Centre for Human Rights based at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Academy on Human Rights, Washington College of Law, American University and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

The Competition will be held in English, French and Spanish.

How to Apply: Apply for the scholarships on the Program webpage (read further and see Link below).


Scholarship Description

Scholarship Course Level
The Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competitionare available to study International.

Scholarship Field of Study
This  Scholarships  are provided to international students for study in the field Law. 

Scholarship Award/Value
The Scholarships value is
specified in the schedules of these conditions.

Nationality Scholarship Targeted
Scholarship are offered to all international students .

Scholarship Location
The  Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will be held in Geneva Switzerland.

Scholarship Application Deadline
Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition application  deadline is April 15, 2019

Scholarship Eligibility
In order to be eligible for a the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, you should meet all the requirements below  

  • Application need to be either undergraduate or master's degree students
  • A team of two students from each university is invited to participate.




About Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

The Competition is open to both undergraduate and master's degree students. A team of two students from each university is invited to participate. In the preliminary rounds, students submit heads of argument for a hypothetical case, which are assessed by a panel of experts.

The best 10 teams from each UN region are then invited to participate in the pre-final, quarter-final, semi- final and final rounds of the Competition in Geneva. Teams then have to argue the two sides of the hypothetical case, representing, alternatively, both the Applicant and the Respondent before a ‘bench’ of human rights experts.

The eight best teams proceed to the quarter final rounds, which is presided over by judges from international courts and tribunals. Starting in 2019, the Competition will be held in not only in English, French, but also in Spanish

The 2019 Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition will for the third time host the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition Annual Lecture, featuring some of the world’s most prominent international lawyers.

Additional Information

For more details, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page
For more information, please contact the Nelson Mandela World Moot Court Competition Coordinator, Eduardo Kapapelo, preferably by email at eduardo.kapapelo@up.ac.za 
always with copy to ana.khatounian@up.ac.za

Organised By

  • Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria
  • Academy on Human Rights, American University, Washington College of Law
  • United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).


With the Financial Support of

  • European Union through the Global Campus of Human Rights
  • Mission Permanente de la Suisse auprès des Nations Unies à Genève
  • South African Permanent Mission Geneva
  • The Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA) of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


Scholarship Application Procedure
How to Apply

Eligible applicants should apply online 

Scholarship Website
Note:Applicants should  apply online for the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2019, Click the link provided below;




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