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9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland 18-21 July 2017

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Hypothetical case

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Official results

Preliminary rounds– also known as memorial rounds

Top memorials:

The top 10 universities from the preliminary rounds are:

10 India Gujarat National Law University 79%
9 Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe University 79%
8 Argentina University of Buenos Aires 80%
7 China Fudan University 80%
6 India Hidayatullah National Law University 81%
5 India Jamia Millia Islamia 82%
4 Malawi Chancellor College, University of Malawi 83%
3 Czech Republic Charles University 84%
2 United States of America Yale Law School 84%
1 Zimbabwe Midlands State University 89%

Pre-final rounds

Top teams

Top 10 universities from the pre-final rounds are:

10 Hidayatullah National Law University, India (82.94%)
9 Fudan University, China (83.44%)
8 Chancellors College, University of Malawi (83.58%)
7 Gujarat National Law University, India (84.56%)
6 Belarusian State University, Belarus (85.69%)
5 Strathmore University, Kenya (86.25%)
4 University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (87.8750%)
3 Patrick Henry College, USA (87.8750%)
1 Oxford University, UK (89.60%)
1 St Thomas University, Canada (89.63%)

Best oralists

Students are scored individually for their oral presentations in the preliminary rounds. The best oralist is the student with the highest individual score in the preliminary rounds.

10 Patrick Henry College, USA Mr Meridian Paulton (86.50%)
9 University of Zambia Ms Chilombo Mukena (87.00%)
8 Belarusian State University Mr Alexandra Boguslawska (87.21%)
7 Patrick Henry College, USA Mr Thomas Siu (89.25%)
6 Oxford University, UK Ms Tsvetelina van Benthem (89.42%)
5 St Thomas University, Canada Ms Abbie LeBlanc (86.54%)
4 St Thomas University, Canada Ms Navy Vezina (89.71%)
3 Oxford University, UK Ms Weiran Zhang (89.79%)
2 University of Buenos Aires, Argentina Mr Tomas Maria Ainchil (90.58%)
1 Strathmopre University, Kenya Ms Cindy Wakio (92.13%)

Final Round

Runners-up

The runner-up team of the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is the team that argued the case for the Applicant / Respondent, with 77.67 %.

RESPONDENT – University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mr Tomas Maria Ainchil
Ms Carolina Taddeo

Winners

The winning team of the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is the team that argued the case for the Applicant / Respondent, with 79.5%

APPLICANT – St Thomas University, Canada
Ms Abbie LeBlanc
Ms Navy Vezina

Judges of the final Round

  • Prof Jane Connors (Australia)
    Director of the International Advocacy Programme, at Amnesty International; Previously she was Director of the Research and Right to Development Division, at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights here in Geneva
  • Justice Albie Sachs (South Africa)
    is a Retired Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, a timeless anti-Apartheid lawyer and activist, and a contemporary and friend of Nelson Mandela.
  • Prof Manfred Nowak (Austria)
    is the Secretary-General of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (known by the acronym EIUC); EIUC is the institutional base of the Global Campus. Prof Nowak is the former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
  • Prof Veronica Gomez (Argentina)
    Is the Chairperson of the Global Campus of Human Rights, a consortium of 7 regional Master’s in human rights and democratisation, based in Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus and the Arab World. Prof
    Gomez is from the University of San Martin in Buenos Aires
  • Justice Raul Pangalangan (Philippines)
    is a Judge of the International Criminal Court, based at the Hague in Holland. He is also
    Professor of Law at the University of the Philippines

 

General Information

  • Regions, Countries and Universities represented
  • World Moot Qualifying teams

Africa Group

1. Malawi Chancellors College, University of Malawi
2. Kenya Kisii University
3. Kenya Strathmore University
4. Zambia University of Zambia
5. Zimbabwe Midlands State University
6. Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe University

Asia Pacific Group

1.China Tianjin University
2.China Fudan University
3.Cambodia Royal University of Law and Economics
4.India Hidayatullah National Law University
5.India Faculty of law, Jamia Millia Islamia
6. India Shanmugha Arts, Science, technology & Research Academy
7.India Gujarat National Law University
8.Indonesia Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia
9.Japan University of Tokyo
10.Japan International Christian University
11.Nepal National Law College – Tribhuvan University
12.Nepal Purbanchal University
13.Phillipines University of Santo Tomas

Latin America & Caribbean Group

1.Argentina University of Buenos Aires
2.Brazil University of São Paulo
3.Brazil Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná
4.Brazil Londrina State University
5.Brazil Federal University of Bahia

Western Europe & Others Group

1.Australia Macquarie University
2.Canada St. Thomas University
3.Germany Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nϋrnberg
4.Italy Università del Piemonte Orientale
5.Switzerland University of Lucerne
6.United Kingdom University of Oxford
7.United States of America Patrick Henry College
8.United States of America Yale Law School

Eastern European Group

1.Armenia Russian-Armenian University
2.Belarus Belarusian State University
3.Czech Republic Charles University
4.Ukraine Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University
5.Ukraine Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian

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9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland 18-21 July 2017

world moot posters 2014

Hypothetical case

pdfDownload hypothetical case

Official results

Preliminary rounds– also known as memorial rounds

Top memorials:

The top 10 universities from the preliminary rounds are:

10 India Gujarat National Law University 79%
9 Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe University 79%
8 Argentina University of Buenos Aires 80%
7 China Fudan University 80%
6 India Hidayatullah National Law University 81%
5 India Jamia Millia Islamia 82%
4 Malawi Chancellor College, University of Malawi 83%
3 Czech Republic Charles University 84%
2 United States of America Yale Law School 84%
1 Zimbabwe Midlands State University 89%

Pre-final rounds

Top teams

Top 10 universities from the pre-final rounds are:

10 Hidayatullah National Law University, India (82.94%)
9 Fudan University, China (83.44%)
8 Chancellors College, University of Malawi (83.58%)
7 Gujarat National Law University, India (84.56%)
6 Belarusian State University, Belarus (85.69%)
5 Strathmore University, Kenya (86.25%)
4 University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (87.8750%)
3 Patrick Henry College, USA (87.8750%)
1 Oxford University, UK (89.60%)
1 St Thomas University, Canada (89.63%)

Best oralists

Students are scored individually for their oral presentations in the preliminary rounds. The best oralist is the student with the highest individual score in the preliminary rounds.

10 Patrick Henry College, USA Mr Meridian Paulton (86.50%)
9 University of Zambia Ms Chilombo Mukena (87.00%)
8 Belarusian State University Mr Alexandra Boguslawska (87.21%)
7 Patrick Henry College, USA Mr Thomas Siu (89.25%)
6 Oxford University, UK Ms Tsvetelina van Benthem (89.42%)
5 St Thomas University, Canada Ms Abbie LeBlanc (86.54%)
4 St Thomas University, Canada Ms Navy Vezina (89.71%)
3 Oxford University, UK Ms Weiran Zhang (89.79%)
2 University of Buenos Aires, Argentina Mr Tomas Maria Ainchil (90.58%)
1 Strathmopre University, Kenya Ms Cindy Wakio (92.13%)

Final Round

Runners-up

The runner-up team of the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is the team that argued the case for the Applicant / Respondent, with 77.67 %.

RESPONDENT – University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mr Tomas Maria Ainchil
Ms Carolina Taddeo

Winners

The winning team of the 9th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is the team that argued the case for the Applicant / Respondent, with 79.5%

APPLICANT – St Thomas University, Canada
Ms Abbie LeBlanc
Ms Navy Vezina

Judges of the final Round

  • Prof Jane Connors (Australia)
    Director of the International Advocacy Programme, at Amnesty International; Previously she was Director of the Research and Right to Development Division, at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights here in Geneva
  • Justice Albie Sachs (South Africa)
    is a Retired Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, a timeless anti-Apartheid lawyer and activist, and a contemporary and friend of Nelson Mandela.
  • Prof Manfred Nowak (Austria)
    is the Secretary-General of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (known by the acronym EIUC); EIUC is the institutional base of the Global Campus. Prof Nowak is the former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
  • Prof Veronica Gomez (Argentina)
    Is the Chairperson of the Global Campus of Human Rights, a consortium of 7 regional Master’s in human rights and democratisation, based in Africa, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus and the Arab World. Prof
    Gomez is from the University of San Martin in Buenos Aires
  • Justice Raul Pangalangan (Philippines)
    is a Judge of the International Criminal Court, based at the Hague in Holland. He is also
    Professor of Law at the University of the Philippines

 

General Information

  • Regions, Countries and Universities represented
  • World Moot Qualifying teams

Africa Group

1. Malawi Chancellors College, University of Malawi
2. Kenya Kisii University
3. Kenya Strathmore University
4. Zambia University of Zambia
5. Zimbabwe Midlands State University
6. Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe University

Asia Pacific Group

1.China Tianjin University
2.China Fudan University
3.Cambodia Royal University of Law and Economics
4.India Hidayatullah National Law University
5.India Faculty of law, Jamia Millia Islamia
6. India Shanmugha Arts, Science, technology & Research Academy
7.India Gujarat National Law University
8.Indonesia Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia
9.Japan University of Tokyo
10.Japan International Christian University
11.Nepal National Law College – Tribhuvan University
12.Nepal Purbanchal University
13.Phillipines University of Santo Tomas

Latin America & Caribbean Group

1.Argentina University of Buenos Aires
2.Brazil University of São Paulo
3.Brazil Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná
4.Brazil Londrina State University
5.Brazil Federal University of Bahia

Western Europe & Others Group

1.Australia Macquarie University
2.Canada St. Thomas University
3.Germany Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nϋrnberg
4.Italy Università del Piemonte Orientale
5.Switzerland University of Lucerne
6.United Kingdom University of Oxford
7.United States of America Patrick Henry College
8.United States of America Yale Law School

Eastern European Group

1.Armenia Russian-Armenian University
2.Belarus Belarusian State University
3.Czech Republic Charles University
4.Ukraine Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University
5.Ukraine Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian

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