[Call for Applications (~2/02)] Korea University Representatives for the 16th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition

The Sixteenth Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition is an annual event that brings together students worldwide to argue a hypothetical human rights case. As the only global moot court competition explicitly dedicated to human rights, it is co-organized by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, the Academy on Human Rights, Washington College of Law, American University, The Commonwealth Secretariat, and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB), at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

One team of two students (gender diversity is encouraged) will represent their university and submit heads of argument for a hypothetical human rights case. Selected teams will be invited to participate in online preliminary rounds (May 14 – 21), followed by in-person final rounds in Geneva (July 15 -19). 

The KU International Human Rights Center is now accepting applications from students dedicated to human rights to represent Korea University in the 16th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition. For further information, please visit the Moot Court Competition official website (https://www.chr.up.ac.za/worldmoot).

- Details -

1. Representative Positions: 

-2 students

2. Eligibility Criteria: 

-Current Korea University undergraduate or Maters’ program student (in any academic discipline)

-Enrolling in Korea University during the 2024 Spring semester

-High Proficiency in English (Writing/Speaking)

-Must be able to participate in all Moot Court events, including the in-person Final Rounds in Geneva (July 15 – 19)

*Legal practitioners, judicial officers, PhD candidates, and PhD holders are not eligible for this program.

3. Applications: 

-Curriculum Vitae (CV)

-Motivation for Application (Word or PDF format (.doc, .docx, .pdf), Maximum 500 words) 

4. Recruitment Schedule: 

1) Application Period: January 22 – February 02

-Submit to ku.ihrc2024@gmail.com

-Late applications will not be reviewed

2) Interview: February 14 – 16

-Shortlisted candidates will be emailed and notified of interview date and time.

3) Result Announcement: February 23 

-Notification of acceptance will be via email.

5. Contact Information: KU International Human Rights Center (ku.ihrc2024@gmail.com)