2018 Final Competition Schedule now available!

We are delighted to announce that 2018 Final Competition Schedule is out. You can find it on the following link.

Highlights of the week include and are also available here

Monday, 9 April, 1.00-2.00 PM (Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)

Mooting Master Class with Sarah Phillimore

Monday, 9 April 2.30- 4.00 PM (Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)

Free Speech in the Connected World: What Should be the Rules of the Road? – A Discussion with Timothy Garton Ash, Led by Monroe E. Price

Wednesday, 11 April, 2.00 – 3.30 PM (Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building)

Launch of UNESCO’s flagship publication: World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

Omar Al-Ghazzi (London School of Economics), Monroe E. Price (University of Pennsylvania), Nicole Stremlau (University of Oxford and University of Johannesburg)

Thursday, 12 April, 2.30-3.30 PM (Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building)

Facebook: A Lunchtime Discussion with Monika Bickert, David Caragliano and Max Slackman

Q&A session with Policy Managers from Facebook and Instagram on how the Moot Case issues are reflected in practice.

Friday, 13 April, 10.00 AM – 11.20 AM (Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)

Meet the Final Bench Judges & The Moot Court Case

We are delighted that for the first year ever the competition’s Final Bench will be comprised entirely of sitting or former prestigious judges,  Ineta Ziemele (Constitutional Court of Republic of Latvia), KriangsakKittichaisaree (Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea), Mabel MaameAgyemang (Justice of the Court of Appeal Ghana), Paulo Pinto de Albuquerque (European Court of Human Rights), Nicholas Blake (High Court Judge, retired).

Following this, Thiago Alves Pinto and the Authors of the Case will give us a brief  reflection on the main issues of this year’s Case.

Friday, 13 April, 12.00 – 4.00 PM (Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights)

Finals and Awards Ceremony

Join us for the final (and most exciting) moment of the competition! The top two teams will face each other and will argue before a bench of five expert judges. The competition will be followed by an awards ceremony and lunch for all participants.

We look forward to seeing you at some of the events!!!