Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition organised by ISIL and ICRC

The Indian Society of International Law (ISIL) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are happy to announce that the 19  Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law will be held in New Delhi from 19 to 22 September 2019 at the premises of the ISIL.

The aim of the 2019 Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition remains to promote awareness and understanding of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) among the law students and law faculties in India. This Moot Court Competition has been providing over the years an ample opportunity for the law students of this country to get a better understanding of IHL through contact with theorists and practitioners, and to become acquainted with the practical application and enforcement of this important area of law. The problem prepared for the Moot Court is normally based on contemporary issues of, and challenges to IHL. Participation in the Moot Court involves thorough research and detailed study of IHL treaties, including the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their 1977 Additional Protocols, and the rules of customary law applicable to this area.

The moot problem, registration form and the detailed rules and guidelines for the Moot Court Competition are enclosed. Registration form should reach us either by post (at ISIL) or by email (info.isil@gmail.com) as soon as possible.  

The memorials and counter memorials shall be submitted on or before16 September 2019 at ISIL address. All the teams are requested to reach the venue of the competition, i.e., ISIL latest by the noon of 19 September 2019.


The organising committee will provide accommodation and meals to the members of the participating teams for the duration of the competition. 


Any clarification about the rules and guidelines or the conditions of the Moot Court could be sought from Shri Vinai Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor, ICRC Centre for International Humanitarian Law, ISIL(Tel: 23384458-59; Mobile No: 9810580179) and Dr. Anuradha Saibaba, Legal Adviser, ICRC (Tel: 42211000😉 who are the joint coordinators of the programme.

For moot problem – Click here

For rules and regulations – Click here

For registration form – Click here

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