By Ali Mashraf

 

Bangladesh Chapter of the Network for International law Students (NILS Bangladesh), in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ) and the Liberation War Museum (LWM), will organize the grand 3-day long “International Law Fest 2019” from 4 – 6 April 2019. The grand festival will be held at the Liberation War Museum, Dhaka.

The following is a list of events that will be held during this grand festival:

(1) 1st National IHL Moot Court Competition:

The IHL Moot Court Competition seeks to raise awareness on the laws regarding genocide. It
also provides an opportunity for law students to make their cases and apply the relevant laws.
The moot problem is fictional, but deals with real-life issues brought before the International
Criminal Court (ICC). Further details regarding the moot court competition can be found HERE. For registration, please follow the link here.

(2) Quick Quiz Contest on Genocide and Justice:

The Quiz Contest is being organized with a view to sharing knowledge on genocide, crimes
against humanity, war crimes and all other atrocities that have been taking place all over the
globe. To know more about the quiz contest, click here. For the registration form, click here

(3) Student Conference on “Genocide and Justice”

The student conference will be held exclusively for the undergraduate and graduate law
students of Bangladesh, in order to explore their understanding of genocide and justice.
Interested ones can find all the relevant details of the conference here. For the registration form, click here.

4) Cultural Ceremony

The grand festival will also have a cultural function segment. Students can also attend as observers in this festival. The registration form of observers can be found here.

REGISTRATION FEES:

1. Each moot court team must pay a registration fee of BDT. 2500/- via Bkash to 01780777471
(Mohosinul Islam Sabbir).

2. Each participant of Quiz Contest must pay a registration fee of BDT. 350/- via Bkash to
01533649714 (Sinan Khan).

3. Each participant of Student Conference must pay a registration fee of BDT. 850/- via Bkash to
01533649714 (Sinan Khan).

4. Each Observer must pay a registration fee of BDT. 500/- via Bkash to 01780777471
(Mohosinul Islam Sabbir).

To know more about the grand event and the exciting prizes that the winners will get, check the Facebook Event here.

Operating in 26 different countries across the globe, the Network for International Law Students (NILS) is an international, independent, non-political and non-profit organization that contributes to the arena of legal education by hosting various competitions, workshops, seminars, conferences, webinars, residential school programs, delegation programs, legal aid activities and miscellaneous educational activities.

The Bangladesh Chapter of NILS has been successfully carrying out the operations of NILS in the country since 2016. In the working year 2017/18, the Bangladesh Chapter won the NILS Chapter of the Year Award for their excellent growth and commitment towards improving the quality of legal education in Bangladesh, overcoming the likes of other formidable national chapters such as United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Romania, South Africa, India etc.

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