The Chinese Society for the Law of the Sea is hosting another edition of its International Law of the Sea Moot Court Competition (see 2018 report here). The 2019 edition will be hosted by the Wuhan University China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies and it is scheduled to take place in early November 2019 in Wuhan, China. Registration deadline is 20 May 2019. More information is available here.
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The Chinese Society of the Law of the Sea (CSLOS) is organizing its first International Law of the Sea Moot Court Competition. The event will be hosted by the China University of Political Science and Law and it will take place on October 27 – 28, 2018 in Beijing, China. The “Case Concerning the Interpretation of UNCLOS and Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries”, opposing the “Republic of Tranquilita” to the “Republic of Independent Marinnes”, has already been made available here. Teams that are interested in participating in the competition of this year must register before August 15, 2018. More information can be found here.
The Brazilian Institute for the Law of the Sea (IBDMAR), in partnership with the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), shall host their first ITLOS moot court competition, Republic of Disali Vs. Kingdom of Brismania, 2-4 August 2018, at the Federal University of Bahia (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil). Registration is open until 1 June 2018.
The Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) has announced the first edition of the International Law of the Sea (ILOS) Moot Court Competition, which is scheduled to take place in Utrecht in May 2019. Interested universities will be requested to register by 1 November 2018. Depending on the number of participating teams, the organisers may request the organisation of regional or national rounds.
This year’s Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, organized by the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, will be Law of the Sea related. The organizers have just announced that the participants will have to build on a mock case called The Faranian Shark-Finning Dispute which discusses a mock treaty called The Pacific Shark Sanctuary Convention 2013 . You can find the case here and more information about how to participate in the competition here. The deadline for application for participation by Universities ends on Monday 3 November 2014.