Team 334 from Baku State University participated at 59th Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition on April 1-8, 2018!
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the largest moot court competition in the world containing topics from various fields of public international law each year. 2018 Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition gathered about 700 teams from more than 100 countries and Team 334 was the only team from Azerbaijan participating this year.
The Team faced against several teams from different countries – as their first pleading was against Yale University from the United States, second was against team from Costa Rica, third was against University College London from United Kingdom and last was against the team from China. This year’s Jessup Problem contained major issues of law of the sea, international humanitarian law, international arbitration and underwater vehicles.
Besides challenging pleadings, the Team enjoyed several activities in the United States. They have represented Azerbaijani dress and culture at National Dress Ball organized by ILSA, have been to the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Washington D.C., have visited Smithsonian Museums. The Team has also visited the Capitol and Georgetown Law Center and spent great time there!
AAA is always happy to support the Azerbaijani students of different programs in the US and in this regard, Jessup alumni as well.
We wish them good luck in their future endeavors!