International Committee of the Red Cross

Hong Kong: Highlights from IHL moot court competition

Photo gallery 13 March 2018

On 10 March 2018, the 16th Red Cross international humanitarian law moot court competition for the Asia-Pacific Region concluded at the High Court of Hong Kong. After four days of fierce competition, Gujarat National Law University (India) won the first prize, followed by University of New South Wales (Australia). University of Auckland (New Zealand) and Singapore Management University (Singapore) also entered the semi-final round as the top four teams.

The full list of winners:

Final-round teams

Winning Team: Gujarat National Law University (India)
Runner-Up Team: University of New South Wales (Australia)

Individual prizes for mooters

Best mooter: Mr Christopher Chiam, University of New South Wales (Australia)
First honourable mention: Mr Raghav Bhargava, Gujarat National Law University (India)
Second honourable mention: Mr Tsun Fung Yau, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Memorial prizes

Best memorial for prosecution: Gujarat National Law University (India)
First honourable submission for prosecution: Peking University (China)
Second honourable submission for prosecution: National University of Mongolia (Mongolia)

Best memorial for defence: University of Auckland (New Zealand)
First honourable submission for defence: Gujarat National Law University (India)
Second honourable submission for defence: Singapore Management University (Singapore) and The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Top eight teams

Gujarat National Law University (India)
Nirma University (India)
Singapore Management University (Singapore)
The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
University of Auckland (New Zealand)
University of Colombo (Sir Lanka)
University of New South Wales (Australia)
University of the Philippines (Philippines)