The 2009 Jean-Pictet Competition
The Jean-Pictet Competition is a week long training event on international humanitarian law (IHL) intended for students of law and political science, students at military academies, etc., at undergraduate level or above. It consists of “taking law out of the books,” through simulations and role plays, allowing the jury of the Competition to evaluate teams’ theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of IHL.
Where: Evian-les-Bains, France
When: 29.07.2009 - 30.07.2009
* To register, teams must consist of three students, from the same institution, none of whom has taken part in the Competition before and all of whom should generally be under than 30 years old.
* Teams may apply for one or more of the sessions: French-speaking, English-speaking or Spanish-speaking.
* The application form is available on the Competition website www.concourspictet.org . The completed form should be returned no later than 10 December 2008 to: e-mail
This year, the Competition takes place in Evian-les-Bains (France), from 28 March to 4 April 2009.