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Feb, 2022

Team BUP in the international Round of Philip C. International Law Moot Court Competition

Dhaka, 19 February 2022: Team BUP has made to the international Round of Philip C. International Law Moot Court Competition.

 

The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's oldest, most renowned, and biggest moot court competition. Every year, legal students from over 700 law schools and 90 nations participate in a replication of a hypothetical dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the United Nations' judicial authority.

 

 

After two hectic days of fighting tooth and nail, the team has been qualified for international round.  BUP team consisting, of Wakila Hussain Moumi, Fahmin Chowdhury Tajim, Noor Afrose, Talukdar Tanjila, Mubin Iqbal Chowdhury and Psyme Wadud as team coach. 

 

The team competed with four universities in the preliminary round, faced quarter finals and reached the Semi Final of the competition making its mark as one of the top four universities in the Bangladesh Qualifying round. From the oralists, Wakila Hussain ranked 6th and Fahmin Chowdhury ranked 17th out of 48 mooters and entered into the Jessup Hall of Fame.

 

The team will participate in the global round of 2022 Philip C. International Law Moot Court Competition. Due to current covid protocols, the competition will be held in online this year.

 

This is a milestone and matter of great achievement for the Department of Law as well as for the University.