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09.11.2017
RAU Students at the XII International Law Competition "Youth for Peace"
 
RAU student team won the II place at the International Law Competition "Youth for Peace", which took place in Minsk, Belarus, on September 25-29. The team included Mane Hakobyan and Angela Abrahamyan, third-year students in Law and Marat Antonyan, Master's student in Law. 
 
11 teams from the leading regional universities, such as MGIMO, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Belarusian State University, participated in the competition. During the XII International Law Competition, the students were required to demonstrate sound knowledge of international humanitarian law, international public law, and international human rights law.
 
The competition organizers highlighted that the International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” had no parallels in Eastern Europe and CIS countries and was among the top three high-profile international law competitions in Europe. The competition's judging panel comprised experts in the field of international law from the U.K., the Netherlands, France, Spain and Belarus. The judging panel was led by Head of the International Law Department of the International University "MITSO" E. Dovgan. The experts also delivered lectures on related topics.
 
At the end of the competition, participants were awarded with various diplomas and gifts from the partner organizations. In particular, RAU student Mane Hakobyan received the "Best Legal Argument" diploma from Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Belarus.
 
International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” is an annual contest for students who possess excellent knowledge of international humanitarian law, international public law and human rights law. The Competition provides students with an opportunity to enrich and extend their knowledge in the sphere of international humanitarian law through participation in the simulated armed conflict.
 
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