One mooting team from the department of Law and Human Rights (L&HR), University of Asia Pacific (UAP) secured 3rd position in the 7th Bangladesh Qualifying Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition 2023 which was held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).
The team comprised of Mr. Shushil Kabir Miazi, Ms. Fatema Alam Oishee, Ms. Annanya Mahbub Shancita, Mr. Harisur Rahman and Ms. Fauzia Fariha also got the chance to represent Bangladesh internationally. The 2023 White & Case Jessup international round will be held in Washington DC, USA, from April 8-15, 2023.
A total of 32 teams and eight observer teams comprising more than 150 law students from different universities in Bangladesh contested in the competition. Jessup Moot Court Competition is one of the most renowned and oldest competitions of law students and this year, Bangladesh hosted the 3rd largest national round in the world.
It is worth mentioning that, in 2020, Team UAP also qualified to participate in the international round but it was postponed due to the outbreak of COVID -19.