Eastern University (EU) Mooting Team has qualified for the international round of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2019. The international round will be held in Washington DC, United States of America, in 31stMarch to 6thApril 2019. It is worth noting that this is the most acclaimed moot court competition in the world.
This is the third time, the EU team made it to theInternational Round which is a matter of great honor and distinction. The national round has been jointly organized by the International Law Students Association (ILSA) Bangladesh, the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT) – US Department of Justice (DoJ), TEER- City Group, Independent University, Bangladesh, and Bangladesh Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law (AsianSIL Bangladesh).
Judges of the final round were Justice Muhammad ImmanAli, Honorable Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed and Justice Mamoon Rahman, Honorable Judges of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
As many as 31 public and private universities participated in the competition. Eastern University and the University of Dhaka fought against each other in the final round.
The EU team consists of Wardi Zaman, Rashna Sharmin Riya and Nowshi Zaman who are mentored by A B M Imdadul Haque Khan, Chairperson and Assistant Professor of the Department of Law. The Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training (OPDAT) – US Department of Justice (DoJ), USA will sponsor the finalist teams for the International Round.