UIA Jacques Leroy Prize - Competition for Law Students!

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA - International Association of Lawyers) invites all law students under 30 to participate in the 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights.

Students who wish to compete for this prize must submit a written paper (plea, study, commentary on a practical case) that deals with the theme: "natural resource exploitation and respect for human rights” to the UIA before July 31, 2017.

Upon winning the competition, the recipient of the Jacques Leroy Prize will be rewarded with free participation in the annual UIA Congress in Toronto (Canada) from October 27 to 31, 2017 including free travel costs and accommodation. The winner will also receive a cash prize of €1000 and enjoy free membership in the UIA for a year.

 In order to download the poster, the brochure and the rules of the competition, please click here and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find each of these documents.(Please note that the download process may take a few minutes.)

If you are a law professor or have contacts in universities or law schools, could you please disseminate this information to law students to encourage their participation in the competition?

We would also be grateful if you could promote the Prize in your networks. Please find below an example of a message on Twitter:

“Law students, join the 8th #UIALeroy Business & Human Rights Prize! Free UIA membership and lawyers’ congress to win! nt/call-applications-8th-inter national-jacques-leroy

For complete information about the Jacques Leroy Prize, the UIA has already mailed several hundred universities and law schools around the world. Nevertheless, do not hesitate to contact us, should you need additional posters and/or brochures.

Data publicării: 06.07.2017

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