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KSL wins Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition

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Kathmandu, 9 December (2018) – Kathmandu School of Law has been declared Winners of the South Asian Regional Rounds of 14th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition held in Tehran, Iran from 4 to 6 December 2018.

Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition was initiated by ICRC Regional Delegation for South Asia in 2001 with the aim of promoting better awareness of International Humanitarian Law among academic institutions. This competition is named in memory of Mr. Henry Dunant, the co-founder of the ICRC, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in 1863.

KSL emerged victorious among the national winners of other South Asian countries, beating Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, India in the finals. Team members Shraddha Parsai, Deepti Poudel and Anuj Chand were coached by Asst. Prof. Yugichha Sangroula, coordinator of International Law and Relations Study Centre at KSL.

Prof. Geeta Pathak previously played crucial role in developing the interest of students in the moot. She used to coach the teams in previous editions. KSL has never lost the National Rounds of the competition and this is the second time KSL has won the Regional title. The team will now be competing at the Asia Pacific Rounds in Hongkong.

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Over the past few years KSL has been achieving excellent results in international moot court competitions. Just last week, KSL won the Best Memorial Award in the East Asian Regional Rounds of Stetson International Environment Moot Court Competition held at Soongsil University College of Law, Korea. KSL had won the same competition in the year 2016 and 2017.

KSL is proving time and again that quality of legal education in Nepal matches the world standards and the students are at par with international students from best of the universities.

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