The Indian Society of International Law and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are conducting the 16th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law from 22nd to 25th September, 2016 at the ISIL, Delhi premises.


In 2001, ICRC Regional Delegation for South Asia initiated the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition, with the aim of promoting better awareness of IHL among law students at universities throughout India.

This competition is named in memory of Mr Henry Dunant, the co-founder of the ICRC and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in 1863.

The reputation and status of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition has grown steadily since its inception in 2001.


All universities, colleges, and institutions imparting legal education on a regular or evening basis in a program of study that leads to a Bachelors degree in law (LL.B / BL) or Masters in law (LL.M / ML) are eligible to participate in the Moot Court competition.

All students enrolled on a full time or evening basis in a program of study leading to or equivalent to a Bachelors degree in law (LL.B / BL) or Masters in law (LL.M / ML), are eligible to participate.

Students who have participated in this Moot Court competition on a previous occasion are not eligible to participate again.

Official Language

The official working language of the Moot Court is English.

Team Composition

Each participating university/college/institute shall nominate only one team consisting of three student members, plus a coach from the faculty of the university/college/institute that they represent.

The invitation is here.

The moot problem is here.

The moot rules are here.


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