International Law Competition “Youth for Peace”, Minsk, Belarus, 2014

Deadline:  1 June 2014
Open to: team should consist of two-three students (2-3) under the age of 31 who have not participated in the Competition before
Venue: September 30th –October 4th, 2014, Minsk, Belarus


International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” is an annual contest for law students from different countries.  The participants are expected to demonstrate excellent knowledge of international humanitarian law, international public law and human rights law, as well as ability to adjust to the changing environment. The Competition provides law students with an opportunity to enrich and extend their knowledge in the sphere of international humanitarian law through participation in the simulated armed conflict. In previous 9 years the Competition has seen student teams from more than 35 countries around the world.

The goal of the Competition is to promote active participation of young people in political and cultural life and to support various positive youth initiatives. The International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” is the only event of it’s kind in Eastern Europe. The Competition consists of a number of rounds. Each of the rounds is evaluated by the judges and is important for the final assessment of the teams’ standings.

(selection of the teams that will participate in the Competition in Minsk, Belarus).

  • July 4th, 2014 – deadline for the conformation of participation by the selected teams, payment of the registration fee, and provision of the information on the teams’ arrival/departure to the OC. The teams that fail to confirm their participation before this date or fail to pay the registration fee, will be not allowed to participate in the Competition in Minsk, Belarus.
  • September 30th, 2014 – October 4th, 2014– International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” in Minsk, Belarus.


Participating team should consist of two-three students (2-3) under the age of 31 who have not participated in the Competition before. Participation of mixed teams (students from different universities) is allowed.  Working language of the Competition is English.



The Competition consists of the following rounds: Preliminary Round, Theoretical and Practical Rounds, and the Final. In order to participate in the Competition teams should pass the Preliminary Round.

Applications for participation should be sent to the Organizational Committee (further – OC) to before the deadline set in Section IV “TIME SCHEDULE”.

  1. Competition Rules
  2. Application form
  3. Poster
  4. Map of past particiants
  5. Ratomka Declaration


The official web-page.

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