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EMC2 - ELSA Moot Court Competition

The EMC2 is a simulated hearing of the WTO dispute settlement system. The teams, consisting of 2 – 4 law students, have to analyse a fictitious case, prepare written submissions and present their arguments both for the Complainant and the Respondent in front of a Panel which consists of WTO and trade law experts. The competition is entirely held in English.

The Competition is composed of five regional elimination rounds, which are taking place all over the world. The best 20 teams qualify for the Final Oral Round which takes place at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, during the summer of 2017. The winning team gets the amazing experience to intern at the WTO head-quarters in Geneva.

The aim of the EMC2 is to enhance knowledge of international trade law and WTO dispute settlement procedures as well as to enhance the capacity for meaningful engagement in multilateral trade in the long term. Participating in the EMC2 will provide you with a professional experience already during your studies and will also further your rhetorical skills. This year the 15th edition oft he Competition is launched! Don’t miss the exceptional chance to meet top trade law experts and WTO professionals face to face.

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