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Summer International Law Camp, 27-31 July 2015, Belarus

Deadline:

July 01, 2015

Disciplines:

Law

Event Date:

July 27, 2015 - July 31, 2015

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE

Summer International Law Camp is a unique possibility to improve your knowledge of  international law, including International Humanitarian Law, and to obtain the skills which are necessary for successful participation in the Role Playing and Moot Court Competitions such as Jean-Pictet Competition, Jessup Moot Court Competition and others.

We will look for the answers to such questions as:

  • whether a cyber attack can be attributed to the State?

  • how can it be attributed?

  • whether a State can be responsible for cyber attacks?

  • whether cyber attacks are prohibited as means or methods of war?

  • what is the current practice of using cyber in armed conflicts?

Moreover, due to the current importance of the issue of cyber attacks, the latter is one of the issues of Jessup Moot Court Competition 2016.

The academic part of the Summer International Law Camp can be devided into two sections:

  • theoretical one. Together with our experts we will look for the answers to difficult questions and we will learn whether cyber attacks are governed by international law;

  • practical one. You will practice the skills of legal writing and oral pleadings through the participation in the Moot Court Competition.

Participation in the Summer International Law Camp is an excellent way to improve yourself as a professional and to take a significant step in the building of your careers in international law.

COURSE LEADER

Dr. Andrei L. Kozik

  • PhD in international law

  • the expert of the ICRC, the UN and of the World Bank

  • one of the few world experts specializing in the issues of cyber warfare in international law

  • member of the delegation of the Republic of Belarus in the Group of Governmental Experts on Information Security (UN)

  • member of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War (Brussels), National Committee on IHL Implementation (Minsk)

  • international arbitrator

LANGUAGE

English, Russian

WHO CAN APPLY?

We invite to participate in the Summer International Law Camp foreign and Belarusian students as well as young professionals who are at least 18 years old.

CREDITS

1 ECTS

  • 0.5 ECTS - International Humanitarian Law

  • 0.5 ECTS - Moot Court

DATES

Start Date: July 27, 2015

End Date:  July 31, 2015

VENUE

Belarus; the tent camp which will change its location through the week by comfort traveling on the tourist route on kayaks on the Berezina River (1-2 hours per day). The participants will be accompanied with the professional staff. Your safety and comfort are our high priority. 

SPECIAL SKILLS & PHYSICAL PREPARATION

You do not need any special skills or physical preparation to participate in the Summer International Law Camp

FEE

The Course fee: €350*

For the Belarusians the fee is established in belarusian roubles: 6 125 000 bel. roub.*

*The fee includes: travel from Minsk to the Camp and back, accomodation in tent camp, all the needed equipment, meals, services of the adventure kayak company, lectures and educational materials.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Thanks to International Law Association (BILA) scholarships are available.

Scholarships can cover all the cost of the Course or its part.

You can apply for scholarship filling in the relevant section of the online Application Form.

SOCIAL EVENTS

During the Summer International Law Camp the participants will enjoy a number of entertainment activities. Among them are the following:

  • the visit of the famous historical place situated on the banks of the Berezina River where the army of Napoléon Bonaparte was defeated in 1812

  • team building and team work experience

  • kayaking

  • life-skill masterclasses and life-hacks such as making a fire, swimming, correct installation of the tents and others from professional campers. *Just in case if all the computers will shut down and the cities will be blackout. 

SPECIAL SKILLS & PHYSICAL PREPARATION

You do not need any special skills or physical preparation to participate in the Summer International Law Camp

OUR APPROACH AND MISSION

We believe that the only way to learn something is to have fun while learning.

This Summer International Law Camp aims to getting the real knowledge and necessary skills while having fun. We want to make the learning process intresting and effective.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Application Deadline: July 1, 2015

VISA FOR FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS

International Law Association (BILA) provides visa support for foreign participants. 
Please, take into consideration that visa procedure takes up to two weeks and cannot be fulfilled in the Minsk Airport.

INSURANCE POLICY

While concluding insurance contract for traveling abroad we recommend to take into account the existence of sport activities during the Summer International Law Camp

HOW TO APPLY

Just fill in the online Application Form

CONTACTS

If you have any questions feel free to contact us:

  • e-mail: contact@bila.by

  • Tel.: +375 (17) 200-07-01

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