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 adapt 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 seven years the Competition has seen student teams from more than 30 countries around the world.
Participation in the Competition
Working language of the Competition is English. 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.
Selection of the teams-participants of the Competition is carried out by the Organizational Committee (OC) based on the results of the Preliminary Round. Applications for participation in the Competition and completed task for the Preliminary Round should be sent to the OC via e-mail at
before February 2, 2013.
2 February 2013 – deadline for the submission of applications.
16 February 2013 – deadline for the announcement of the Preliminary Round results (selection of the teams that will participate in the Competition in Minsk, Belarus).
9 March, 2013 – 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.
21-25 May, 2013 – International Law Competition “Youth for Peace” in Minsk, Belarus.
International Relations Office, room 202
International University “MITSO”
21/3, Kazintsa St., Minsk, Belarus 220099
Rules of the Competition
Poster of the Competition
Map of past participants