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Team BD to join Jean Pictet Competition in Indonesia

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Members of the 'Team e088' representing Bangladesh part at the prestigious Jean Pictet Competition-2020 to be held from 7 to 14th March this year in Denpasar, Indonesia.

JnU Correspondent :
A team including three students of Jagannath University (JnU) Law Department has been selected as the first team from Bangladesh for taking part in the prestigious Jean Pictet Competition-2020 which will be held from 7 to 14th March in Denpasar, Indonesia.
This team will represent Bangladesh as members of 'Team e088' in the competition. The three members are- Mahmuda Amir Eva, Md. Mohaimenul Islam and Evnat Bhuiyan. The team has been selected for the competition based on the assessment of an essay writing on The Art of War: The Origin of The First Principle of International Humanitarian Law, a written test on IHL and academic profile of the team members. A total 48 teams from different nations of the world are going to participate in this competition. Bangladesh for the first time ever in its history is going to walk in the land of Picteists.
The competition is organized in two editions every year- the Francophone and the Anglophone edition. The selected team from Bangladesh will compete in the Anglophone edition of the 34th Edition of the competition. Due to the team being top in the list of assessed file of the steering group of the competition and being the first as well as the only selected team from the country, the team is also selected to be sponsored by the universality fund of the CCJP and the Swiss Red Cross. However, Barrister Ahmed Ehsanul Kabir, Assistant Professor of JnU Law Department is going to be chaired as one of the Anglophone Jury in this grand global competition. He is also the first person from Bangladesh invited as a judge for Jean Pictet 2020 who previously acted as a panel judge in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, 2019's Final Round at Washington DC, USA.

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