summer
international law
camp 2016

Apply for the whole programme or choose the course:

  • International Humanitarian Law
    (18-24 July)
  • Cyberspace Law
    (18-24 July)
  • Moot Court Programme (preparation for Jessup, Telders, Martens, Jean-Pictet,
    Vis, FIAMC, ICC Lex Mercatoria, FDI and other Competitions)
    (25-31 July)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2016


Besides theoretical knowledge you will obtain
practical skills of international lawyer

WANT TO PARTICIPATE

YOU WILL EXPLORE THE MOST URGENT ISSUES

SUMMER INTERNATIONAL LAW CAMP 2016 (SILC 2016) IS A PERFECT PLACE
TO PREPARE FOR THE LAW COMPETITIONS SUCH AS:

Jean-Pictet International Humanitarian Law Competition
Martens International Humanitarian Law Competition


Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
ICC Lex Mercatoria International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
Telders International Law Moot Court Competition


Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot
Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court

International Humanitarian Law

INTERNATIONAL
HUMANITARIAN
LAW

You will explore:

  • Cyber attacks
  • Enforcement of IHL
  • Obligations of non-State actors during occupation
  • Peacekeeping operations

You will apply your newly obtained knowledge in practice through the role playing


Meet the highly qualified specialists, including the expert of the ICRC, member of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 group who also participated in the preparation of the Commentaries to GC I


DATES: 18-24 July

Cyberspace Law

CYBERSPACE /
IT
LAW

You will learn:

  • Personal data
  • IP issues related to cyberspace activities
  • Software development
  • Web-sites audit

You will apply your newly obtained knowledge in practice. At the end of the SILC your results as a lawyer will be obvious


Meet lawyers who secured the deals with such major IT companies as Facebook and others


DATES: 18-24 July

Moot Courting Programme

MOOT
COURTING
PROGRAMME*

You will get the theory and practice of:

  • Legal writing
  • Pleadings
  • Team-work
  • Legal research

You will apply your newly obtained knowledge in practice by participating in the SILC Moot Court


Meet the experienced participants of the Competitions, the winners of the Hardy C. Dillard Award, Allona E. Evans Award, the coaches of the teams and the judges of the Competitions.


DATES: 25-31 July


*The Course is supervised by the BILA Association - the winner of Steven Schneebaum Award for Outstanding National Administration of the 2016 Jessup Competition



IMPORTANT FEATURES

LANGUAGE

English. Russian support is provided.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Foreign and Belarusian students as well as young professionals who are at least 18 years old.

CREDITS

1 ECTS for each course.

VENUE

Belarus. The Hotel located on the banks of the Berezina River and is surrounded by a beautiful forest with clean air.

VISA SUPPORT

BILA Association 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.




SUMMER INTERNATIONAL LAW CAMP 2016
THIS IS

THEORY & PRACTICE
LEARNING & ENTERTAINMENT

PUMMP UP YOUR LEGAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
TAKE PART IN THE SILC 2016


I WANT TO TAKE PART IN THE SILC 2016



WHAT SILC 2015 PARTICIPANTS SAY ABOUT IT



Mr. Oleh Dykiy | Ukraine
It was really a great experience for me to take part in this incredible event. I'm happy that I obtained experience in international law and got practical skills. I would advise everyone to participate in the SILC.
Mr. Zelimkhan Ukaev | Chechnya, Russian Federation
This Camp I will remember forever. Mainly, because Organizers and Experts gave us special knowledge and very useful practical skills. All these are priceless for participation in international moot courts and other law competitions. In particular, I obtained necessary for each lawyer skill of legal writing, I understood how to write victorious memorials and make brilliant speeches for oral pleadings. I will share my knowledge with my Jessup team.
Mr. Xinyu Zheng | China
Additionally to great social and entertainment program, I had different academic and practical experience combined together: like oral trainings and academic lectures given by highly qualified experts. All these really helped me a lot.
Ms. Tatevik Tadevosyan | Republic of Armenia
Participation in the SILC was a great opportunity for me and I'm sure for each of us to gain priceless knowledge in the field of cyber security and useful skills for participation in moot courts. It will definitely help us to show good results in law competitions. Also I would like to emphasize the possibility to work with such professionals like Dr. Andrey Kozik and other lecturers. This was really a great honor for us. Thank you!







DIFFERENCES HAVE MATTER

THE ONLY DIFFERENCE OF THE SILC 2016 FROM THE SILC 2015 IS

THE IMPROVEMENTS IN THE QUALITY OF:
TEACHING, SERVICES AND ENTERTAINMENT


REGISTER FOR THE SILC 2016


Dr. Andrey L. Kozik

SILC COURSE LEADER


Dr. Andrey L. Kozik
PhD in International Law, Associate Professor

  • Secretary-General of the BILA Association (Minsk)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War (Brussels)
  • Member of the Panel of ICSID Conciliators (Washington D.C.)
  • Member of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 Group (Tallinn)
  • Member of ICRC GC I Commentaries peer-review group
  • Member of the European Society of International Law (Florence)
  • Expert for the ICRC, WB, ILO
  • Member of Belarusian delegation to GCE on Information Security (2013)
  • Author of more than 50 publications, including 5 books

WHAT IS LEFT THE SAME
IS FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE AND FUN

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 make the learning process intresting, friendly and effective.


REGISTER FOR THE SILC 2016


Dr. Andrey L. Kozik

SOCIAL EVENTS


During the Summer International Law Camp 2016 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 Napoleon 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.

FEES | SCHOLARSHIPS

THE FEES FOR THE BELARUSIANS ARE DETERMINED IN BELARUSIAN ROUBLES



PARTICIPATION FEE*

  • IHL PROGRAMME
  • 350 Euro | 8 050 000 bel. roubl.
  • CYBERSPACE LAW PROGRAMME
  • 350 Euro | 8 050 000 bel. roubl.
  • MOOT COURTING PROGRAMME
  • 350 Euro | 8 050 000 bel. roubl.
  • TWO PROGRAMMES**
  • 700 Euro | 16 100 000 bel. roubl.

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

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

    For the participants of the SILC 2015 preferential review of the application for scholarship is provided.
    NOTE! SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT COVER TRAVEL COSTS!

*The participation fee includes: travel from Minsk to the Camp and back, accomodation in the Hotel located on the banks of the Berezina River, all the needed equipment, meals, services of the adventure kayak company, lectures and educational materials.

**You have an option to participate in two programmes (IHL + Moot Courting OR Cyberspace Law + Moot Courting). Moreover, you will have the access to all the materials of the third programme and possibility to attend the lectures within the third programme. You choose the programme while filling in the Application Form below.








REGISTRATION FOR
SUMMER INTERNATIONAL LAW CAMP 2016



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