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The Case Problem for the 5th ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot (English Chapter) is Available

The 2016 Mock Case (English) for the 5th ICC Lex Mercatoria Moot (English Chapter) is now available at the official web-site of the ICC Lex Mercatoria International Commercial Arbitration Moot (English Chapter). The case was prepared by the ICC International Court of Arbitration. As a member of the Organizing Committee of the Competition – Mr. Vladimir Khvalei (Vice-President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Partner at Baker & McKenzie)…

2016 Jessup in Belarus – Official Video!

The 2016 Jessup has just over. These were certainly great days when talented students, practitioners and professors from all over the world gathered in Washington D.C. to participate and to judge. This year was very special one for Belarus. For the first time in records, Belarus was represented by two teams at international rounds: Belarusian State University FIR and International University “MITSO”. BSU FIR became the…

Updated ICRC Commentaries to the GCI

On 22 March 2016, an important event was held in Geneva. The International Committee of the Red Cross convened the Panel for the Launch of the updated ICRC Commentary to the I Geneva Convention. This event has offered the Commentaries’ perspective on key humanitarian issues by showing their practical utility on the ground. The commentaries are considered to be the most influential scholar work in the field…

Jessup 2016 in Belarus is over!

This year, for the first time in the history of Belarusian National Rounds of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, seven teams were competing for the title of the National Champion! We are glad to announce and to congratulate both the National Champion – BSU Faculty of International Relations and the Runner-Up – International University “MITSO” which are going to represent the Republic of Belarus at…

Meg Kinnear | ICSID Secretary General

As a Secretary General of the ICSID I’m very happy that in Belarus which is a party to the ICSID Convention, such organization as BILA Association was established and sucsessfully operates. Hope for the cooperation with BILA Association on ICSID future projects in Belarus.