IHL Moot Competition 2016 opens in HCM City hinh anh 1The IHL Moot Competition of Vietnam 2016 kicks off (Photo: www.hcmulaw.edu.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – The fourth International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot Competition of Vietnam started in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.

The two-day competition features seven teams from five universities nationwide, including the HCM City University of Law, University of Economics and Law under the Vietnam National University - HCM City, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Ton Duc Thang University and the Vietnam National University - Hanoi.

These events involve students taking on various roles that form part of contemporary IHL practice. The winning team will participate in the international Moot Court Competition.

Vice Rector of HCM City University of Law Bui Xuan Hai said the competition helps law students from different universities meet and exchange experience, improve their skills as well as their foreign languages.

It also offers opportunities for the students to put into practice what they learnt, to address legal issues.

The annual Moot Court Competition is held all over the world, creating a venue for law students to practice as lawyers.-VNA