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Harvard Model United Nations India in Hyderabad

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HMUN India 2017


We’re back with the 7th session of the Harvard Model United Nations India! HMUN India is the leading experiential educational event in Asia, comprising high-energy simulation of the UN, with discussions chaired by accomplished members of the Harvard International Relations Council, engaging speaker series, career workshops and vibrant social events.

HMUN India 2017 will be held in the iconic Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad from August 12 – 15, 2017.

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Moot Problem for 10th GNLU International Moot Court Competition 2018 released

Moot Problem for 10th GNLU International Moot Court Competition 2018 released

The Moot Problem for the 10th Edition of the GNLU International Moot Court Competition 2018 has been released. The same can be found below along with the Schedule for the Competition, Rules of the Competition and the Registration Form.
Click here for more details.
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Call for Papers: IPR, Access to Seeds & Farmer’s Rights @ Cochin University [Jan 18-20, 2018]: Submit by Aug 15

Call for Papers: IPR, Access to Seeds & Farmer’s Rights @ Cochin University [Jan 18-20, 2018]: Submit by Aug 15

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The Inter University Center for IPR Studies, Cochin University, is organizing the 5th Annual Workshop on “Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights” on the theme “IPR, Access to Seeds and Farmer’s Rights”.

Rethinking IPR is an annual National Level Workshop for Law students and students of other disciplines interested in IP research (undergraduate, post graduate and research scholars).

Objective of the Workshop

It is organized by the IUCIPRS, CUSAT to initiate critical thinking regarding the role of Intellectual Property Rights in a social context. The pedagogical practice existing among the Law Schools in India predominantly approaches IP from a commercial angle, often ignoring the social implication of IP.

The main objective of Intellectual Property law is to maintain a correct balance between protection of IP and providing access to the public to the modern technology and its benefits.


Law students and students of other disciplines interested in this area (undergraduate, post graduate and research scholars) willing to prepare a paper on any of the sub-themes could apply.


  • Intellectual Property and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Impact of Patents on Agriculture
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Plant Variety Protection
  • Impact of TRIPS Agreement on Seeds
  • Patents and Protection of Plant Varieties and Sustainable Agriculture- Indian Perspective
  • Geographical Indications and Agriculture

How to Apply

  • Step 1: Each student is allowed to register by sending an abstract (maximum 300 words) on one or two sub-themes on or before 15th August 2017. Based on the title and abstracts submitted by the students as approved by IUCIPRS, the sub-themes will be allocated to the students. We encourage original single author papers, though joint submissions with a maximum of two authors are also permissible. Selection will be based on the quality of the paper submitted.
  • Step 2: Intimation for the selection of abstracts will be given on or before 25th August 2017.
  • Step 3: The students are further required to sent the full paper by 31st October 2017. Students shall be asked to revise their paper after screening.

Registration Fee

Students are required to register by paying rupees 500. Total number of participants is limited to 35.


Quality Papers will be published in the renowned IP Journals.


  • Co-coordinator: Anjana Girish- 9847063736;      
  • Joint-coordinator: Anson CJ: 9400610461;
  • Student-coordinator: Somalatha Moly TS: 9447320165;
To register, click here.
For more information on the workshop, click here.
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International Youth Forum on Innovation (IYFI) 2017 in Singapore.

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International Youth Forum on Innovation (IYFI) 2017 provides great opportunities for 125 youth around the world to directly deliver their innovative ideas with the support of technological advancement and significantly take a part in the realisation of SGDs 2030. Those innovative ideas will be delivered as well as presented through a competition in IYFI 2017, an international forum for youth which will be held in number 1 Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre, Suntec Singapore from September 20 to 23 this year. As a result, we certainly hope as all youth gathered here will create a positive impact to the world globally.




  • Round-trip flight tickets to and from Singapore.
  • Accommodation during the event (4 days 3 nights).
  • Registration fee USD 350 (this includes participation fees, meals, and transportation fees during the event in Singapore).
  • Certificate, Program Kit, Official T-Shirt
  • Full Access to World Class Speakers Presentation.

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BBC Legal Trainee Scheme 2019, London: Stipend of Rs. 25 Lakhs/Annum; Apply by July 28

BBC Legal Trainee Scheme 2019, London: Stipend of Rs. 25 Lakhs/Annum; Apply by July 28

About the BBC Legal Trainee Scheme 2019

We are looking for four LPC graduates who can start work with us in September 2019.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work as part of the BBC’s extended legal team for two years of excellent training and unique work experience.

It is an opportunity to be part of the team that provides the essential professional legal services which enable the BBC to enrich people’s lives with programmes and services that inform, educate and entertain.

Applicants need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to the BBC and an understanding of the many areas of law that we deal with on an everyday basis.

This includes not only commercial law, litigation, intellectual property, data protection, employment, fair trade and competition, but supporting all the varied needs of one of the creative sector’s biggest employers.

This competitive scheme attracts bright commercially-aware aspiring lawyers from all backgrounds who want to develop their legal career in-house and work in a fast paced and exciting environment which will give them an opportunity to be involved in a wide range of quality legal work from day one.

They will get the chance to work with extremely talented lawyers and business colleagues across the BBC and to build their legal career as part of a very large and supportive in-house team.

What’s on offer?

A 24 month fixed-term contract paying circa £28k in the first year and rising to £32K in the second year (including London weighting) and leading to qualification with the SRA as a solicitor.

There will be three six-month rotations in Intellectual Property, BBC Worldwide, Rights and Business Affairs plus one seat in private practice, all based in London.

Professional Skills Course provided externally but sponsored by the BBC.

What you need to apply

Applicants must have completed their LPC or be students who will have passed the LPC and be ready to start in September 2019.

Application is via the application form on this website. Applicants must normally have a 2:1 degree, but we will consider any extenuating circumstances. Those who are initially longlisted will be invited to sit an online Watson Glaser critical thinking test.

Those who perform best in the test will then proceed to an assessment and interviews in London in the Autumn. Successful applicants will begin their training contract in mid-September 2019.

The BBC is committed to diversity and encourages people from all backgrounds to apply. If you have a disability the BBC Extend Hub will help you with any adjustments necessary for your application, assessment and for when you start on the scheme. You will be directed to the Hub if you declare a disability in your application.

Applications close on Friday 28th July 2017.

The original link is here.

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Asia-Europe Foundation Students Forum’s Fully Sponsored Edu Trip to Singapore [Oct 9-13]: Apply by July 16

Asia-Europe Foundation Students Forum’s Fully Sponsored Edu Trip to Singapore [Oct 9-13]: Apply by July 16

The ARC6 Students’ Forum is a hub for Asian and European student policy enthusiasts and practitioners.

The Forum takes the shape of a 3-dimensional conference setting combining: facts & research, stories & conversations, with policy & action Programme highlights include plenary sessions with thought-provoking speakers, workshops and policy-drafting working groups which result in the ARC6 Students’ Forum Policy Recommendations.

The recommendations will later be presented at the ARC6 Rectors’ Conference and the 6th ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM ME6). ARC6 consists of 2 programme elements:

  • Students’ Forum (9-12 October 2017) followed by
  • Rectors’ Conference (12-13 October 2017)

As the ARC6 Students’ Forum is organised on the side-line of the ARC6 Rectors’ Conference, a ½ day joint agenda will enable direct interactions and exchange of views among all ARC6 participants.

The ARC6 Students’ Forum is an ideal platform that recognises the value of higher education collaborations and brings ideas and suggestions to the policy table.

The 6th edition of ARC – themed “Future Universities and Graduates: Quality Education Beyond the Horizon” – gathers high-level representatives from academia, governments, business and industry, students and student associations as well as IOs and NGOs.

Key characteristics of ARC:

  • Engagement in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Education Process, including the bi-annual ASEM Education Ministers’ Meetings (ASEM MEs)
  • Opportunity to shape the evolving Asia-Europe educational landscape, from policy recommendations to thematically responsive capacity trainings
  • Experimental higher education conference fusing content-focused session with hands-on workshops

Deadline: Sunday, 16 July 2017, 23.59 GMT

When and Where: 9-12 October 2017, Singapore (dates for Students’ Forum)

For Whom:

  • Students and student association leaders engaged in academic affairs and student life
  • Youth between the ages of 18 and 30 Individuals with a strong command of English (verbal and written)


Participants selected through an Open Call for Application. The Open Call and the screening process will ensure a non-discriminative approach assuring an even geographic representation, gender balance and fair access to the opportunity for all.


No registration or participation fee for the selected participants. Accommodation and travel subsidy will be provided to participants residing outside of Singapore.

For more details, please visit this link.  
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34th Bar Council of India Trust Moot 2017 [Aug 25-27, Galgotias University, Greater Noida]: Register by July 16

34th Bar Council of India Trust Moot 2017 [Aug 25-27, Galgotias University, Greater Noida]: Register by July 16

It is our pleasure to announce that the School of Law, Galgotias University shall be hosting the 34th– Bar Council of India Trust- Inter-University Moot Court Competition from 25-27 August ​2017.

Universities desirous of participation in this competition are required to provisionally register by 16 July ​2017 ​and the names of the final participants are required to be sent by 1 August 2017.

The participation fee is ₹ 2500/- per team and the same has to be remitted by way of Demand Draft in favor of ‘GALGOTIAS UNIVERSITY‘ payable at Noida.

Kindly ensure that demand draft along with the registration form reaches us on or before 1 August 2017 at the following address:

The Dean, School of Law, Galgotias University,

Plot No.2, Sector 17-A, Yamuna Expressway,
Greater Noida, Gautam Buddh Nagar,
Uttar Pradesh, India. Pin- 201307.

Provisional (online) registration of Universities can be done by dropping a mail at

Hard copies of the memorial would be required to reach the University by 18 August 2017.

No submissions shall be entertained after that.

The notification and rules are here.

The moot problem for the 1st round is here.

The moot problem for the 2nd round is here.

The moot problem for the 3rd round is here.

The moot problem for the final round is here.

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National Law University, Delhi : Certificate / Diploma Courses on Competition Policy & Law

Certificate / Diploma Courses on Competition Policy & Law
The enforcement of Competition Law and its pervasive presence across the sectors and business functions is creating a high demand for competition compliance. This has led CIRC and NLUD to collaborate to offer these courses on Competition Policy and Law (CPL).
CPL courses are specially designed for practitioners, working professionals and students of Law, Business Management, Economics, Chartered Accountancy (CA) and Company Secretaryship (CS), to acquire deep understanding and knowledge of competition law and related issues.
Two courses are being offered by CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) and National Law University, Delhi (NLUD).

point Certificate Course on Competition Policy and Law
point Diploma Course on Competition Policy and Law
Weekend classes are held in Delhi – but not mandatory. Course material will be given by hand or post.

The Certificate Course in Competition Policy and Law is a fundamental course dealing primarily with markets and business laws, competition policy and law, in general, and the Competition Act, 2002 as amended in detail. The certificate course also covers fundamentals of Economics essential for studying competition law.

The Diploma Course in Competition Policy and Law is an advanced course dealing, in detail, with topics related to abuse of dominance, anti-competitive agreements, and regulation of combination across select jurisdictions.. The participants of Diploma course are exposed to emerging issues such as: interface between IPRs and competition law, cross border issues, and issues related to business strategy.

The courses, duly accredited by the National Law University, Delhi, are designed to deliver knowledge and skills relating to Competition Policy and Law to the participants and open up new employment opportunities in Competition Authorities, Regulatory Bodies, Law Firms, Businesses, Research Bodies, etc.


CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition,
D-72, First Floor, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi 110 016,

Speak with us: +91 9650088248, 011-26863022/23, 41621232
Write to us:
Register Now:


The Registrar
National Law University, Delhi
Sector 14, Dwarka,
New Delhi- 110078
Phone No.- 011-28034993, 28034257 

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