DERE-3609 Philip Jessup Competition

The Philip Jessup International Moot Court Competition was founded in 1960 at Harvard Law School. It is currently organized by the International Law Students Association (ILSA). Each year over 500 schools from 90 countries participate. The competition requires an excellent command of oral (regardless of accent) and written English. The best results from Uniandes delegations have been: 1998 winning memorial, 1997 fourth place, 1999 quarterfinalists, 2000 semifinalists, 2002 second place for a Latin American team. For further information on the competition and its functioning, visit the official website: