Winners of the Moot Court Competition – 2021

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Winners of the Moot Court Competition – 2021

In order to combine the theory received by students in higher educational institutions with practice, to improve the life skills and legal disciplines they need in their future profession, to contribute to the development of legal ideology, education and culture in our country, the "Hukukchy" (Lawyer) company held an educational and practical competition among students of legal directions. The competition was held in the form of an analysis of a controversial case from practice, based on the legislation of Turkmenistan, a model trial was organized on it. The competition was attended by students of higher educational institutions studying in legal specialties, namely the Magtymguly Turkmen State University, International University for the Humanities and Development, and Institute of International Relations of MFA of Turkmenistan. 36 teams participated in this competition, 2 students in each team. The questions of the competition were drawn up on the basis of cases encountered in law enforcement and judicial practice. Through model controversial cases, it is envisaged to develop students' skills in analysis, argumentation, written and oral presentation of arguments, based on the legislation of Turkmenistan. Experienced lawyers, juries were invited to judge the competition. The competition consisted of three rounds. At first round, students analyzed a separate episode of the model dispute, which checked their ability to write a general review. Based on the results, participants of second round were selected, where students competed in the ability to work with documentation and appear in court. The teams from IUHD demonstrated the good results at the all rounds of this contest. The two strongest teams at the end of this round got the right to compete in the final round. At the final round the teams of Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly and International University for the Humanities and Development competed with each other at the moot court. Based on the results of the Moot Court Competition 2021, the IUHD “MKB0621” team was recognized as the winner team of this competition. The 3rd year students majoring International Private Law , Shemshat Annageldiyeva and Zohre Geldyyeva won the Grand-Prix of this competition, and received a prize of 10 000 TMT and certificates. Shemshat Annageldiyeva was additionally recognized as the best orator of this contest and won 1000 TMT in this nomination. The results of our students is the bright example of the hard work of Vekil Vekilov, the Head of International Law Department.