The aim of the competition is to develop an awareness of children’s rights and to familiarise law students with specific issues pertaining to child law. This year’s topic dealt with the right to education, non-discrimination, nationality and prevention of statelessness. The competition was open to all law students who have not yet obtained an LLB degree. B.Com Law and BA Law students also qualify to participate in the competition. This year’s moot has universities from South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia. The teams were heard by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.
Our students enjoyed the experience and have learnt a lot throughout the competition.