The ELSA St Petersburg and International and Comparative Law Research Center held the first in Russia ECHRMCC Pre-Moot.
The European Human Rights Moot Court Competition (EHRMCC) is one of the biggest and prestigious human rights moot court competitions in Europe. The organizers are the European Law Student Association (ELSA International) and the Council of Europe. The EHRMCC consists of two rounds:
Before the start of the competition the participants were welcomed by Representative of the Russian Federation at the European Court of Human Rights – Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Mikhail Galperin and Head of the international law practice group at Ivanyan & Partners Vasily Torkanovsky.
Six teams from St. Petersburg University (2 teams), Ural State Law University, University of Zagreb (Croatia), University of Niš (Serbia), Trinity College, University of Dublin (Ireland) took part in the pre-moot, that took place in the International and Comparative Law Research Center.
The winner of the Moscow pre-moot is the team from Trinity College, University of Dublin.