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Moot Court Competition on Article 49 of the Tunisian Constitution and Proportionality

05 March 2022 - 13 March 2022
09:00-17:00 (Tunis)
Online Event

The International IDEA Tunis Office is will hold its second online 'Moot Court Competition on Article 49 of the Tunisian Constitution and Proportionality', under the project “Supporting the Application of Article 49 and Proportionality in Tunisia” funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

The oral phase of the competition will be conducted on 5 March 2022 (First round), 12 March (Semi-final) and 13 March (Final).  The event will be conducted in Arabic and live streamed on the Facebook page of the Project  Article 49 and Proportionality Project in Tunisia | Facebook  

The teams will plead a hypothetical case around a fundamental right provided for by the Tunisian Constitution based on Article 49 of the Constitution and the principle of proportionality, in front of a jury which hypothetically represents the Constitutional Court. The jury is made up of law specialists from academia, judicial and administrative judges, lawyers, representatives of constitutional institutions and public bodies, as well as national figures.

Six teams from six law universities from all over Tunisia will participate in the competition. The teams are coached by teachers belonging to the same universities.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners as follows: First Prize, Second Prize, Prize for Best Written Memorandum, Prize for Best Advocacy and Competitive Spirit Prize.

Moot Court Competition on Article 49 of the Tunisian Constitution
Article 49 of the Tunisian Constitution - 1st Round 
Programme Agenda
8:30 – 09:30
  • Event’s Storyboard
  • Videos related to the Events
  • Videos related to Article 49
09:30 – 10:00
  • Opening Ceremony: Welcome
  • International IDEA Representative’s Speech
  • Chief of Jury’s Speech
  • First Round
  • Lunch break
  • Second Round
  • Set of Videos Related to Article 49
16:30 -18:30
  • Third Round  
  • Results Announcement
  • International IDEA Representative’s Speech
  • Closing Ceremony
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