KATHMANDU, May 17: Khwopa Secondary School won the first Nepal School Moots on Human Rights (NSMHR) organized by Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) on May 13 and 14.
Issuing a statement, the law school said that the NSMHR aims to elevate the education, articulation, research, and oration skills of students and encourage talented young people to consider pursuing a law career.
“The competition this year was open to all the colleges in Nepal having legal studies in their high school curriculum,'' reads the statement adding that eight teams, each consisting of two team members, participated in the competition. Among which, Morgan International College and Khwopa Secondary School advanced and competed in the Championship Round of the Competition.
According to KSL, the Championship Round was adjudged by experts of human rights law comprising of Hon’ble Justice Nahakul Subedi, Judge at the Supreme Court of Nepal, Prof. (Dr.) Yubaraj Sangroula, Former Attorney General of Government of Nepal and the Executive Director of Kathmandu School of Law, Prof. Geeta Pathak, Professor of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, Prof. (Dr.) Sanoj Rajan, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Zhejiang Gonshang University, Hangzhou, China, and Dr. Thamil Venthan Ananthavinayagan, Professor of International Human Rights Law at School of Law, University of Nottingham.
The Nepal School Moots on Human Rights is a joint initiative of Kathmandu School of Law and the Center for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa in support and collaboration with Global Campus of Human Rights and The Right Livelihood Foundation.