UIA – International Association of Lawyers in partnership with the Memorial de Caen organizes the International Human Rights Competition
Use your Legal Talents to Promote Human Rights!
January 28, 2018
For the last 28 years, the Mémorial de Caen provides a forum for lawyers from around the world to denounce human rights violations and raise awareness for little-known causes.
The UIA, in partnership with the Memorial de Caen, invites all lawyers to speak out about their particular causes and join voices with the more than 250 other lawyers who have previously participated in this event.
The following three prizes will be awarded to the most well defended causes:
Mémorial and City of Caen Award: € 8,000
Bar Association Award: € 4,000
Prize awarded by the audience: € 4,000
In addition, the UIA is offering a free one-year membership to the ten lawyers who are selected as finalists.
The competition winner will also receive free registration and accommodation for the 2018 UIA Congress, to be held in Porto, Portugal, from October 30 to November 3, 2018.
Deadline for submission of speeches: Friday, November 3, 2017
Final Competition: January 28, 2018 at Caen, France.
* for further information, please read the brochure.