Diplomas Awarded During First Winter Courses

The Academy is pleased to announce that Mr. Gregor Novak (Croatia) and Mr. Apollin Koagne Zouapet (Cameroon) have been awarded the Diploma at the end of the first Winter Courses on International Law 2019, held from January 7 – 25 in The Hague.


Mr. Gregor Novak (Croatia) receiving the Diploma from the Judges of the Exam.


Mr. Apollin Koagne Zouapet (Cameroon) receiving the Diploma from the Judges of the Exam.

The Jury of the Exam consisted of (from left to right) Professor Jean-Marc Thouvenin, Secretary-General of the Academy, Professor Emerita Catherine Kessedjian (General Course), Professor Emily Crawford (Director of Studies) and Professor Maurizio Arcari (Director of Studies).

Simulation Exercise “Hours of Crisis”

During the unique “Hours of Crisis” Simulation Exercise, held on Saturday January 12th, 2019, special certificates were awarded to outstanding participants and teams in the following categories:

Best Preliminary Statement:
Joint First Place for Lillian Robb (Australia) and Bhawna Chowdhary (India).

Best Rebuttal:
Joint First Place for David Schenk (Germany) and Eduardo Jiménez Pineda (Spain). 

Best Written Advice Team:
Joint First Place for Veritas Legal Consultancy: Anasuya Choudhury (India), Bích Hoàng Ngọc (Viet Nam), Isabela Rocha Faria (Brazil), Subham Saha (India), Anthony Ellington Wenton (UK) and Seven Seas LLP: Katharina Sarah Braun (Germany), Muhammed Nusry Ghazali Hussain (Sri Lanka), Caitlin Joensson (Australia), Lillian Orion Stuart Robb (Australia), and David Schenk (Germany).

Best Negotiating Team:
Ateneas Solutions: Bhawna Chowdhary (India), Paula Cortes Gonzalez (Chile), Keerthana Nagaraj (India), Michelle Lumi Rakue (Brazil), and Ekaterina Rogacheva (Russian Federation).