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European judges visit through exchange programme

A group of judges from European countries have visited the Faculty of Law to learn more about Finnish legal education. The visit on 23 September 2016 was made possible by the exchange programme organised by the European Judicial Training Network.

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The first Finnish-Chinese Colloquium on Criminal Law

The Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki hosted the first Finnish-Chinese Colloquium on Criminal Law 25.-26.8.2016. The discussions covered a variety of issues and painted a broad picture on the historical, cultural, political and even religious settings of the systems of criminal law in China and in Finland.

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Co-Chairs’ Circle – Second Global Conference at University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki was the co-host and venue of 2016 CCC Conference in international arbitration on 27 and 28 May 2016. Topic of the conference was controversy in international arbitration. More than 150 young arbitration law experts from 22 different countries participated in the conference.

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Co-operation agreement between Helsinki and Xi'an

Faculties of Law of University of Helsinki and Xi'an Jiao Tong University have signed a co-operation agreement in the beginning of May 2016 in Helsinki.

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Experts from several countries joined at University of Helsinki to discuss the Silk Road Initiative

The International Conference on “Road to New Paradigms: Impact of China’s Silk Road Initiative in China, Central Asia and the EU” has been successfully held on 9-10 May at Helsinki. The conference was jointly organised by Faculty of Law, Aleksanteri Institute, Faculty of Social Science, of University of Helsinki, and School of Law of Xi’an Jiaotong University, in collaboration with The New Silk Road Law Schools Alliance.

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University of Helsinki gained a distinction in the Jessup Intenrational Law Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C.

University of Helsinki participated in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition's International Rounds on 27 March - 3 April in Washington D.C. University of Helsinki won two out of their four pleadings but did not make it to the top 32 play-off rounds.

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University of Helsinki did well in the Friendly Rounds of the Jessup Moot Court Competition in Vienna

University of Helsinki did well in the European Friendly Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held 25-27 February in Vienna. University of Helsinki won three out of their four pleadings and finished sixth in the overall ranking. The Friendly Rounds were won by Israel.

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The University of Helsinki hosts the regional final of the prestigious European Law Moot Court Competition

The University of Helsinki and the Faculty of Law have the honour to welcome international law students to compete in European law in Helsinki on 4-7 February. The European Law Moot Court is the world’s largest and the most prestigious moot court competition in the field of European law. Every year accomplished students from high-ranking universities in Europe and the USA compete in oral legal argumentation skills before a bench of experienced legal professionals. The All-European final is held at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.

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