Ateneans top the 2018 National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law

November 14, 2018
 
Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C) with the following awards: (L-R) Best Memorial (Prosecution), 1st Place Trophy, 2nd Runner-Up Best Oralist in the Qualifying Rounds, and Best Memorial (Defense).
Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C) with the following awards: (L-R) Best Memorial (Prosecution), 1st Place Trophy, 2nd Runner-Up Best Oralist in the Qualifying Rounds, and Best Memorial (Defense).

 

On October 26, 2018, the Ateneo Law School (ALS) won the championship in the 2018 National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law beating sixteen other competing universities from all over the Philippines.

The Ateneo Team will represent the country in the 17th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition, which will be held in Hongkong in March 2019. Aside from winning the championship, the Ateneo Team also won Best Memorial for both the Prosecution and Defense. Ms. Tiffany So was also awarded 3rd Best Oralist in the Preliminary Rounds.

This year’s Ateneo-Philippine Team is composed of Ms. Regina Isabel Ongsiako (3D), Ms. Tiffany T. So (3D), Mr. Matthew Kelby Uy (3D) as the registered research assistant and, Mr. Alijah Pandapatan (2C), as the unregistered research assistant. They are coached by Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.

 
Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo, Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C), and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.
L-R: Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo, Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C), and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.

 

The 2018 National Rounds was organized by the Philippine Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross in partnership with the Court of Appeals and hosted by the University of Makati. The moot problem touched on varying crimes, specifically the crime of extermination and the existence of armed conflict in relation to the war crime of torture and attack against religious.

The National Moot Court Competition started in 2005. It is an international law moot court competition that provides law students a training ground where they can deepen their knowledge of International Humanitarian Law.

The moment when the Ateneo Team was announced as the Champions of the 2018 Red Cross National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law.
The moment when the Ateneo Team was announced as the Champions of the 2018 Red Cross National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law.

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  • Ateneans top the 2018 National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
     
    Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C) with the following awards: (L-R) Best Memorial (Prosecution), 1st Place Trophy, 2nd Runner-Up Best Oralist in the Qualifying Rounds, and Best Memorial (Defense).
    Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C) with the following awards: (L-R) Best Memorial (Prosecution), 1st Place Trophy, 2nd Runner-Up Best Oralist in the Qualifying Rounds, and Best Memorial (Defense).

     

    On October 26, 2018, the Ateneo Law School (ALS) won the championship in the 2018 National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law beating sixteen other competing universities from all over the Philippines.

    The Ateneo Team will represent the country in the 17th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition, which will be held in Hongkong in March 2019. Aside from winning the championship, the Ateneo Team also won Best Memorial for both the Prosecution and Defense. Ms. Tiffany So was also awarded 3rd Best Oralist in the Preliminary Rounds.

    This year’s Ateneo-Philippine Team is composed of Ms. Regina Isabel Ongsiako (3D), Ms. Tiffany T. So (3D), Mr. Matthew Kelby Uy (3D) as the registered research assistant and, Mr. Alijah Pandapatan (2C), as the unregistered research assistant. They are coached by Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.

     
    Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo, Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C), and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.
    L-R: Atty. Jose Herminio Taylo, Matthew Kelby Uy (3B), Regina Isabel R. Ongsiako (3D), Tiffany So (3D), Alija Pandapatan (2C), and Atty. Jeunesse Dagdag.

     

    The 2018 National Rounds was organized by the Philippine Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross in partnership with the Court of Appeals and hosted by the University of Makati. The moot problem touched on varying crimes, specifically the crime of extermination and the existence of armed conflict in relation to the war crime of torture and attack against religious.

    The National Moot Court Competition started in 2005. It is an international law moot court competition that provides law students a training ground where they can deepen their knowledge of International Humanitarian Law.

    The moment when the Ateneo Team was announced as the Champions of the 2018 Red Cross National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law.
    The moment when the Ateneo Team was announced as the Champions of the 2018 Red Cross National Moot Court Competition on International Humanitarian Law.