WHITE PALACE RECEPTION FOR PARTICIPANTS SOUTH EAST EUROPE MONROE E. PRICE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION
Belgrade 14 December 2012 A welcome reception for the participants of the South East Europe Rounds of the Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot court competition was held at The White Palace this evening.
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine were not able to attend the event, due to the previously accepted obligations abroad. Guests were welcomed by Crown Council member Professor Dragoljub Kavran, Professor Sima Avramovic, the Dean of The Belgrade University Law School and the founder of the competition and representative of the European Union delegation in Serbia, Professor Monroe Price, Mrs. Gordana Predic State secretary within the Ministry of Culture and Information also attended the event.
The programme for comparative media law and policies of Oxford University Centre for social and legal studies successfully organized the International Media Student Law Moot for five years. The Law School of the University of Belgrade team won two years ago and was given the honor to host The Moot in Belgrade with Oxford University. The strong performance of teams from the region in the International Rounds of the Price Moot Court is a testament to the quality of mooting culture in the region. Nine teams from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia must qualify through the South East Europe Regional Rounds. The trip to The Moot Finals in Oxford for the best qualified teams is supported and financed by Ministry of Culture and Information of Serbia, OSCE, Internews Network - The Media Development Company from California and the EU delegation in Serbia.
The Price Media Law Moot Court - South East Europe Regional Rounds will be held in Belgrade in collaboration with the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law 14-16 December 2012. The reception was also attended by the Hon. Branko Terzic and Mr. Dusan Babac, members of the Privy Council.