The film produced by the ICRC regional delegation in Paris on the 2016 Jean-Pictet Competition (“Taking the law out of the books”) will be on your screens on 10 March 2017 – see http://hdtse.fr/pictet/en.php
Before being available on the Internet, the film will be launched in the following locations:
1. Paris - Wednesday 22 February, 20:00, Cinéma l’Entrepôt, www.lentrepot.fr/
——- To attend, register on https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/billets-projection-et-discussion-autour-du-film-sortir-le-droit-des-livres-31282001308?aff=es2
2. Brussels - Monday 27 February, 18:00, Cercle des voyageurs, www.lecercledesvoyageurs.com
——- To attend, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/145129755998224/
3. Tbilisi - Tuesday 28 February, 18:00, Hotel Rooms Tbilisi
——- To attend, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Geneva - Thursday 2 March, 19:00, Humanitarium
——- To attend, register on
5. Montréal - Thursday 2 March, 18:00, Salle des Boiseries de l’UQAM
——- To attend, register on https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/film-sur-le-concours-pictet-avant-premiere-et-autres-surprises-tickets-32192030229?aff=es2
6. Washington - Monday 6 March, 18:00, American Red Cross HQs
——- To attend, register on https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taking-the-law-out-of-the-books-tickets-31883408132
For each event, we will have interesting speakers on IHL and the Jean-Pictet Competition. The number of seats is limited - first registered, first to attend!
Although the entrance is free, attendants will be welcome to support the Universality Fund, which will help ten teams to attend the next session of the Jean-Pictet Competition, taking place in Borjomi (Georgia) from 18 to 25 March 2017.
The 2017 Jean-Pictet Competition
will take place in Georgia from 18 to 25 March 2017. Applications for
2017 are no longer open.
To apply to the 2018 edition, please visit again this page in September
The Jean-Pictet Competition is a week-long training event on
international humanitarian law (IHL) for undergraduate or graduate
students of law, political science, military academies, etc.
By “taking law out of the books” through simulation and role-playing,
the Competition enables its jury to evaluate teams based upon both
their theoretical knowledge and their practical understanding of IHL.
Teams wishing to register must consist of three students from the same
institution, none of whom has taken part in the Competition before and
all of whom should generally be under the age of 30.
For more information, please consult this document or watch
film made in 2005.
"I have yet to meet a contestant in the
Concours Pictet whose face does not light up when they recall the
Extract from an article of Professor Françoise J. Hampson,
the Law of Armed Conflict, Essex Human Rights Review Vol. 5 No.
1 July 2008