III Regional International Student Competition in International Media Law
Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, for the eighth year in row, successfully organized an international competition in the field of international media law. This was third annual South East Europe Regional Competition, held from 5 to 7 December 2014.
The competition consists of solving a given case in the field of international media law. This year, students were engaged in solving problem related to the relationship of the right of freedom of speech and the right of freedom of religion. The competition consists of two stages. The first one is a written part, where teams write their own submissions on behalf of the claimant and the respondent, as members of the media and the state, while the second part was an oral phase of the competition.
Overall winner of the competiton is University of Zagreb, Croatia, while the first runner-up was Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and the second runner-up was University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The award for the best memo went to University of Niš, Serbia, while the best memo runner-up went to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. The best oralist was Despoina Eleftheriou, from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, while the best oralist runner-up was Viktoria Kalogeratou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Other participating teams were Dzemal Bijedić University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, University of Szeged, Hungary and Union University, Serbia.
Special thanks for the organizational matters go to our students Bogdan Basari, Vanja Djuričić, Dejan Vulović, Marko Živanović, Milica Janačković, Minja Djokić, Nevena Krivokapić and Sava Pavlović, our students who are wholeheartedly helped in the organization of the competition. The coordinator of the regional competition was assistant Vuk Cucić.