Symbiosis Law School, Pune won India a place of pride at the ‘Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition’ held at Geneva from 15th to 19th July, 2019, by making it to the ninth position. The competition was organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Academy of Human Rights, Washington College of Law; American University and the United Nations Human Rights Council Branch (HRCB) at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The moot problem was broadly based on the intersection of Artificial Intelligence, the Legal System and Human Rights.
Malay Shrivastava & Rakshita Naik representing Symbiosis Law School, Pune warded off tough challenge from contestants from across the globe, to finish among the top 10 teams. Participating teams included some of the best universities in the world like, the Oxford University (UK), Yale University (USA), University of New South Wales (Australia) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Symbiosis Law School, Pune was the only team from India to make it to the top 10.