On 11-16 August lawyers of GRATA International Kyrgyzstan participated in the Central Asian Jessup Summer School. The Summer School took place at the American University of Central Asia and brought together 36 students from 10 universities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
GRATA International actively supports initiatives and legal competitions like National Rounds of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Central Asia. GRATA International was represented by Elvira Maratova and Nurlan Kyshtobaev, Partners in GRATA International Kyrgyzstan, and Elmira Usenova, Associate in GRATA International Kyrgyzstan. Elvira Maratova and Nurlan Kyshtobaev were invited to share their expertise and insights with the participants of the Summer School. They explained how local and international law firms operate, what qualifications students should have to join law firms, and also judged mini-moots on a final day of the Summer School. Elmira Usenova serves as a co-administrator of Central Asian Regional Rounds and deals with organization of events associated with the Jessup Competition in the region along with her esteemed colleague from Uzbekistan.
Over the course of the Summer School, participants were introduced to the fundamental principles of public international law and got opportunity to improve essential mooting skills. They actively participated in interactive sessions, guest lectures and mini-moots organized by the end of the Summer School.
GRATA International continues to pioneer excellence in the legal arena, commitment to promoting legal education, and contribute to the development of the next generation of legal professionals.