Mr. Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus, took part in the event and gave a welcome address to the participants of the International Law Competition “Youth for Peace”. “The questions participants of the Competition are going to raise are very serious and I do hope that your role play, which will be conducted during the Law Competition, will not only deepen your theoretical knowledge in the sphere of international humanitarian law and human rights protection but will help you in the future to demonstrate practical skills and teamwork aimed at solving crucial international, regional and national problems”, said the UN Resident Coordinator in his speech.

Mr. Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus, took part in the event and gave a welcome address to the participants of the International Law Competition “Youth for Peace”.

"The questions participants of the Competition are going to raise are very serious and I do hope that your role play, which will be conducted during the Law Competition, will not only deepen your theoretical knowledge in the sphere of international humanitarian law and human rights protection but will help you in the future to demonstrate practical skills and teamwork aimed at solving crucial international, regional and national problems", - said the UN Resident Coordinator in his welcoming speech.

International Law Competition has been held on the initiative of International University since 2006. Representatives of more than 35 countries around the world such as Austria, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Japan, have already participated in the Law Competition.

The Competition is one of the first initiatives held within the framework of the Academic Impact, the UN global initiative, which aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations for the purpose of active supporting ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, literacy, sustainability and conflict resolution.