The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA-International Association of Lawyers) organises the 7th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights. 

This year, the Jacques Leroy Prize focuses on the impacts of climate change on Human Rights and on the solutions companies offer.


The winner will be rewarded with free registration for the 2016 Budapest – Hungary Congress from October 28 to November 1, a cash prize of € 1,000 and a year’s free membership in the UIA.

Who Should Participate?

The UIA encourages law students under 30 to participate.

Participation Procedure

Students who want to participate must submit a written entry (trial argument, dissertation, study or commentary on a practical case, based on a solid legal line of reasoning), in English, French or Spanish based on the theme: “Impacts of climate change on Human Rights: what solutions are the companies offering?”

All entries must be sent to UIA, 25 rue du Jour, 75001 Paris-France or by mail: [email protected]


31st July, 2016

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