The U.S. Embassy is announcing a new competition under the Law, Justice and Legal Services program

Notice of Funding Opportunity

Law, Justice and Legal Services program

Funding Opportunity Number: INL19GR00020-INLEA-MOOTCOURT-020619
Funding Opportunity Title: Jessup Moot Court Competition in Moldova
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
CFDA Number(s): 19.703 — Criminal Justice Systems

Program Description

INL is currently seeking an organization with the requisite capability and experience to complement INL ongoing Criminal Justice Systems programs in Moldova for local legal professionals to promote access to continuing education opportunities for Moldovan justice professionals, both within and outside of Moldova, and emphasize practical skills and critical thinking ability using interactive teaching methods.  Specifically, the project will seek to provide rigorous training to all Jessup coaches; organizes teams of Moldovan law students from both public and private universities; implement the Jessup training, coaching, and mentoring in at least four (4) Moldovan public and private universities; coordinate a national Jessup competition in compliance with official rules and regulations; and provide continued coaching and logistical support for at least one team from Moldova to represent the country in Jessup’s international rounds held in Washington, D.C.

Additional Information on Eligibility: U.S. based educational institutions or non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS or overseas based private/state educational institutions or non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Deadline for applications: Apr 08, 2019