3rd Edition of The FIS

International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition

2022 Edition

The Ist FIS International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition 2022

6 June to 19 June 2022 


The 1st FIS International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, was held virtually (online) from 6 June to 19 June 2022. The Competition was hosted by Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence (then Firdaous Integrated Services (FIS), in partnership with the Faculty of Law, Kwara State University and Adekunle Ajasin University.

This year’s Competition saw eighteen African teams registering to Participate (University of Lay Adventists of Kigali, University of Rwanda, American University of Nigeria, Kampala International University, Uganda Christian University, Moi University, University of Forthare, University of Dar es Salaam, Moshi Co-orperative University, Islamic University in Uganda, Ahmadu Bello University, Adekunle Ajasin University, Bahir Dar University, University of Lusaka, Kwara State University, University of Ilorin, Bishop Stuart University, and University of Juba. regrettably, only seven teams submitted memorials thus making them the teams to participate in the oral phase of the competition. 

Participating Universities  


University of Ilorin


Juba University


Bahir Dar University


Kampala International University


Adekunle Ajasin University


Kwara State University


University of Lusaka


  1. To increase awareness and understanding of IHL among law students in Africa.
  2. To encourage law students to develop skills in analyzing and applying IHL principles in practical scenarios.
  3. To create a platform for law students to engage with IHL experts and practitioners.
  4. To foster a culture of respect for IHL principles in Africa.

Organizing Committee


Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence (then Firdaous Integrated Services (FIS)


Collaborating Universities

Faculty of Law, Kwara State University & Adekunle Ajasin University




  1. University of Ilorin – Nigeria


  1. Bahir Dar University – Ethiopia

Best Oralists

  1. Kolawole Islamiat – University of Ilorin

Best Memorials

  1. Bahir Dar University – Ethiopia (Best Prosecution)
  2. Adekunle Ajasin University – Nigeria (Best Defense)


About the Organisers

At Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence, we harmonize institutional knowledge with core human values in fostering an environment that promotes academic brilliance, leadership, and civic responsibilities. We aim to arm every individual with the tools they need to carve their niche in the world, contribute positively to society, and make impactful changes in their communities and beyond.


Adekunle Ajasin University, Faculty of Law in Nigeria. The Faculty of Law has 4 departments; public law, private law, commercial law and jurisprudence & international law. It’s  vision is to be a world class centre of excellence in the training of lawyers who are capable of contributing meaningfully to national development and upliftment of humanity. It’s mission is to create a new breed of lawyers who are capable of thinking outside the constraints of national boundary and equipped with modern skills.


Kwara State University faculty of law was established in the year 2018, it consist of three departments: JURISPRUDENCE AND PUBLIC LAW, BUSINESS AND PRIVATE LAW AND ISLAMIC LAW and awards degrees in the following programs :
Common law, Common and Islamic law. Faculty of law kwasu is a fast rising faculty with over 26 academic and non academic staff. Like other prestigious faculties of law across the nation, we participate in extra curricular activities such as mooting and mock trial competitions, oratory contest etc. At faculty of law kwasu, Excellence is our priority. 


Oral Rounds

The Moot Final

The Summit