NILS Winter School on International Dispute Settlement, 2017 (15- 23 Dec): Register by November 15

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About NILS Winter School on International Dispute Settlement, 2017

NILS Winter School, New Delhi 2017 is the second edition of the Winter School organised by NILS India. NILS Winter School is an annual week-long course on International Dispute Settlement. The course is tailored to provide the participants with a blend of academic sessions and tour of India’s rich cultural heritage. In the last edition, we received applications from international students from eleven different countries.

The academic session is spread across nearly 25 hours and covers various areas of international dispute settlement, such as, Working of International Court of Justice, Working of UN bodies and regional organisations, International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Negotiation, Mediation etc.

NILS Winter School 2017 is scheduled from December 15 – 23, 2017 in New Delhi, India.

We are psyched to host Nakul Dewan (Independent Advocate practising International Arbitration from Maxwell Chambers, Singapore), Ajar Rab (Partner, Rab & Rab Associates LLP), Debesh Panda (Advocate, Supreme Court of India graduated from NLSIU Bangalore, pursued LL.M in IDS from the Graduate Institute Geneva) and other eminent speakers in the field of IDS.

Academic Program of the Winter School

The academic programme covers an introduction to diplomatic and judicial forms of international dispute settlement. Participants will learn about diplomatic forms of dispute settlement, such as negotiation and mediation, as well as judicial forms of dispute settlement, namely adjudication and arbitration.

The international courts and tribunals covered in this course include the International Court of Justice, the International Law of the Sea Tribunal, the WTO Dispute Settlement Body, and arbitral tribunals in investor-State and inter-State cases. The students will also learn about the role of the United Nations and regional organizations in the settlement of disputes. Finally, the course will cover specific themes or topics within the field of international dispute settlement, such as provisional measures and jurisdiction.

Registration Details

The total intake for the NILS Winter School is restricted to 50 participants. The selection of participants will be strictly done according to the merits of Curriculum Vitae and Statement of Purpose submitted by the applicants. Since our organisation believes in diversity, we will select only few participants from each country and the selection process will be on merit.

Deadline for Registration: November 15, 2017

Following are the details of Participation Fees


NILS Members (International): 60 US$

Non-Members (International): 90 US$

NILS Members (India): Rs. 3,500

Non-Members (India): Rs. 5,500


NILS Members: 110 US$

Non-Members: 110 US$

NILS Members (India): Rs. 7,000

Non-Members (India): Rs. 7,000

Past Edition of NILS Winter School

The first successful edition of the Winter School in New Delhi on ‘International Dispute Settlement’ witnessed significant and diverse participation from five different continents.

We are very happy to have had hosted the following speakers in the past:

  1. Mamta Tiwari, Partner, Fox Mandal
  2. Claudia Winkler, LL.M. (Harvard): Director, CDRC Vienna
  3. Prabhash Ranjan: Professor, South Asian University
  4. Pallav Shukla, LL.M. (Harvard): Senior Associate, Trilegal
  5. Arpan Gupta: Senior Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
  6. Vismay Shroff: Associate, Parimal K. Shroff & Co.

Click Here to Download NILS School Press Release

Interested students may also reach us at the contact details set out below:

Ms. Varsha Gupta

Vice President (Events), NILS India

(M) +91- 8979833050

(E) [email protected]
For registration and more details about Winter School please visit and

Download NILS Winter School Press Release


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