Another achievement has been made by UGM students at the world level. This time it came from the International Criminal Court Moot Court Competition (ICC MCC) that was held 22-27 May in Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Wyncet Halim,a student Law Faculty at UGM, earned the Best Prosecution Oralist award in the prestigious competition, beating99 participants from 44 countries.
“I’m happy to have won the award in this competition and to have made UGM and Indonesia proud at the international level,” he said on Wednesday (1/6) on campus.
Wyncet said there were 59 teams from 44 countries participating in the event, including from Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, UK, Indonesia, Germany, India, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa. The competition consists of three stages: preliminary, quarter finals, and final rounds. The UGM team’s members were Wyncet Halim, Regina Wangsa W, M Ryandaru Danisworo, Yoga Praetya P, Bidadari Mahardhika R, Canna Zahra O, and Kay Jessica who did not bring awards home, finishing in the Big 9 of ICC MCC finalists.
“Despite this fact, we’re proud because we have shown progress compared to two years ago when we finished at the preliminary rounds,” he said.
Wyncet said their achievement was thanks to the support from trainers, lecturers, and the faculty and university. He hoped in the future that the UGM team would make more achievements at the world level.