UPH succeed in winning second place at the FDI International level competitions and making UPH as the first university of Southeast Asian origin who managed to become a finalist since the competition was held in 2008
(left to right) FDI Faculty of Law (FH) UPH Team: Josua Gantan (2014), Charvia (2013), Nathania Hendarta (2012) and Nadya Mulya (2013)
Faculty of Law Pelita Harapan University (UPH) represents Indonesia in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) International Arbitration Moot (Moot International Foreign Investment) competition, which took place at Kings College London on October 29 to November 1, 2015. Previous FH UPH has won FDI Moot Asia-Pacific Regional Rounds in Seoul, Korea. A victory which sent the team FDI FH UPH in global competition final round that is followed 51 university teams from around the world, among others are UPH and Gadjah Mada University (Indonesia), Georgetown University, Harvard Law School, Pepperdine University, Suffolk University (USA), and Monash University (Australia). In addition there were also participants from the Centro Universitrio Curitiba (Brazil), Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (India), the host of King's College London, University of Ottawa (Canada), Yonsei Law School (Republic of Korea) and Istanbul ehir University (Turkey).
"UPH team deliver an excellent appearance, with previously succeed in managing to outperform University of Denver Sturm College of Law in the quarter-finals and National Law School of India Universityin the semi-finals, but in the final round UPH was defeated by the University of Athens, until finally became the second winner," Said Jessica Los Banos coach of FDI FH UPH.
As reported by Antara News Agency-London, UPH won second place at the FDI International level competitions and making UPH as the first university of Southeast Asian origin who managed to become a finalist since the competition was held in 2008. In addition to being the second winner, UPH also won the category of being the third Highest Ranked Team competition held at Kings College London on 29 October to 1 November 2015. UPH also carries an award donated by Nadya Mulya, team members FDI FH UPH, as the Honorable Mention Best Speaker Award.
By following this international competition, it is expected to help law students of UPH to further develop their potential. This is in line with the expectations of the organizers, that FDI in 2015 can become a means to assist law students worldwide in acquiring practical knowledge related to issues regarding investor or State Arbitration, and become a media to monitor developments in the world of law and the new potential people, both for academics and legal practitioners.
On the results obtained, the Indonesian ambassador to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, Hamzah Thayeb said Indonesia is also proud of the achievements of these children of the nation. (mt/Mf)