Asters' associate Anna Tkachova, member of team representing Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, Institute of International Relations, won the Ukrainian National Round of Philip C. Jessup Public International Law Moot Court Competition. The National Round took place on 14-16 February 2014 at the Higher Commercial Court of Ukraine. The team was coached by Asters' associate Volodymyr Solohub. Anna Tkachova also ranked second in the overall National Round Best Oralist selection.
The National Champion Team will represent Ukraine at the International Rounds in Washington, D.C., USA, on 6-12 April 2014. Over 550 law schools representing more than 80 countries on five continents participate each year in the competition.
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Phillip C. Jessup Competition is the world's longest standing and most prestigious public international law moot court competition held according to the principles the UN International Court of Justice.