Instructions for application

To complete the application, please make sure to include:

  • An electronic photograph of each team member
  • A team motivation letter (500 words)
  • A legal paper addressing the following question (1000 words): According to your team, what is the most significant emerging issue related to modern warfare that is relevant for international humanitarian law, and which should be a focus of future international discussions on the clarification and/or development of IHL?
  • Three dates on which the team is prepared to to participate in training offered by the Finnish Red Cross

Deadline for applications is 31 January 2018.

Please note that the documents are not merely for administrative purposes. All documents have to be as convincing as possible.


 How can I participate, if I am not taking part in the competition?

Further, Finnish Red Cross recruits a limited number of volunteers to help with the organizational and administrative issues during the competition. If you would like to volunteer, please contact