Throughout its existence, the Telders Competition has enjoyed the support of several prominent members of the ICJ and the international legal world.
The late Judge C-A. Fleischhauer, Judge Stephen M. Schwebel (ICJ) and Judge Gilbert Guillaume (former President, ICJ) have been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Competition. The present Chairman is Judge Giorgio Gaja (ICJ).
The Telders International Law Moot Court is incoporated as a foundation, and has various prominent academics and professionals who chair the Supervisory Board:
H.E. Judge James Crawford† , International Court of Justice
Prof. dr. John Dugard, Leiden University
Prof. dr. Nico Schrijver, Dutch Council of State; Leiden University (emeritus)
Prof. dr. Liesbeth Lijnzaad, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Maastricht University
Prof. dr. Niels Blokker, Leiden University
Ms. Hanna Thuránszky, Former Director Telders Organizing Office
Ms. Mette Léons, Telders Organizing Office
The Telders International Law Moot Court Competition mourns the loss of Judge James Crawford, distinguished Supervisory Board Member since 2018 and Member of the Final Bench at the 2016 and 2018 competitions. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.