CFP: Seminar on Emerging Issues in Environmental Laws @ ICFAI Law School, Dehradun [Mar 30-31]: Submit by March 15


The Stockholm Declaration recognized that man is a part of nature, and life depends on it. U. Thant, the then secretary General, United Nations, in Stockholm Conference appealed “Like or not, we are travelling together on a common planet and we have no national alternative but to work together, to make an environment in which we and our children can live a full and peaceful life”.

The present seminar focuses on global and national environmental laws and policies in analyzing the need of different countries to manage and control the bio-diversity, climate change, water and air pollution, land degradation, the depletion of ozone layer and persistent organic pollutants etc. for sustainable development.

  • Call for Papers

Research Papers/Articles and Case Studies from legal fraternity are invited for presentation in the National Seminar. Communication of acceptance will be sent to authors for presentation. Co-authorship is allowed, but each author is required to register and pay the registration fee individually.

     – The Seminar will focus on following Issues/ Sub-themes:

  • Environmental Law- Principles and Policies in India
  • Global Warming, Climate Change and Depletion of Ozone Layer
  • Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development: Indian Legal Perspective
  • Green Economy, Poverty Eradication and Human Resource Development
  • Technological Advancement and Environment Degradation
  • Protecting the Marine Environment: Role of Environmental Law and Policy
  • Biodiversity and Natural Resources at Global and National level
  • Protection of Flora and Fauna: National Scenario
  • Environmental Issues and Dispute Resolution Mechanism
  • Public Participation for Enforcement of Environmental Laws in India
  • Environment and the Role of Supreme Court of India

Above identified issues /sub-themes are only illustrative. Participants may select the related topics covered under the main theme.

     – Important Dates

  • Last date for Abstract Submission: March 15, 2018
  • Last Date for Communication of Acceptance of Abstract: March 18, 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of Full Paper: March 25, 2018
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    – Submission Guidelines

  • The submission shall consist of an abstract and full paper.
  • An abstract shall not be more than 300 words excluding title and keywords.
  • The length of the paper should not exceed 3000 words.
  • Footnotes must conform to the authoritative standard, rules of legal citation and must include a description of each authority adequate enough to be understood by a reader.
  • The abstract and full-length paper must include Title, Author(s) Name & Designation, Name of the institution of the researcher, Mob. No. and e-mail address.
  • Paper should be submitted in MS Word format with the subject “National Seminar on Emerging Issues Relating to Environmental Laws: National Perspectives”.
  • Cover-page must contain name, nationality, e-mail, contact number, and name of the college/university along with the address of the participants.
  • In case of co-authorship, the covering letter should include details of all the authors.
  • Submission of abstract and full paper must be made to [email protected]

Delegates must submit the hard copy of his/her paper on the day of seminar, at registration desk.

   – The paper should be in the following format: Font Type: Times New Roman, Font Size: 12, Line Spacing: 1.5, Foot Note Size: 10

   – Contact

  • Anshuman Sahoo: 7895194740
  • Tarun Kumar: 7060471943
  • Basuki Nath Pandey: 7060471936
  • Ashish Kumar Rai: 9918473419
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