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Call for Papers: National Seminar on Environmental Law & Policy by MVN University and AGISS Research Institute: Submit by Aug 20

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MVN University and AGISS Research Institute are organizing a one-day National Seminar on “Environmental Law & Policy” in the Month of August/September 2022.

About the Organisers

MVN University is established under the Haryana State Private University Act 2006.

AGISS Research Institution is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit public policy organization.

About the Seminar 

AGISS Research Institute is organizing a one-day National Seminar on “Environmental Law & Policy” in the Month of August/September 2022. The date is yet to be finalized for the same and the same shall be conveyed at the earliest 3 weeks in advance. 

The objective of the Seminar is to provide the legal fraternity and academia with a platform where they can present their research and update society with the new developments and reforms taking place in the field of environmental law.

It is also done with the objective to provide law students, researchers, and Ph.D. Scholars, etc to present their research and help in the development of society. Its main aim is to develop within students, researchers, and Ph.D. Scholars, academia, etc with confidence, improve their research, writing, and presentation skills. 

Themes 

Environmental Law & Policy: Issues and Challenges  

Sub-themes

  • Environmental law with respect to cyberspace. 
  • Environmental law with respect to modern technique. 
  • Environmental law and the provision of the Indian Constitution. 
  • Environment pollution and government policies 
  • Environment pollution and health-related issues 
  • Environmental law with respect to Human Rights. 
  • Effectiveness of environmental related laws 
  • International regime on Environmental Law. 
  • Need for Sustainable Development 
  • Nuclear energy & Environmental Law. 
  • Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on environment & environmental law. 
  • Intellectual Property & the environment 
  • Environment & Judiciary 
  • Effectiveness of criminal and civil laws for the environment. 
  • Impact of global warming on nature and wildlife 
  • Effect of water pollution on aquatic life. 
  • Climate Change 
  • Air Pollution 
  • Protection of Oceans 
  • Access to Water 
  • Merging of Rivers 
  • River Tribunals in India 
  • Forests 
  • Biodiversity 
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Human Rights and Environment 
  • Protection of Environment in Armed Conflicts 
  • Environment and Indigenous Peoples 
  • Green Energy 
  • Waste Management 
  • International Trade and Environmental Protection 
  • Conventional Crimes of pollution 
  • Trade-related environmental crimes including smuggling of certain chemicals and Wild Life Products
  • Pollution and Crime arising out of Improper disposal of Waste 
  • Forest and Wildlife-related Crimes 
  • Polluting Oceans and Marine Resources 
  • Polluting Air and Outer space 
  • Falsifying data pertaining to environmental regulations 
  • Intergenerational responsibility, youth, and the environment 
  • Trusteeship of the Earth 
  • Ecosystems in the Indian Ocean region and climate vulnerability 
  • Or any other topic related to the theme of the seminar

Submission Guidelines 

  • Kindly do not submit the same paper to any journals/conferences/seminars etc. 
  • The submission must be the original work of the authors i.e., shouldn’t be plagiarized and also should be free from grammatical, spelling, and other errors. It must also not contain any defamatory words.
  • The author is required to include the declaration form stating that his work is original and hasn’t been published anywhere. 
  • Submission must be accompanied by an abstract of 300-500 words and author(s) affiliation with a minimum of 5 keywords. No Paper will be accepted without an abstract. 
  • Author’s Info to be attached
    • Name of the Author(s) 
    • Qualification
    • Name of the Institution/Organization 
    • Email Id & Phone Number 
  • The submission should be made in .doc/.docx/ format only. 
  • Co-authorship is allowed for up to a maximum of three (3) persons. 
  • Indian Law Institutes (ILI) rule of footnoting and citation style should strictly be followed in the submissions, non-compliance to which will lead to it being summarily rejected. 
  • The word limit for research papers is 2500 – 6000 words (maximum, excluding footnotes) 
  • The body of the paper should be in Times New Roman, with font size 12 and 1.5 line spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10 with single line spacing. 
  • Page borders should not be used. 
  • The email should entail the following: 
    • Abstract (without the author’s details). 
    • Cover Letter [with the name(s), institutional affiliation(s), and contact details of the author(s)].
    • Abstracts & research papers should strictly be submitted at Google Form Link. Notification of the selection of abstracts shall be sent to the participants two-three days from the submission of abstracts 

How to Submit?

Abstract and full paper through the Google form given at the end of this post.

Publication

  • AGISS Research Institute shall select remarkable papers presented during the Seminar, post the successful conclusion of the review process. 
  • Subsequently, the selected articles shall be published in a Book on Environmental Law to be published by AGISS Research Institute through an International Publisher or Indian Publisher with International Repute. 
  • The rest of the Articles shall be published in the articles section of the website of our think Tank. 
  • Certainty of publication of all papers received either in the book or in the article section of the think tank. 

Perks 

  • Best Paper Award: Certificate of Merit + INR 5,000 /- 
  • Best Paper Award (Student): Certificate of Merit + INR 2,000 /- 
  • Best 2 Presentation: Certificate of Merit + INR 1,000 /- 
  • Best 2 Presentation (Student): Certificate of Merit + INR 1,000 /- 
  • Certificate of Participation to All.

Venue 

  • Hybrid mode (Online & Offline) 
  • Offline Venue: MVN University, Palwal (Haryana).

Important Dates

  • The Last date for Abstract Submission: August 20, 2022
  • Final notification of selected abstracts: within 48 hrs of abstract submission 
  • Last date of Registration: August 15, 2022. 
  • The Last date for Submission of the full paper: October 31, 2022 
  • One-day seminar date: Either of the prospective date i.e., August 27 or 28 or Sept 3 or 4, 2022 (Subject to confirmation of our guests) 

Registration Details 

  • Paper Presentation / Submission / Registration Fees: INR 1,000 /- (inclusive of all taxes) 
  • Participation Fees for Seminar: INR 500 /- (inclusive of all taxes) 
  • Payment Details: 
    • Account Holder: AGISS Research Institute 
    • Account no.: Current Account no. 326621010000045 
    • Bank Name: Union Bank of India 
    • Branch Name: Faridabad Green field Branch 
    • IFSC: UBIN0932663 

Important Links 

  • Click Here to register as a participant in the seminar

Contact Information 

  • Mr. Harshit Kiran: +91 94724 34013 
  • Ms. Srishty Jaiswal: +91 96606 16396 
  • Mr. Sahil Chaudhary: +91 83770 77542 
  • Mr. Devesh Maurya: +91 98076 79324 
  • Or E-Mail with the subject “Query for National Seminar on Environmental Law & Policy” at [email protected] 

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