Cartoon Making Competition on International Peace Day, by UILS, Panjab University: Register by Sep 30

cartoon making competition on international peace day by uils panjab univeristy

UILS, Panjab University is organizing a Cartoon Making Competition on the eve of International Peace Day.

About Panjab University, Chandigarh

One of the oldest universities in India, Panjab University (PU) established in Lahore in 1882, has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts, and sports. The glorious traditions of the University established during more than 138 years of its service to the nation are a source of inspiration for the present generation of faculty members and students.

About University Institute of Legal Studies

University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS) was established as the constituent department of Panjab University, in the academic session 2004-05. During a short period, it has emerged as one of the premier legal Institutes with a unique blend of tradition and modernity. Students are trained in the essence of the substantive laws, techniques of procedural laws, methods of client counselling, and skills in legal and social sciences research, etc.

About International Peace Day

“ Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds.” -Mahatma Gandhi

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981by the United Nations GeneralAssembly.Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire.Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.

The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24hours of non-violence and cease-fire.In 2021, as we heal from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inspired to think creatively and collectively about how to help everyone recover better, how to build resilience, and how to transform our world into one that is more equal, more just, equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and healthier.

The pandemic is known for hitting the underprivileged and marginalised groups the hardest. By April 2021, over 687 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but over 100 countries have not received a single dose. People caught in conflict are especially vulnerable in terms of lack of access to healthcare.In line with the Secretary-General’s appeal for a global ceasefire last March, in February 2021 the Security Council unanimously passed a resolution calling for Member States to support“ sustained humanitarian pause” to local conflicts. The global cease-fire must continue to be honoured, to ensure people caught in conflict have access to lifesaving vaccinations and treatments.

The pandemic has been accompanied by a surge in stigma, discrimination, and hatred, which only cost more lives instead of saving them: the virus attacks all without caring about where we are from or what we believe in. Confronting this common enemy of humankind, we must be reminded that we are not each other’s enemy. To be able to recover from the devastation of the pandemic, we must make peace with one another.And we must make peace with nature. Despite the travel restrictions and economic shutdowns, climate change is not on pause. What we need is a green and sustainable global economy that produces jobs, reduces emissions, and builds resilience to climate impacts. The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world”.

Celebrate peace by standing up against acts of hate online and offline, and by spreading compassion, kindness, and hope in the face of the pandemic, and as we recover. UILS this year is celebrating the International Peace Day by organizing a cartoon making competition. Come and participate in the competition.


  • The competition is open to all the students pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s/PG degree or Certificate course from any affiliated University/College/Institute.
  • The competition is also open to the school students.
  • No restriction on the number of entries from one university/college/institute/school.

Theme for Competition

Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World

NOTE: One is free to choose any topic besides the above given theme on the condition that it is relevant to the International Peace day and it should fulfil the objective of Peace day.

Registration & Submission

  • No registration is required.
  • One is required to register and submit one’s entry at the same time in the same google registration form.
  • Participants can register their enteries upto September 30, 2021 by clicking the link given at the end of this post.
  • There’s no registration fee for the Competition.

Submission Guidelines

  • Each participant can submit one entry.
  • A valid identity proof of College/ University must be attached with an entry.
  • Participants can send their entries via Google form upto 30th September, 2021.
  • Comic and cartoon drawings can be with or without words (in English) and the submission can be composed of one cartoon or a series of comic strip.
  • It can be made on the A3/A4 size sheet with margins drawn with black ink if handmade.
  • All submitted comics are subject to approval and may not be accepted if found to be offensive.
  • The theme should be the main focus.
  • Name and class of study of the participant along with College/University name must be clearly mentioned on the sheet.
  • *Note: No kind of Plagiarism would be tolerated and the same would lead to the disqualification.


  • 1st Prize: Rs. 1200 plus Certificate of Merit (E-Certificate)
  • 2nd Prize: Rs.1000plus Certificate of Merit (E-Certificate)
  • Certificate of Recognition (E-Certificate) to Top 5 Winners
  • Certificate of Participation (E-Certificate) to All Organizers

Prof. (Dr.) Rajinder Kaur, Director, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Dr. Pushpinder Kaur, Associate Professor (Law), University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh

Contact Information

  • Prakhar Sharma: 9813755975
  • Vaibhavv Goyal: 9781520216

In case of any Registration and Certificate query, feel free to contact the below-mentioned coordinators :

  • Vanshika: 6283178705 
  • Jasmine Bedi: 7009951811
  • Riya Khanna: 7087969084
  • Ramandeep: 9517033222
  • Aman Sharma: 7988366844

Click here to register for the cartoon making competition.

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