GNLU Model United Nations Society’s Essay Writing Competition, 2020: Register by Aug 20

About GNLU

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar, India is a University established by the Government of the State of Gujarat under the Gujarat National Law University Act, 2003. This University is based in the capital city of Gujarat i.e. Gandhinagar, about 10 kilometres north to the Ahmedabad metropolis.

The GNLU Model United Nations Society was founded in March 2015 with an aim to promote and foster a MUN culture, which would facilitate debate and deliberation over key international law and political issues.

This is facilitated through Intra MUNs held every semester, and to further this aim, the society is working to host a national level inter-college and school level MUN which would draw experienced delegates and MUN enthusiasts from across the country to actively debate on pertinent issues, learn the nuances of diplomacy and establish MUNs as an important tool for awareness and conflict resolution.

About the Competition

The Essay Writing Competition, 2020 seeks to address the issues that have been brought forth by the coronavirus. We hope to answer the questions of compatibility and conflict between in present and times to come. The main objective of the Competition is to initiate an intellectual churning process for realizing the nexus between law and diplomacy.

It endeavours to encourage and promote creative, logical thinking and knowledge of understanding and research amongst students. The criteria for the award shall be lucidity, understanding, novelty, and coherence of thought process.

Theme

  • COVID-19 and it’s the effect on Global Geopolitics.
  • Access to Online Education: Countering Challenges Across the Globe.
  • WHO and COVID 19 Response: Efficient or Elusive.

How to Register?

The registration fee is Rs. 100/-

Step 1: Pay the Registration Fees here.

Step 2: Fill up the Expression of Intrest, here before 20th August.

Step 3: Send in your essay before 27th September

Submission Guidelines

  • Essays must not be longer than 3,000 words. It must be accompanied by an abstract of not more than 300 words. The abstract will be used by the jury to make a pre-selection.
  • All submissions must be in Times New Roman, 12 Font Size, 1.5 Line Spacing and Headings/Titles must be in Capital.
  • Quotes and references must be clearly marked throughout the essay (preferably in italics) and properly hyperlinked.
  • Submissions can only be made online, in English. All submissions are to be electronically mailed ONLY at munsoc[at]gnlu.ac.in with the subject ‘ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION’.
  • Entries will be accepted only in MS WORD format.
  • The identity of the author is not allowed to be indicated anywhere in the text. References to specific individuals, firms, or schools, which might reveal the author’s identity are strongly discouraged and shall be liable to be disqualified without any refund of the registration fees.
  • Entries should be accompanied by a cover page with the author/s name, mailing address, telephone, fax numbers, and e-mail address; name, address of the institution where the student is enrolled, year of study.
  • Send the payment receipt along with your essay.

Terms and Conditions

  • GNLU MUN Society reserves the right to modify the format and content of the submissions for publication purposes.
  • The decision of the Jury shall be final and will not be subject to an appeal.
  • GNLU MUN Society shall take no responsibility in any matter arising out of any dispute as regards the authenticity of the submitted work.

Prizes

  • First Prize: INR 5,000/-
  • Second Prize: INR 3,000/-
  • Third Prize: INR 2,000/-

Contact Information

Email: munsoc[at]gnlu.ac.in

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