Call For Papers: NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School Of Law's Nat'l Seminar On Environment & Wildlife Protection [16th Feb]

Call For Papers: NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School Of Law

NMIMS Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, Mumbai, will soon hold a national seminar on 'Protection and Improvement of Environment and Safeguarding of Forests and Wildlife: Challenges and Remedies' and has invited papers for presentation at the seminar.

Dates of the Seminar:16th February 2019

Sub-Themes:

  1. Legal Framework for Protecting Environment and Wildlife in India

  2. Effectiveness of International Conventions pertaining to Environment and Wildlife conservation and protection laws and their implementation.

  3. Constitutionality of animal rights and the role of the government in protection of animal right in India.

  4. Animals' right to a natural habitat vis-à-vis humans' right to development.

  5. Animal ethics and need to regulate cruelty towards animals as a part of tradition and as a source of entertainment.

  6. The growing business of Poaching as a result of unemployment in tribal areas.

  7. Approach of Judiciary towards protection and conservation of Environment and Wildlife in India.

  8. Role of indigenous communities in the preservation and conservation of Biodiversity in India.

  9. Environmental Economics, Politics and Policies

  10. Sustainable Development and 'New India'

  11. Initiatives stimulating employment and Environment Conservation

  12. Concept of Eco-Tourism in Protected Areas

  13. Need for initiatives such as health care facilities to Animals, Animal census and monitoring to prevent poaching and other illegal practices.

  14. Human and Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

  15. Impact and Role of Technology in Protection and Conservation of Environment.

Important Dates:


  • Last date of abstract submission: 20th December 2018

  • Communication of shortlisted abstracts: 25th December 2018

  • Last date for payment and submission of registration form: 10th January 2019

  • Last date for full paper submission: 20th January 2019

The abstract, soft copy submissions and queries related to the seminar should be addressed via email to nmims.solseminar2019@gmail.com.

The Brochure for the Seminar can be accessed here