Call for Papers: National Seminar on Emerging Issues Relating to Environmental Laws @ ICFAI Law School, Dehradun [Mar 30-31]

Call for Papers: National Seminar on Emerging Issues Relating to Environmental Laws @ ICFAI Law School, Dehradun [Mar 30-31]

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

  • 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.


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.

  • 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 ils@iudehradun.edu.in

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


For any queries Contact:

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

For Registration Form and Brochure click here

For Poster click here