NLUO – Ganesh & Co. National Maritime Law Essay Writing Competition

NLUO – Ganesh & Co. National Maritime Law Essay Writing Competition

The Centre for Maritime Law, NLUO in collaboration with Ganesh & Co, Mumbai takes immense pleasure to announce the 1st NLUO – Ganesh & Co. National Maritime Law Essay Writing Competition, 2019. This competition bestows to act as a perfect opportunity for students to nurture their research and writing skills in the field of Maritime Law.

Theme

  • Jurisdictional and enforcement issues in International Maritime Laws.
  • Drafting of national laws to complement international law for effective enforcement: Indian context.
  • Maritime boundaries and dispute in Indian Ocean Region.
  • The role of arbitration in shipping law.
  • Piracy and Maritime Terrorism.
  • Autonomous Ships, and investment decisions.
  • Effect of climate change on Maritime Zones.
  • Emerging technological trends in Shipping and Maritime Industry.
  • Environmental impact through shipping.
  • Intersection of Human Rights and Maritime Law Enforcement.

Who can apply?

  • Submissions from all law students enrolled in 5 Year Integrated LLB, 3 Year LLB, LLM programme.

Submission Guidelines

  • The essay must be English language only and the submission shall be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx format in compatible mode).
  • Co-authorship to a maximum of two is permitted.
  • Only one submission is allowed per author. Submissions, both as co-author and single, will be treated as multiple submissions and will be disqualified as an entry to the competition.
  • There should not be any form of identification mark such as name of the author, University/College name etc. on the essay. Any form of identification will lead to disqualification.
  • The essay should be of 2500 – 3000 words, excluding abstract and footnotes.
  • The essay must contain an abstract of not more than 200 words including keywords
  • The write-ups shall have no plagiarism and should be the original work of the participant.
  • Essays must be sent by email at cmlnluoessay@gmail.com with the Subject "Submission for 1st NLUO – Ganesh & Co. National Maritime Law Essay Writing Competition 2019". Kindly attach your University/college identity card or bonafide certificate with the mail to help us verify your credentials.

Prizes

  • First Prize: Cash reward of 10,000 INR, one-month Internship with our Partner Ganesh & Co. and publication on official Centre for Maritime Law Blog.
  • Second Prize: Cash reward 6,000 INR and publication on official Centre for Maritime Law Blog.
  • Third Prize: Cash reward 4,000 INR and publication on official Centre for Maritime Law Blog.

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Registration: July 25th 2019
  • Last Date of Registration: July 25th 2019
  • Last date of Submission: July 28th 2019
  • Date of Declaration of Results: September 20th 2019

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