Call for Submissions | HPNLU Green Gazette

ABOUT THE ORGANISING CENTRE

Centre for Environment and Disaster Management (CEDM) is a specialized Centre, established by Himachal Pradesh National Law University, Shimla, for conducting socio-legal research in the field of environment protection & disaster management, and to assist the governments in making better laws and policies. The Centre aims to serve as a research and training center in the field of environmental law and policy. It further aims to initiate and promote regional, national as well as international collaboration, fund-raising for environmental cause. The center intends to achieve the following objectives:

  • To inculcate environmental awareness and sensitivity about the various environmental-related issues among the various stakeholders;
  • To impart comprehensive knowledge in environmental law and policy;
  • To develop an understanding on key environmental issues relating to national and international importance;
  • To develop practical skills to facilitate effective implementation of environmental laws;
  • To upgrade the competencies of various professionals about the environmental issues and its protection;
  • To conduct various theme-based activities on the protection of an environment and sustainability.

ABOUT THE NEWSLETTER

The CEDM newsletter “HPNLU GREEN GAZETTE” endeavors to create a space which fosters independent academic thought, inculcate a culture of research and ignite conversations on matters of environmental jurisprudence and environmental values.

With the object of furthering discussion on environmental jurisprudence and values, the CEDM- Newsletter welcomes submissions from students, academicians, law practitioners & every environmental cause enthusiast on rolling basis.

THEME

Any piece work that is related to environmental cause and environmental jurisprudence.

STRUCTURE OF NEWSLETTER

The Green Gazette is a quarterly newsletter which consists five parts

The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles which are in general related to environment other than law.

The Green Clause: This section deals with articles which are exclusively related to environmental law.

The Green Column: This section deals with short writings which is a combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.

The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues

The Green Challenge: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.

GUIDELINES

  • The entries (short-articles, columns, poems, paintings & photographs) must be the original work of the author(s) and must not have been sent for consideration at any other place for presentation or publication. The work should not be plagiarized.
  • Co-authorship up to two authors is allowed for the articles.
  • The short-articles/columns/poems must be submitted in an MS-Word document and painting/photographs must be submitted in .jpg/.png form to cedm@hpnlu.ac.in
  • The article must include a brief description of the author.
  • The authors shall receive an acknowledgement email on the receipt of the article by the Editorial Board.
  • The copyright of the articles shall automatically transfer to CEDM-HPNLU, Shimla editorial board.
  • In relation to all the disputes, the decision of the editorial board shall be final and binding.

SPECIFIC GUIDELINES

  • The Green Report: This section of the newsletter deals with articles which are in general related to environment other than law.
  • We prefer an article that is between 1500-2000 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the content so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.
  • All the relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked (as endnotes) in the text of the submission itself.
  • The Green Clause: This section deals with articles which are exclusively related to environmental law.
  • We prefer an article that is between 1500-2000 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the content so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.
  • All the relevant sources must be duly acknowledged and hyperlinked (as endnotes) in the text of the submission itself.
  • The Green Column: This section deals with short writings which are the combination of both the legal and non-legal aspects of environmental issues.
  • We prefer an article that is between 500-1000 words. However, flexibility is allowed if the content so requires, and the quality is ensured.
  • The content should be written in Times New Roman Font with a size of 12. Line Spacing is to be maintained at Single.
  • The Green Rhyme: This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your poem writing skills related to environmental issues.
  • The submissions must be either in Hindi or English language only in typed the version in MS-Word format.
  • The Green Challenge:This section gives you an opportunity to showcase your painting and photography skills related to environmental issues.
  • Paintings/Drawings (colored) should be submitted in scanned versions in portrait mode (vertical). (in .jpg or .png format)
  • Photographs should be submitted in the vertical horizon. (in .jpg or .png format)

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