The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are imbued with concern for environmental justice. Almost every goal from ending poverty to combatting climate change to revitalizing global partnerships is dependent on enhancing environmental justice. Goal 16, in particular, with its emphasis on access to justice and effective, accountable and inclusive institutions, highlights the strong connections between sustainable development and environmental justice.
We invite papers on one or more of the SDGs and various aspects of environmental justice, such as:
The sub themes for the symposium are as follows:
We encourage abstract submissions that are relevant to the above themes and sub themes i.e., those that focus on the interactions between Environmental Justice and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
All abstracts must be submitted by preferably no later than February 8th 2019 [extendable date 18th February 2019]. We do not anticipate an extension beyond that date and strongly encourage you to submit your abstracts well before the deadline! Abstracts will be reviewed by a committee of interdisciplinary scholars in the order they are received. Based on the academic rigor, relevance to conference theme, and innovativeness of the content, abstracts will be selected for the limited spots available for the presentation in the conference. To facilitate early registration and travel planning, the decision notifications regarding acceptance of abstracts to authors will be send by February 20 th, 2019.Abstracts must be submitted electronically by email to email@example.com.
Authors of accepted abstracts are invited to submit, by March 8th 2019, a full paper (maximum 5,000 words) that will be included in the conference materials. A selection of these papers will be considered for inclusion in a peer-reviewed edited volume and a special issue of the GNLU Journal of Law Development and Politics.
Guidelines for abstracts:Abstracts should be in paragraph form, without bullet points, and should be no more than 300 words. Additionally, the abstract body should include details regarding the background, purpose, methods, results, and conclusions. Please also indicate the theory analytical framework for the work and provide a description of the research methods used. Contributors are expected to explore the philosophical significance of the questions emerging within the scope of each theme.
|Registration (covers conference material and food)||Professionalsand academicians||Rs. 5000||$70|
|Local NGOs and communityworkers||Rs. 3000||$70|
|Graduate students||Rs. 1500||$70|
|On-campus accommodation||VIP Guesthouse (AC): Single room||Rs. 1700||$25|
|VIP Guesthouse (AC): Double (shared) room||Rs. 2300||$35|
Participants should send their registration fees, after acceptance of their abstracts, by Crossed Demand Draft in favour of the Registrar, Gujarat NationalLaw University, Gandhinagar. Please write your name and the title of the symposium on the reverse side of the draft or online payment link.
Link for online payment of registration fee https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
Link for online Registration Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1JOjAkDeH5ypUfhiUCMAX4Fwf3tMLpPgMsofU3kSk-VD2aw/viewform?usp=sf_link
**PLEASE NOTE** Individuals are limited to serving as presenter on only one paper but this does not preclude being a co-author on other papers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
We look forward to hosting you at the symposium!
~ 2019 Symposium Organizing Committee.
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