Global Climate Law and Governance Legal Essay Competition

Ages:Undergraduate, Graduate

Type:Submission

Categories:Environment, Global Affairs

Scope:International

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

​Are you interested in researching the legal and governance challenges posed by climate change? Do you have ideas for how legal and institutional instruments can contribute to addressing the challenges posed by climate change? Then enter the 2017 Climate Law and Governance Essay Competition!

This annual essay competition is held by the Center for International Sustainable Development Law, the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge, the Faculty of Law University of Nairobi, the CR2 at the University of Chile, the Ateneo School of Governance in Manila and others, and is supported by the partners of Climate Law and Governance Day (CLGD).

Benefits include the following:

  • Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.
  • The best entries will receive a cash prize between $500 – $200 CAD
  • Be published by CISDL and be invited to submit their essays to MJSDL for possible publication
  • Have the opportunity to participate in the climate moot held during CLGD 2017 if they so desire.

Students submit Essays that should be 6,000 to 10,000 words in length (excluding footnotes) and should use a consistent legal citation style. Essays are encouraged to use the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, but the choice of legal citation style will not influence essay judging. An abstract and a table of contents are recommended. Submissions can be made in English or French. Essay topics vary from year to year based on the themes of the Climate Law and Governance Day conference.

A "Climate Essay International Jury" will review the essays and score them based on a rubric - see website for complete details.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.climatelawgovernance.org/student-involvement/

Managing Organization: Climate Law and Governance Initiative

Contact:

climate-essay@cisdl.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate, Graduate.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

​Are you interested in researching the legal and governance challenges posed by climate change? Do you have ideas for how legal and institutional instruments can contribute to addressing the challenges posed by climate change? Then enter the 2017 Climate Law and Governance Essay Competition!

This annual essay competition is held by the Center for International Sustainable Development Law, the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law, the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge, the Faculty of Law University of Nairobi, the CR2 at the University of Chile, the Ateneo School of Governance in Manila and others, and is supported by the partners of Climate Law and Governance Day (CLGD).

Benefits include the following:

  • Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.
  • The best entries will receive a cash prize between $500 – $200 CAD
  • Be published by CISDL and be invited to submit their essays to MJSDL for possible publication
  • Have the opportunity to participate in the climate moot held during CLGD 2017 if they so desire.

Process

Students submit Essays that should be 6,000 to 10,000 words in length (excluding footnotes) and should use a consistent legal citation style. Essays are encouraged to use the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, but the choice of legal citation style will not influence essay judging. An abstract and a table of contents are recommended. Submissions can be made in English or French. Essay topics vary from year to year based on the themes of the Climate Law and Governance Day conference.

Criteria

A "Climate Essay International Jury" will review the essays and score them based on a rubric - see website for complete details.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.climatelawgovernance.org/student-involvement/

Managing Organization: Climate Law and Governance Initiative

Contact:

climate-essay@cisdl.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Undergraduate, Graduate.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.