This may include principles or provisions of the Paris Agreement and its Katowice Rulebook; recent trends in climate change dispute settlement and litigation; the challenges and opportunities of design, implementation and reform of legal and institutional frameworks for climate mitigation, adaptation/resilience or finance; climate aspects of trade and investment instruments; and human rights and climate justice.Essays may also address any aspect of the following final draft themes for the CLGI’s upcoming Climate Law and Governance Day 2019, which will take place on December 6, alongside COP25: ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students.Every year René Cassin runs a ‘Human Writes’ essay competition to get people thinking about important human rights issues.
The winners are: GOLD: Sujay Natson – Singapore Jellie Molino – Phillipines SILVER: Stine Bagge – Sweden Anna Zam – New Zealand Smith Wonderson Chaoneka – Malawi BRONZE: Filip Nawrot & Michal Labno – Poland Pauline Le Fur – France Nina Araneta-Alana – Phillipines Paul Rink – USA HONOURABLE MENTIONS: Wahyu Syafi’ul Mubarok – Indonesia Nurul Hasanah – Indonesia Aayush Pandey – India Congratulations again to all who participated.
If you are an undergraduate or graduate student who is passionate about climate law and governance, make sure to look out for future essay competitions and opportunities offered by CLGI. If you are a student who is passionate about climate law and governance issues, look out for future essay competitions offered by the CLGI, and other opportunities to be involved in climate law and governance.
Do you have ideas for how legal instruments and institutional reforms can contribute to addressing climate change challenges?
Then enter the 2019 Global Climate Law and Governance Essay Competition!
He will be looking for well written, well argued and well researched articles.
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student, interested in researching the legal and governance challenges posed by climate change?SUBMISSION: Send your entry and a SHORT BIOGRAPHY to [email protected] September 22nd, 2019.See the following flyers for more information in English, French and Spanish.Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: 1) Undergraduate student and 2) Graduate student.The winning students will be recognized at the July 2018 meeting of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition.Submit your essay through the essay competition website which will be open April 1st.Submissions should be written in the form of an analytical or critical paper that raises thought-provoking questions.For example, potential essay topics might include: the applications of a scientific approach or a new technology to address specific human rights concerns; an analysis of synergies between human rights obligations and the social responsibilities of scientists, engineers and/or health professionals; or the ways in which full implementation of the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress may influence realization of other human rights.These examples are only provided to spark ideas: students are encouraged to write essays that reflect their own ideas, interests, and insights.He will be looking for well written, well argued and well researched articles.The essays will be judged by Britain’s best known commentator on the law, Joshua Rozenberg QC (Hon). Please email [email protected] your submissions and any other questions you may have.