Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University is organising an International Seminar on Exploring the Role of International Institutions in Resolving Contemporary Issues 2024.

Faculty of Law, Banaras Hindu University is organising a Three-day International Seminar On “Exploring The Role Of International Institutions In Resolving Contemporary Issues” from March 1-3, 2024.

(Papers are invited for presentation in the seminar. )



Themes And Sub-Themes:

1. International Law and Politics

  • Globalisation versus nationalistic tendencies
  • Role of the United Nations in establishing and maintaining peace
  • International law: Peace, Order and Justice.
  • Human Rights and the Issue of food security during conflict
  • Mutual Legal Assistance among States for extradition

2. Law and International Trade

  • Food Security, Investment, Investors, and the issue of national security
  • The politics of selling crude oil
  • Dispute settlement mechanism in international trade
  • Bilateral and regional trade organisation and challenges to multilateral structures
  • European Regime of Corporate Sustainability and its impact

3. International Law and Environmental Protection

  • Paris Agreement/CoP 27/CoP 28 and its relevance
  • Pollution, carbon credits, and the responsibility to control greenhouse gases.
  • Interplay of national and international legal regimes in the conservation of the environment
  • Indigenous population, industrial development, regulatory agencies and law
  • R&D on Genome Science and legal framework to regulate and facilitate it.

4. International Law and Health

  • International institutions and the task of health crisis management
  • Evolving contemporary medical jurisprudence
  • Sustainable Development and technological support for hunger eradication
  • Organ transplant: Between legality and illegality
  • International organizations and global food supply chain

5. International law and the vulnerable sections of society

  • Challenges faced by women during the time of conflict
  • Rights of children and threats posed by 3 C’s
  • Balancing the rights of labour and economic development
  • Challenges faced by labour and the role of international law.
  • International Responsibility to Protect Local Cultures

Important Dates

Last date of Paper Submission: 31st January, 2024

Acceptance / Rejection of Paper: Within One Week of Paper Submission.

Last date of Registration: 20th February, 2024

Date of Seminar: 1-3 March, 2024

Submission Guidelines:

  • Only one submission is allowed per author.
  • Co-authorship to a maximum of three authors is permitted. (Co-authors must register separately)
  • Only original papers will be considered for the conference.
  • No part of it should have been published earlier anywhere else, nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere.
  • Any form of plagiarism will result in disqualification.
  • Identification mark of the author, or the affiliated institution (if any) should not be found in any part of the article.
  • Abstracts of not more than 300 words. The full-length research paper should be within 3000 words (including footnotes).
  • The paper shall be in Microsoft Word format.
  • Potential contributors are required to adhere to a uniform mode of citation (4th edition of OSCOLA style of Citation is recommended).
  • All abstracts/papers must be written in Times New Roman with font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing. Footnote font size 10 without spacing.

Registration Procedure

The Paper shall be submitted through email: iclawbhu2024@gmail.com

For Registration: https://forms.gle/JN1NeTwopSd8FRa66


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