PAPERLESS MOOT COURT
SGT University, Gurgaon, recently organised a paper less environmental law moot court competition in association with Indian National Bar Association (INBA), Delhi, from March 4-6, 2016.
The proceedings and marking during the SGT University-INBA national moot court competition 2016 were paperless. The moot proposition for the competition was based on environmental and constitutional law. The event was primarily meant to create awareness and stimulate interest in environment law in academic institutions throughout the subcontinent. It was also aimed at helping students develop advocacy skills in an environment of healthy competition. It was also a step towards achieving the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs), by addressing the issue of climate change and talking about the urgent measures needed to tackle adverse climate conditions.
SGT University and INBA have entered into a partnership to support SDGs. Through this competition, they support: z Goal 13 -Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts z Goal 15 -Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss z Goal 17 -Revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development as the successful sustainable development agenda requires partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society Among those present on the occasion were Uday U Lalit, judge, Supreme Court of India; Vijay Sampla, Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment; PK Malhotra, secretary, Union Ministry of Law & Justice; Clara Tönnesmann, attorney-at-law, Janert Rechtsanwalte, Germany.
Article Originally Published in:Mar 14 2016 : The Times of India (Delhi) [Education Times]