Global Academy (Hybrid) on NATURAL RESOURCE LAW & GOVERNANCETurin, Italy | 14-24 April 2026


The delegate participants (in-person and virtual) will have to submit their ABSTRACTS within the Registration Form or just after applying online.

Each delegate participant is required to present one Research Paper, Review Paper, Analytical Paper or Case Work. The paper or casework will be of minimum 3000 words to maximum 18000 words. But, at the time of application, only Abstract is needed.

This Abstract should be between minimum 300 words and maximum 1000 words. Abstract should relate to any related topic given in Schedule. Your topic may differ from the topics given in Schedule but should be within broader frame of major heads. It is advisable to prepare the Abstract in MS Word prior to initiating the Online Registration Process (online registration will ask the Title of the Abstract).

The abstract should contain the following:
  1. Title (maximum 7 words)
  2. Author(s)’ Name and Affiliation
  3. Keywords (maximum 5)
  4. Body text should contain the description of
    1. Introduction
    2. Methodology
    3. Core research or experiment or casework
    4. Salient findings

Guidelines for Preparation of Full Manuscript of the Full Paper or Article or Case Work

Article type:
One Column

    Manuscript organization:
  1. All manuscripts are expected to be prepared as a single MS Word document with the complete text, references, tables and figures included. Any revised manuscripts prepared for publication should be sent as a single editable Word document.
  2. Manuscripts should be written in English with 12 pt Times New Roman font in single line space. Title, author(s), and affiliations should all be included on a title page as the first page of the manuscript file, followed by a 300 word abstract and 3-5 keywords. The order they follow is: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction.
  3. Total length may be between 3000 and 18000 words.
  4. Figure and table requirement:
  5. All figures or photographs must be submitted as jpg or tif files with distinct characters and symbols at 500 dpi (dots per inch). Test your figures by printing them from a personal computer. The online version should look relatively similar to the personal-printer copy. Tables and equations should be in an editable rather than image version. Tables must be edited with Word. Equations must be edited with Equation Editor. Figures, tables and equations should be numbered and cited as Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc. in sequence.
  6. How to count page numbers:
  7. Before submission or after acceptance, type your manuscript single spaced, and make all the characters in the text, tables, figure legends, footnotes and references in a single typeface and point size as 10 pt Times New Roman. This will save space, make it easier for reviewers and editors to process the submitted work, and contributes to slowing down global warming by using less paper.
  8. References format:
  9. We will prefer the OSCOLA referencing format for legal and policy texts. Further detailed information about the referencing and citations should be retrieved from Journal of Environmental Law & Policy
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