January 17, 2022

Webinar on ‘Pandemic Environmental Challenges’ at CELPR, NLUD: Register Now!

NLU Delhi

About the National Law University, Delhi

National Law University, Delhi, also known as NLU Delhi is a state-level Law University which was established in 2008. Out of the 23 NLUs in the country, NLU Delhi is among the leading ones. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is accredited with an A Grade with a score of 3.59 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Admissions and the course curriculum at NLU Delhi are as per the legal regulations prescribed by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The University was ranked 2 for Law by the NIRF in 2020 and 2019. It was also ranked 5 for Law by The Week in 2019.

About CELPR, National Law University, Delhi

The Centre was established in August 2016 with Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh as Patron, in accordance with the rules and regulations of National Law University, Delhi. The fundamental objective of the Centre is to promote legal education and research in the field of environmental law. The Centre shall be taking up projects which will herald the confluence of academic and expert insights on environmental issues pertinent to contemporary times. The Centre aims at supporting academic and policy-oriented dialogues in the areas of environmental law.

About the Opportunity

Pandemic challenges to environment are varied, complex and interdisciplinary in nature. Increasing development and shrinking habitats of wildlife has resulted in multiple human wildlife conflicts globally. Such conflicts have pernicious outcomes for humans and ecological systems. Past experience has shown us that zoonotic diseases are transmitted to humans via
intermediate wild animals. Developing countries like India are especially vulnerable to such global catastrophes due to high population density, weak health care infrastructure, poverty, illiteracy etc. It has displaced livelihoods, destroyed economies and has put unbearable strain on waste management. In the short term, rapid environmental gains are seen in the form of
reduction of air pollution. However, as the economies will try to revive themselves, GHG emissions will again rise exponentially diminishing any short-term gain.

The present Webinar is an effort to understand the wide-ranging impact of Covid- 19 on human health and environment as well as providing a roadmap for dealing with such issues in the future at the domestic and international level.


  • Justice Gita Mittal
    (Former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court)
  • Prof. (Dr.) Philippe Cullet
    (SOAS University of London)
  • Mr. Ritwick Dutta
    (Founder LIFE, Leading Environmental Lawyer in India)


To register, Click here


  • Certificates will only be provided to candidates who have registered and attended the whole programme. Limited Seats!
  • Availability on a first come first serve basis.
  • Preference will be given to pre-registered candidates.

Important date

  • Date: 5th June 2021
  • Timing: 11 A.M – 1 P.M


Vishwendra Panwar

e-Mail ID: [email protected]

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