The Human Rights in Business Writing Competition is co-sponsored by the Globernance Institute of Democratic Governance and the European Union. This competition is designed to encourage student scholarly inquiry into human rights topics and afford emerging student scholars an opportunity to develop their research and contributions by interacting with preeminent international law scholars and jurists.
Submissions: Entries should address a procedural or substantive issue in human rights and business. The papers must be written in English and may have a maximum length of 8000 words including footnotes, if used. All conclusions by the author, other than the author’s opinions, should be documented to the extent practicable by detailed footnotes. Papers must be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: Contestants must be individuals currently enrolled at the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level.
Prize: The student author of the top paper will receive consideration for publication. Additionally, the winning author will be invited to present his or her paper at a special Human Rights Student Scholars Workshop involving the Globernance Institute for Democratic Governance and the European Law Students Association (ELSA).
Judging: Papers will be judged on quality of analysis and writing. The Judges Panel will include experts from the Human Rights in Business project.
Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2015
Rules and Guidelines:
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