Call for Submissions: South Asian Essay Writing Competition‏ – June 15/12

The ENSAYO Essay competition is open to university students from the disciplines of Law, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Defence Studies, International Relations, Medical Sciences, Mass Media and Journalism from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Iran, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Participants may choose to write on any topic within the ambit of the theme of the competition, that being ‘Explosive Remnants of War’.

EWR is a term used in the humanitarian aid and sustainable development domain to describe the explosive i.e. threats remaining in post-conflict society. It comprises artillery shells, grenades, motor bombs, cluster munitions, rockets and missile.

The top three essay writers will receive INR25,000 (US$480), INR15,000 (US$288) and INR10,000 (US$192).

There is no entry fee. The last day for submissions is June 15, 2012.

Organized by the Centre for Advanced Study in International Humanitarian Law (CASH), RGNUL in collaboration with the ICRC, Regional Delegation for South Asia, New Delhi.

click below for details about the competition and for more information on the theme:

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