Trade, Law and Development Journal ( By Jan 31, 2014)

Posted: December 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Trade, Law and Development (TL&D) is a biannual, student-run, academic journal published by National Law University, Jodhpur, India. TL&D provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and constructive debate on legal and policy issues surrounding world trade, cross-border investment, environment, and development, broadly defined.

In keeping with their institutional belief that knowledge is empowerment, TL&D is committed to exploring interdisciplinary perspectives on the international legal order and to promoting free thinking in the majority world. TL&D is a signatory to theBudapest Open Access Initiative, and is indexed on HeinOnline and the PKP-Open Archives Harvester2 archive.

TL&D has been ranked as the best law journal in India (2012, 2011) and the tenth best law journal in the field of international trade worldwide (2012) by the Washington and Lee University Law Library in its annual rankings of law journals. Since its establishment in 2009, the Journal’s efforts have been recognized by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the World Trade Organization.

ABOUT THE ISSUE

Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development Journal has been to generate and sustain a constructive and democratic debate on emergent issues in international economic law and to serve as a forum for the discussion and distribution of ideas. The theme for its next Special Issue (Vol. VI, No. 1) is Trade and Climate Change.

Climate change is one of the foremost challenges facing the global community today and intersects with international trade in numerous ways. Sustainable development and protection and preservation of the environment are recognized as fundamental goals of the WTO, although its principal objective is to foster international trade.

This Issue invites original, unpublished submissions for the Special Issue on Trade and Climate Change for publication as ‘Articles’, ‘Notes’, ‘Comments’ and ‘Book Reviews’. Preference will be given to submissions that espouse perspectives of developing and under-developed countries.

Manuscripts may be submitted via email, ExpressO, or the TL&D website.

The guidelines are HERE.

Refer to the Editorial Policies HERE.

For any clarifications, the editors can be contacted here.

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