VIRTUAL CLIMATE ACTION POLICY HACKATHON, 2022 BY ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE OF LAW, BENGALURU: REGISTER BY FEB 22, 2022

About the Organiser

St. Joseph’s College of Law is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI), New Delhi, and affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubbali. The institution is driven by the vision to produce competent, ethically sound lawyers who are committed to the cause of transforming society.

About the Hackathon

SJCL Climate Action Policy Hackathon 2022, is a first of its kind climate action policy hackathon organized to address climate change impacts at the city level.

The hackathon encourages participants to think critically and design innovative policy solutions that respond to urban climate change problems like extreme weather events, pollution and public health risks, carbon-intensive, noninclusive infrastructure and transport facilities, unsustainable food systems, unscientific waste management, loss of green spaces and biodiversity.

Structure

  • Round 1- Written Submission
    Teams will have to submit a policy brief based on the ‘Problem statement’ that will be released shortly after the last date for registration.
  • Round 2- Online Presentation and Q & A session
    The top 12 teams from the 1st round will qualify for the final round which includes a presentation and a Q&A Round.

Eligibility

The event is open for students from any recognised and registered college, belonging to any discipline of UG/PG course.

Team Composition

Students may participate individually or in teams with a maximum of 4 members in each team. Teams shall appoint one member as the team leader who will act as the point of contact.

Location

Online

Prizes

Prizes worth ₹8000 & ₹5000 for winners and runner’s up respectively, along with an internship opportunity with Initiative for Climate Action.

How to Register?

All students must register by 22 February, 2022 through this link.

Registration Deadline

Feb 22, 2022

Important Dates

  • Registration dates: 12th Feb 2022- 22nd Feb 2022
  • Orientation Session: 18th Feb 2022
  • Release of Problem Statement: 23rd Feb 2022
  • Deadline for Written Submission: 27th Feb 2022
  • Results of Written Submission: 3rd March 2022
  • Oral Rounds: 5th March 2022
  • Declaration of Final Results/ Closing ceremony: 5th March 2022

Contact information

Email: elcj@sjcl.edu.in

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