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Research methodology is an essential course for every discipline we study, because we need to conduct research on an important topic or a contemporary issue in that discipline with an intention to contribute something new in the discipline. It is a way to study the various steps that are generally adopted by a researcher in studying his research problems systematically along with the logic, assumptions and rationale behind them.

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The course on International Law of Natural Resources has been designed to equip the student with the skills to analyze the theory of international natural resources law and its practical application through a critical assessment of relevant literature and the jurisprudence of international courts and tribunals.

The course begins by dealing with the fundamental notion of and general issues in international natural resources law and then delves deep into some specific issues relating to the management of natural resources. 

The main objective of the course is to provide an introduction to the fundamental concepts and specific legal and jurisdictional issues in the field of international and trans-boundary natural resources. The emphasis is on ensuring a proper understanding of the existing legal mechanisms and international regimes applicable to various types of natural resources located beyond States’ jurisdiction or control.

This course examines the relationship between the institutions that govern foreign investment, sustainable development, and the rules and regulations that administer natural resources. The students will explore how investment and natural resources come together to achieve sustainable development in developing countries, with examples from water, oil and gas, renewable energy, minerals, agriculture and carbon trading. Several themes consider the linkages between natural resources, investment and sustainability. Specifically, transparency, good governance and citizen empowerment are vital conditions that encourage positive social, economic and environmental outcomes for developing countries. The course also provides new insights on international law concepts such as sovereign rights and state responsibility principles.

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Over the past several decades, growing public awareness of threats to the environment, informed by warnings of scientists, has led to demands that law protect the natural surroundings on which human well-being depends. Under growing pressure from national and international public opinion, governments began to demonstrate concern over the general state of the environment during the 1960s and introduced legislation to combat pollution of inland waters, ocean, and air, and to safeguard certain cities or areas. Simultaneously, they established special administrative organs, ministries or environmental agencies, to preserve more effectively the quality of life of their citizens. Developments in international environmental law paralleled this evolution within states, reflecting a growing consensus to accord priority to resolving environmental problems. Today, national and international environmental law is complex and vast, comprising thousands of rules that aim to protect the earth’s living and non-living elements and its ecological processes.

The comparative family law is the comparison of legal systems for the regulation of intimate and family lives. The field of Comparative Family Law (CFL) is undergoing rapid development despite initial constraints. In doing comparative family law course, I will basically deal with two important parts, namely; Muslim Law and Hindu Law. After completing the said course, students will have in-depth knowledge about CFL.

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International trade law is the set of laws and agreements that govern commerce between countries. In international trade the businessmen exchange goods and services between countries and make handsome profit. International trade laws create the rules that countries and businesses must follow in order to do business smoothly across borders. Lawyers who work in the field help create international agreements. They also educate businesses about what they need to do in order to comply with rules and regulations for international trade. This course will assist the students to be prominent lawyers in the field of international trade law.

International humanitarian law and international human rights law are two distinct but complementary bodies of law. They are both concerned with the protection of the life, health and dignity of individuals. International humanitarian law applies in armed conflict while human rights law applies at all times, in peace and in war.
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