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JSW Law Triumphs in Inaugural National Debate Competition on Climate Change

In a thrilling finale, JSW Law emerged victorious in the inaugural National Debate Competition on Climate Change. Sherubtse College took the runner-up position. The competition, spanning two days and bringing together students from colleges across Bhutan, concluded with a closing ceremony graced by Honourable Lyonpo Namgyal Dorji, Minister for the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Employment.

Addressing the gathering, Lyonpo Namgyal Dorji underscored the pressing challenges posed by climate change to Bhutan’s pristine environment and the livelihoods of its people. He commended the students for their insightful debates and emphasized the importance of balancing environmental action with economic development. Praising the students for their intellect and passion, he emphasized their role in shaping a sustainable future for Bhutan.

The inaugural National Debate Competition on Climate Change, organized by JSW School of Law in collaboration with the College of Natural Resources, showcased the vital role of engaging youth in addressing pressing environmental issues. The competition brought together students from diverse educational backgrounds, demonstrating Bhutan’s collective commitment to fostering dialogue and collaboration on climate action.

Furthermore, the event included the launch of the JSW Law Clinics Handbook and the announcement of the results of the Regional Essay Writing Competition on: “Law for ClimateTech: Advancing Innovative Solutions to Climate Challenges.” Mr. Sulakshan Devkota from Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal won the competition, with Mr. Tandin Wangchuk, JSW Law’s Class of 2027, securing the second position.