Dec 11 - Dec 13
9:00am to 5:00PM
Sustainable Development Policy Institute?s (SDPI) Fifteenth Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) was held from 11?13 December 2012 in Islamabad. The overarching theme of the Conference was ?Sustainable Development in South Asia: Shaping the Future?. As the title suggests, speakers looked at the future of sustainable development in South Asia. They analyzed how things will look 20, 30 or even 50 years from now; threw light on issues that will be looming large; made concrete suggestions on how to overcome future challenges; and, gave practical policy recommendations about a sustainable South Asia that we want. Fifteenth SDC showcased 24 panels and 3 plenary sessions hosting 145 delegates from 18 countries including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, the Netherlands, UK, and the USA. The Conference was host to over 1,600 audience spread over three days who participated in the dialogue with the panelists.