Sustainable Solutions: A Spotlight on South Asian Research
Dec 10 - Dec 12
09:00am to 05:00pm
The Sustainable Development Policy Institute held its Tenth Sustainable Development Conference from 10-12 December 2007 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of the SDPIs Tenth SDC was Sustainable Solutions: A Spotlight on South Asian Research. The Tenth SDC discussed sustainable solutions to problems of poverty, illiteracy, mortality and morbidity, environmental degradation and disaster management, gender inequality, insecurity, peace and history. It focused on looking at both innovative solutions, as well as indigenously developed alternatives that have survived generations of development. Some 65 panelists from 10 countries participated in the Tenth SDC while an audience of some 1,000 attended the three-day event. SDC anthology titled Missing Links in Sustainable Development: South Asian Perspectives consisting of peer reviewed papers from the previous conference was also launched at the occasion.