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The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) is pleased to announce its Twenty-fifth (25th) Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) from 5 - 8 December 2022 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The overarching theme of the Silver Jubilee Conference is Sustainable Development in Unusual Times: Building Forward Better.

SDPI’s Silver Jubilee SDC is being jointly held with the Sixth South and South-West Asia (SSWA) Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, through its Subregional Office for South and South-West Asia in New Delhi, and the Government of Pakistan. Organized annually, the SSWA Forum on SDGs facilitates dialogue and deliberations among government officials; civil society; think-tanks, academia and subject experts; the private sector; UN and other development partners; and other stakeholders.

Alongside the SDC sub-themes, this year’s subregional forum will assess progress on the thematic SDGs of Goal 6 (Clean water and sanitation); Goal 7 (Affordable and clean energy); Goal 9 (Industry. innovation, and infrastructure); Goal 11 (Sustainable cities and communities) and 17 (Partnership for the Goals). For more information on the Forum ple ........

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Dates to Remember

    Deadline for abstracts: 15 September 2022

    Research Poster Submission: Friday 28 October 2022

    Deadline for papers: 1 November 2022


    Deadline for PowerPoint Presentations: 15 November 2022

    Deadline for Recorded Videos: 15 November 2022 

    25th SDC: 5 – 8 December 2022