What is Sustainable Development?

"Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need." 

              - World Commission on Environment and Development’s report 
(the Brundtland Commission) Our Common Future, 
Oxford University Press, 1987

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4th WSSD-U @ USM Penang

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First Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS) in collaboration with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate Change Management” (FTZ-NK) will be organizing 4th World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2018) as follows:

Title : 28 - 30th August 2018
Venue : Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang
Theme : Universities As Living Labs For Sustainable Development: Supporting The Implementation Of The Sustainable Development Goals

Hence, we would like to invite all staff and students who are interested to participate  in the
WSSD-U 2018. 


Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30th October 2017
Deadline for submission of papers: 30th January 2018
Deadline for full, revised papers: 30th March 2018
Deadline for registrations: 30th May 2018

For more information, please visit this website.

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