His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to Speak!

We are incredibly thrilled and honored to announce that HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will deliver the Kapuscinski Development Lecture during ICSD 2018! The Crown Prince serves as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with a particular focus on global efforts to eradicate poverty. He has made official trips to Haiti, Nepal, […]

Opportunity to contribute to Engineering for Change

Engineering for Change (E4C) is a knowledge organization advancing essential technology for underserved communities and reaching a global community of 1,000,000+ individuals by delivering: Original news at the intersection of technology and global development and a contributing editor program via E4C’s media platform Professional development resources such as webinars, courses, and opportunities for jobs, fellowships and more in our […]

2018 Presentation Guidelines

(Scroll down for poster guidelines) For Oral Presentations Authors making oral presentations must submit a full paper to the ICSD organizers by August 1, 2018, or risk losing their presentation slot. We will begin accepting full papers on June 1, 2018 via this website. Full papers must meet the following guidelines: Papers should not exceed […]

2018 Conference Call for Abstracts!

The Global Association of Master’s in Development Practice Programs (MDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), will hold the Sixth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on 26-28 September, 2018, at Columbia University in New York City. If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit an abstract as directed below. The conference […]

2018 Scientific Committee Announced!

The ICSD Organizing Committee is grateful to the following researchers and global leaders who make up the Scientific Committee for ICSD 2018! Adenike Akinsemolu, Assistant Professor, The Green Institute Ayalneh Bogale, Adviser: Agriculture and Climate Change, African Union Padraig Carmody, Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin Maurizio Cellura, Full Professor, University of Palermo Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, […]

Proceedings From ICSD 2017

These proceedings include the unedited papers from the 2017 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held September 18th and 19th at Columbia University, New York, USA. ICSD is a conference that brings together students, scholars, and practitioners to evaluate sustainable development best practices and solutions in creating a society that can meet the needs of […]

ICSD 2017 Afternoon Keynotes & Panels

If you missed us at ICSD this year, you can catch up on all the keynotes and panels who spoke on the first day of the conference on September 18, 2017. Video Message from UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed Keynote Address: Erik Solheim Panel: Behind Every Global Goal: Women Leading the World to 2030 Columbia […]

ICSD 2017 Morning Keynotes & Panels

If you missed us at ICSD this year, you can catch up on all the keynotes and panels who spoke on the first day of the conference on September 18, 2017. Kapuscinski and WLF Lecture: President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo of Ghana Keynote Address: Dr. Alaa Murabit Panel: Financing the SDGs Panel: Implementing the Data Revolution […]

2017 Best Paper Award Winners Announced!

ICSD 2017 is pleased to announce the winners of awards for best papers! Kristina Baines and Sebastien Buttet, Considering Maya Identity in Economic Development Models in Southern Belize: An Interdisciplinary Approach Sanjay Banerji, Rajiv Prasad, R. Raghu Raman, and Ramanand K. Amrita, Sustainable Development – Road to 2050 – Spirituality – the Missing Link Romy […]