2019 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 Seventh Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on September 24 & 25, 2019, at Columbia University in New York, USA. If you would like to present at the conference, you must submit […]

2019 Scientific Committee Announced!

The ICSD Organizing Committee is grateful to the following researchers and global leaders who make up the Scientific Committee for ICSD 2019! Sami Areikat, Sustainable Development Officer, Water, Energy and Capacity Development Branch, United Nations Department of Economic and Sustainable Affairs Desalegn Ayal, Assistant Professor, Addis Ababa University Aparajita Banerjee, Postdoctoral Fellow, University College Dublin Karen […]

Fraud Alert

SDSN and ICSD are aware of various schemes, being circulated via email, WhatsApp, or other means, falsely stating that they are issued by or associated with the SDSN and/or the United Nations. These schemes may seek to extract money and in some cases personal details from the recipients of such correspondence. Such schemes are fraudulent. […]

Proceedings From ICSD 2018

These proceedings include the unedited papers from the 2018 International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held September 26th-28th 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 the present […]

2018 Best Paper Award Winners Announced!

ICSD 2017 is pleased to announce the winners of awards for best papers! Luca Farnia and Laura Cavalli, Italian Cities SDGs Composite Index A Methodological Approach to Measure the Agenda 2030 at Urban Level. Luciana Miu, Breaking down silos: simulating consumer investment decisions in the multi actor UK retrofit system Pauline Claramunt and Fernando Dowling, Kimeltuwe: Developing intercultural […]

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 […]