Institute of Development Studies and Sustainability (IDSS) at UIU is going to organizing its 4th International conference in 2020 at UIU, Dhaka, Bangladesh (4th UIU-ICSD 2020). IDSS cordially invites researchers, practitioners, academics, civil society members, activists to submit abstracts on related themes of the conference. Each abstract can only be submitted once and under one theme within 500 words. Your abstract should include title, objectives, methodology, findings and conclusion. Abstracts should be submitted to by 30 November 2019.

The conference technical committee will review abstracts and notify the submitters by 15 December 2019. All authors need to submit a full paper by 15 January 2020 to maintain their position in the conference.

Conference Themes


  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Disability and SDGs
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Green Cities and Human Settlement
  • Green Economy
  • Gender and Development
  • Youth and Green Society
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Integrated Water Resources Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Safety
  • Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Governance and Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Delta Management
  • DRR: Inclusive Resilience
  • Health and Well Being


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