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Outlook 2015 - Green Behaviour: Re-thinking policy for Sustainability
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Articles from WASD International Conference 2015 now available to download

29th March 2016

We are pleased to announce that selected articles from the WASD International Conference 2015 are now available online. The conference took place in Istanbul, Turkey and the theme was ‘Green Behaviour: Re-thinking Policy for Sustainability’. The collected papers explore the role that policies can play in modifying consumer behaviour and provide recommendations for implementing market-friendly policies for a sustainable [more details]

KUWAIT TV INTERVIEWx
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WASD Attends the Kuwaiti Government’s Conference on Knowledge Economy

7th March 2016

Last month, Prof. Allam Ahmed, the Founding President of WASD, participated in the Kuwaiti  government’s national conference about knowledge economy entitled “Contemporary Roles of Governments in the Knowledge Economy Era”, which took place between the 1st and 2nd of February in Kuwait. In addition to WASD, other international organisations that participated in the conference were the World [more details]

From Oil To Knowledge: Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy Towards UAE Vision 2021
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OUT NOW: From Oil to Knowledge – Transforming the United Arab Emirates into a Knowledge-Based Economy Towards UAE Vision 2021

2nd January 2016

Prof Allam Ahmed, in conjunction with Dr Ibrahim Alfaki, has written a new book that evaluates the extent of the UAE’s success in diversifying its economy away from oil towards a knowledge-based economy. From Oil to Knowledge is the first book to present and critically evaluate the extent of the UAE’s success in diversifying its [more details]

Reconnecting Universities with the Discourse of Sustainable Inclusive Growth in Sudan
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Articles from Diaspora International Conference 2015 now available to download

24th December 2015

We are pleased to announce a new collection of the best articles presented at the Diaspora International Conference 2015. Reconnecting Universities with the Discourse of Sustainable Inclusive Growth includes a selection of the best papers presented during the 2nd Diaspora International Conference, held at the University of Sussex, Brighton – United Kingdom 11-12 June 2015. The different [more details]

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About WASD

The World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) is a global forum that brings together experts from across the world to discuss issues relating to sustainable development, science and technology management.

The aim of WASD is to promote the exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas among academics, professionals, policy makers, industry and students to improve the mutual understanding of the roles of science and technology in achieving sustainable development all over the world.

WASD runs global conferences and seminars, publishes high-quality refereed journals and books, and organises international development projects.

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International Networks

WASD cooperates with a wide range of institutions, such as universities, research centres and governmental departments all over the world, particularly in developing countries. Our international networks bring together multidisciplinary academics, policymakers and practitioners.

By bringing together international leaders and enabling them to work in partnership, we seek to ensure that we pass on to future generation at least as much environmental wealth as we inherited.

Sister organisations

WASD works closely with its sister organisations, Sudan Knowledge and the Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute.

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http://www.sudanknowledge.org/