Important dates:

  • Abstract submission15 October 2016
  • Proposals15 October 2016
  • Acceptance notification31 October 2016
  • Early bird registration31 October 2016
  • Standard registration26 January 2017
  • Paper submission30 April 2017
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The 6th World Sustainability Forum

27 and 28 January 2017

University of the Western Cape and University of Cape Town, South Africa.
An international scientific conference sponsored by the journal Sustainability under the patronage of the University of Basel,University of the Western CapeUniversity of Cape Town and the National Research Foundation of the Republic of South Africa. During the opening ceremony we will announce the recipient of the first World Sustainability Award. The Award is accompanied by a money award of USD 100’000.

  • Daya ReddyDaya Reddy President-elect, International Council for Science (ICSU); Professor of Computation Mechanics, University of Cape Town, South Africa.Find out more
  • Dhesigen NaidooDhesigen Naidoo CEO, Water Research Commission, South AfricaFind out more
  • Graça MachelGraça Machel President of the Foundation of Community Development and the Grace Machel UNESCO National Commission in Mozambique, Member of the Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy Group, United NationsFind out more
  • Joyene IsaacsJoyene Isaacs Head of Department, Western Cape Department of Agriculture, South Africa.Find out more
  • Klaus LeisingerKlaus Leisinger President of the Global Values Alliance Foundation, Professor of Sociology of University of Basel,Klaus Leisinger Basel, SwitzerlandFind out more
  • Lidia BritoLidia Brito Director of the Division of Science Policy and Sustainable Development, UNESCO, France; Director of Help the Afghan Children (HTAC)Find out more
  • Masafumi NagaoMasafumi Nagao Research Professor at the Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education, Hiroshima University, JapanFind out more