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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.

Latest news

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Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Digital Transformation to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

10th March 2019

Watch Live (10:30 – 15:00 GMT) Monday 11th March 2019 (10:00-15:30) Hosted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and sponsored by Centre for Ethical Finance, Law and Communities (CEFLAC), University of East London (UEL) Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholdersFocus: Public-Private-Partnership, Sustainable [more details]

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Artificial intelligence and knowledge management for future digital leaders

27th February 2019

Five day intensive workshopMonday 29th April – Friday 3rd May 2019 (9:30-15:30)Knowledge Dock Business Centre, University of East London, London – United Kingdom The workshop will be facilitated by world renowned experts in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Knowledge Management (KM), Data Science (DS), and Digital Transformation (DT); Rawad Hammad (Researcher and Senior Education Solutions Analyst, King’s College [more details]

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Role of private sector in achieving Agenda 2030 for SD in Sudan

13th January 2019

The role of the private sector in achieving Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development in Sudan Date: Sunday 6th January 2019 (13:00-16:00) Al Salam Rotana Hotel, Khartoum – Sudan Host: Yagoub Group, Khartoum – Sudan Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders Focus: Public-Private-Partnership, [more details]

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UN Policy Research Survey

3rd June 2018

Following WASD successful engagement with the UN Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) last year on the role of PPPs in the implementation of Agenda 2030, WASD will be engaged again with JIU on its next project A.435 entitled “Strengthening the policy research uptake in service of the 2030“. Together with JIU, WASD organised the first meeting [more details]

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Transforming policy research for the implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda

11th March 2018

Wednesday 14th March 2018 from 14:00 to 17:00 London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP), London, United Kingdom Target audience: Academics, researchers, think tanks, consultancy firms, research centres and institutes, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders Focus: Global, Policy Research, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The thematic focus of this informal [more details]

Sister organisations

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

http://www.mekei.org/

http://www.sudanknowledge.org/

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.