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Annual Sustainable Development Confce from 20 October

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Delegates from ten different countries and national academics and researchers, will be aiming to make a splash when they present cutting-edge research to policy makers and civil society leaders at the 3rd Annual Conference on Sustainable Development on the 20th and 21st October. Organised by the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), and taking place days after the IPCC's special report emphasised the urgent need to limit global warming to 1.5°, the Conference will showcase the latest findings on the most pressing sustainable development topics.
The relationship between climate change and migration, possible visions of future sustainable cities and the necessity for a new green economy will all be covered in unprecedented depth over the course of the two days.
The keynote speaker will be IPCC lead author, Prof VassilikiKoubi of ETH Zurich. She will also be chairing the sessions on climate change and migration, where Dr Shouro Dasgupta of the University of Florence and Dr Robert Stojanov of the European University will be unveiling their findings.
Professor Stephen Cairns of ETH Zurich and Singapore's ETH Center will be leading a panel of leading researchers, discussing the problems and opportunities emerging from new visions of future sustainable cities.
Former Governor of the Bank of Bangladesh, Dr Atiur Rahman, will chair an extensive session on the new green economy, which must be established if the Paris targets are to be achieved.

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