Call for papers


Academics, practitioners and early-career researchers are invited to submit project proposals for panel presentations, research posters, and workshops. Proposals must be linked to any of the UN SD GOALS or TARGETS and submitted ONLINE. The submission period is from September 25 to the 15th of December, 2019.

Proposals should briefly describe an idea of a sustainable development project for the Central Asian region or any of its states. Selected presenters will be invited to present their SD projects to fellow academics, government officials and potential private investors. Full or partial financial assistance will be offered for accommodation and travel within the UK.

Deadline for submissions: 15/12/2019
Notification of acceptance: 15/01/2020

• Author’s name, institutional affiliation, mobile phone and e-mail
• A 300-500-word proposal summary. More details.
• A 100-word bio
• Would you be needing visa support? Please indicate clearly.
If you need a Visa Application Support Letter, the forum organisers can provide this letter once your project proposal has been accepted.
For further questions, please contact us via our email:
NOTE: Abstracts longer than 500 words will not be considered.


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  • Zero Hunger

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  • Quality Education

  • Gender Equality

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  • Reduced Inequalities

  • Sustainable Cities and Communities

  • Responsible Consumption and Production

  • Climate Action

  • Life Below Water

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  • Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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