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Registration starts: March 15
For Registration: April 30
Documents Submission: April 30(Abroad); May 5(China)

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The “2019 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES 2019)” will be launched on the World Environment Day (June 10) this year. In response to the proposal to build a beautiful China by the Chinese government and the World Environment Day theme, the topic of ISCES 2019 will be on air pollution. The number of participants will be around 400. They will be divided into the following four groups: 1) Education for Sustainable Development (ESD); 2) Eco-city; 3) Environmental health and environment; and 4) Sustainable consumption and production. We will borrow the successful experience of last eight years by providing different activities for participants so that they could have a platform of communication. Also, we believe the conference will be beneficial to promoting awareness, capacity and networking amongst students, as future leaders, policy makers and activists and updating them of recent challenges and developments in the area of environment and sustainability.

A high-level panel discussion on ESD and green development will be arranged on June 5 after the opening ceremony. Besides, three other side events are planned to be held during the conference.

Ø  On June 11, UN Environment-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD),the organizer of this conference, Xinhua News Agency and Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) will jointly hold a forum entitled Towards the Future: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Higher Education.We will invite experts, officials and representatives from private sector to share experience and best practices on ESD.

Ø  On June 12 and 13, we will organize field trips to demonstrate the development of Tongji's sustainability-oriented university, Shanghai green urban development, ecological agricultural production and food safety.

Ø  On June 14, we will hold CUE2019: Applied Energy Symposium and Forum on Urban Ecology and Energy Conservation: Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy Systems and side events on young scholars' SD projects, as well as competitions on poster, papers, presentations, etc.

         The application for ISCES 2019 will start on March 15, 2019.