CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 (South Africa, Dec 2-3)


Call for Papers

The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 is jointly presented by the international Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL) at Laurentian University Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University, Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada and Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Zululand, South Africa.


Protea Hotel Water Front Richards Bay

Corner of Bridgetown and Pioneer Roads,

Tuzi Gazi Waterfront,

Richards Bay 3900

South Africa


December 02 – 03, 2014


The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 consists of four main sessions:

Sustainable social and Human development- SSHD

Social Sciences and Humanities- SSH

HR and good governance- HRGG

Sustainable Development- SD

Paper Submissions

All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance of the conference. The full paper submissions will be chosen based on techincal merit, interest, applicability and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program.

The accepted full papers will be published in the refereed OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development . Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit extended abstract or full text paper including results, tables, figures and references. Please send full text paper (.doc or .docx) to[email protected]

Please submit your paper and abstract as early as possible.

Journal Submissions

The conference abstracts will be published as OIDA Conference Abstracts (ISSN: 1923:6670). All accepted full papers will also be published in the ODIA International Journal of Sustainable Development ISSN: 1923-6654 (print) and ISSN 1923-6662 (online).

Accepted papers will be indexed in SSRN, EBSCO and AMICUS, library and Archives of Canada’s database to ensure their permanent preservation for present and future generations. All submitted papers will have opportunity to be considered for publication in the OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development.

The selection will be carried out during the review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision will be made based on peer review reports.


The Conference Proceedings (only abstracts) will be published prior to the conference on a USB and distributed to all the registered participants at the conference.

OIDA would be extremely grateful if you could assist us by disseminating the information related to ICSD 2014 amongst your staff and institutional network.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission of Abstract/Paper/presentation- Nov 5, 2014

Deadline for issuing Notification of acceptance- Nov 10, 2014

Deadline for submitting final paper and author’s registration- Nov 15, 2014

Note: Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until November 05, 2014.
Please submit your Abstract/Paper early as possible


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Conference Secretariat
e-mail: [email protected]

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