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 International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017  Ottawa, Canada Conference Location  Carleton Conference Centre Carleton University "Canada's Capital University" River Building 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6 Canada   International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 Canada is jointly presented by International Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Law (ICIRL), Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy (CRSJP) at Laurentian University and Ontario International Development Agency (OIDA) in Canada.   Collaborating Partner Faculty of Economics, Trisakti University, Jakarta, Indonesia and  Indonesian Business School (STIEBI), Jakarta, Indonesia. Program
Important Dates Last Day to submit Abstract / Paper / Presentation - July 05, 2017 Last date to Issue Notification of acceptance - July 09, 2017 Last date to submit final paper and authors' registration - July 10, 2017 Lats date to Issue official Invitation - July 10, 2017 Conference dates: August 09 - August 10, 2017   Post Conference Tour: August 11, 2017 Canadian Parliament and Governor General’s official Residence Note: Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until July 10, 2017. Please submit your Abstract/Paper early as possible Major Themes The International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 Canada consists of following themes. 1. Development, 2. Economics, 3. Environment and Natural Resources, 4. Food and Agriculture, 5. Governance, 6. Health, 7. Information and communication, 8. Science and technology, 9. Social policy. 10. Gender equality  Opening Plenary Session Plenary Speaker Dr. Henri Pallard, Ph.D. Canada  .    
Dr.   Henri   Pallard   is   the   Director,   International   Center   for   Interdisciplinary   Research   in Law   (ICIRL),   and   Professor,   Department   of   Law   and   Justice,   Laurentian   University, Sudbury   (Ontario),   Canada.   He   is   broadly   interested   in   the   relationship   between   culture and   human   rights   as   it   manifests   itself   in   both   western   and   non   western   cultures.   Dr. Pallard   is   particularly   interested   in   the   challenges   faced   by   the Arab   world   in   its   efforts   to reconcile   politics   and   religion.   From   1994   to   2004,   he   was   the   Director   of   Persons, Culture   and   Rights   (Personne,   culture   et   droits),   an   international   North/South   research team    which    was    funded    by    the    International    Francophone    University    (Agence universitaire de la Francophonie).
Dr. Henri Pallard, Ph.D.
During   this   period,   they   worked   closely   with   researchers   and   academics   from   Morocco,   Tunisia   and   Egypt distilling   the   cultural   issues   underlying   the   interpretation   and   implementation   of   human   rights,   the   rule   of   law   and democracy in North Africa. He   is   currently   the   Associate   Director,   Poverty,   Homelessness   and   Migration,   at   Laurentian   University,   a   $1 million   project   funded   by   the   Social   Sciences   and   Humanities   Research   Council   of   Canada   (SSHRC).   Working in   partnership   with   First   Nations   and   northern   communities,   this   five-year   project   examines   the   underlying causes   of   poverty,   poor   housing,   homelessness,   and   out-migration   in   northern   Ontario   to   gain   knowledge   on these   issues,   understand   their   impact   on   northern   Ontario,   and   give   communities   the   tools   they   need   to   ensure that the most basic human needs of their citizens are met. In   2008,   Dr.   Henri   Pallard   was   awarded   the   Laurentian   University   Research   Excellence Award   in   recognition   of his   work   internationally   which   contributed   significantly   to   the   reputation   and   prestige   of   the   university.   In   2010   he was   the   recipient   of   the   2010   Saint-Jean   Award   of   Merit   for   Distinguished   Alumni.   This   award   is   the   most prestigious   honour   that   the   Saint-Jean   Campus,   University   of Alberta,   bestows   upon   one   alumnus   each   year   in recognition   for   demonstrating   leadership   in   her/his   profession.   In   1992,   he   was   awarded   a   research   fellowship from   the   International   Francophone   University   and   spent   a   year   at   the   Centre   de   philosophie   du   droit,   Université Paris II. Dr.   Pallard   received   his   PhD   in   Philosophy   of   law   from   the   University   of   Nice   (France),   summa   cum   laude,   on the   France-Canada   cultural   exchange   programme   (1976-1981).   He   then   obtained   his   law   degree   (LL.B.)   from McGill University (1984). He is also a member of the Ontario Bar, Canada. Opening Plenary Session Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Munang, Ph.D. United Nations
Program   Final Program will be released on  July 25, 2017 Tentative Program   August 09, 2017 Registration - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  Opening Plenary- 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM  Buffet Lunch - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   Sessions - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Buffet Duinner at 6:00 PM   August 10, 2017 Late Registration -  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Sessions - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Buffet Lunch - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  Sessions -  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM August 10, 2016 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Workshop Research Methodology: Community based survey Dr. Henri Pallard, Ph.D. Laurentian University Canada. August 11, 2017 Post Conference Tour Canadian Parliament and Governor General’s Official Residence Tour Details Duration      : 4- 6hours Tour Starts  : 8:30 am Date: August 11, 2017 Pick up Point: Carleton University at the River Building Cost: Transportation CAD$ 45.00 Admission: Free   Canadian Parliament Tour                                       Canadian Paliament Governor General’s Official Residence Tour                        Ceremonial Guard Sentries at Sussex Gate If you required more information, please contact our office.   Conference Secretariat Ontario International Development Agency 364 Moffatt Pond Court Ottawa, Ontario, K2J 0C7 Canada. Tel: + 1 613 612 7615 e-mail: oida@ontariointernational.org website: www.ontariointernational.org
Dr. Richard Munang, Ph.D.
Dr.   Munang   holds   a   PhD   in   Environmental   Change   &   Policy   from   the   University   of   Nottingham   and   Executive Certificate   in   Climate   Change   and   Energy   Policy   Making   for   the   Long   Term   from   Harvard   University   Kennedy School   of   Government.   He   has   won   many   awards   including   but   not   limited   to:   the   first   person   to   win   the prestigious   African   Environmental   Hero   Award   2016,   he   is   the   2016   winner   of   UNEP's   recognition   highest award,   the   Baobab   staff   awards   for   Programme   Innovation   for   enhancing   the   efficiency   and   efficacy   with   which UNEP work on EBA policy integration is being up-scaled nationally and regionally amongst others.    With   rich   knowledge,   diversified   experience,   environmental   expertise,   policy   formulation   and   sustainability   of projects    amongst    others,    Dr.    Munang    pioneered    the   Africa   Adaptation    Gap    Report    which    has    helped    to galvanize    a    coherent    continental    strategic    climate    policy    position.    He    spearheaded    the    conceptualization, planning    and    creation    of    the    first    ever   Africa    Ecosystem    Based   Adaptation    for    Food    Security   Assembly (EBAFOSA)   which   harmonizes   in   a   participatory   way,   decentralization   of   policy   and   implementation   actions toward   up-scaling   EBA-Driven   Agriculture   with   the   end   goal   to   actualize   sustainable   agro-industry   powered   by clean   energy.   He   has   mentored   African   youth   to   optimally   apply   the   skills   and   knowledge   acquired   in   class towards solving Africa’s environmental and development challenges." Find attached my jpeg picture
Dr.    Richard    Munang    is    currently    the    United    Nations    Environment (UNEP)    Africa    Regional    Climate    Change    Programme    Coordinator responsible   for   guiding   the   actualization   of   UNEP's   climate   resilient development   strategy   for   Africa   through   coordinating   implementation of    diverse    projects    in    adaptation    and    mitigation    in    key    economic sectors    especially    agriculture,    and    energy    as    well    as    informing strategy   and   policy   development   from   project   lessons.   He   is   also   the UNEP   Ecosystem   Based   Adaptation   (EbA)   for   Food   Security   Focal Person   currently   coordinating   and   guiding   the   roll-out   of   the   UNEP- Africa   Ecosystems   Based   Adaptation   for   Food   Security   Assembly   in over    40    countries.    Previously    he    was    the    Policy    &    Programme Coordinator   for   the   UNEP/UNDP   Africa   Climate   Change   Adaptation Development programme.