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30 January 2019
SANORD 2019 Conference Call for Abstracts

(Published - 30 January 2019)

12th Annual Southern African-Nordic Centre (SANORD) 2019 Conference 11– 13 September 2019 at the University of Botswana (Botswana)

Theme: “Role of Higher Education and Research institutions in forging sustainable livelihoods”

We are pleased to inform you that the Call for Proposals for The SANORD 2019 Conference have been extended until 7 March 2019. We invite you to submit proposals of maximum 200 words for paper presentations, panels, workshops, symposia and special interest groups (SIG) at the 12th
International SANORD 2019 Conference to be held at University of Botswana, Gaborone (Botswana).


  1. Private sector and SDGs implementation
  2. Graduate Employability and impact on sustainable development
  3. Gender equity & empowerment of women & girls for sustainable livelihood
  4. Healthier population and labour productivity in competitive global market
  5. Poverty eradication agenda in higher education and research institutions
  6. Revitalising global partnership for sustainable development and livelihood
  7. Sustainable livelihoods in urban and rural economy and natural resources

Submission types:
Academic papers, Policy and/or practice papers, proposals for symposia, workshop or panel sessions or Special Interest Groups (SIG).

All proposals must be in English and submitted electronically through the submissions page on the SANORD website

For further information, please visit SANORD 2019
Website or email
Contacts: +27 21 959 38 02 or +27 82 202 3271

We look forward seeing you in Gaborone (Botswana)! Local Organizing Committee (LOC)


Submission of Proposals
Submission Opens: 1st October 2018
Submission closes: 7 March 2019

Registration Options
Early Bird Registration: 1st March 2019
Normal Registration: 1st April – 30th June 2019
Late Registration: 1st July – Till conference