Theme

The main theme of this conference is “Fostering Sustainable Development in
Southeast Asia: New Challenges, Perspectives and Strategies”

Subthemes

1. Economic issues and sustainable development

  • Globalization, inequality and economic development
  • International financial institutions and sustainable development
  • Religion, poverty and sustainable development
  • Islamic economy and sustainable development
  • Islamic philanthropy and sustainable development
  • Islam and business ethics
  • Other related issues

2. Social issues and sustainable development

  • Social justice and sustainable development
  • Education, multiculturalism and social development
  • Peace, conflict and social development
  • Democracy, citizenship and political participation
  • Human rights, minorities and social development
  • Women’s rights and gender equality
  • Children development and family well-being
  • Other related issues

3. Environmental issues and sustainable development

  • Globalization, capitalism and environmental movements
  • Trade, market and environmental crisis
  • Natural resources and environmental-based conflicts
  • Climate change and global warming
  • Religious perspectives on environmental sustainability
  • Faith-based environmental movements
  • Environment, indigenous rights and local wisdom
  • Other related issues