"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789
"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

The Report of the U.N. Brundtland Commission, Our Common Future, 1987
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban

3rd SEE SDEWES conference held June 30 – July 4, 2018 in the beautiful city of Novi Sad, Serbia is now behind us. It has brought together 190 scientists, researchers, and experts in the field of sustainable development from around 30 countries. We have listened to 140 presentations, seen 30 poster presentations, attended four special sessions and one workshop, and also had the pleasure of listening to three invited lectures and one panel with some of the most distinguished experts in the field.

All the presentations and videos of the most important events from SEE SDEWES2018 can be found on the conference website

The next SDEWES Conference will be held in Palermo, Italy, September 30 – October 4, 2018, which will be the 13th edition of one of the best conferences on sustainable development, the SDEWES conference series

For all your questions, please contact us on, we look forward to hearing from you.

SEE SDEWES Novi Sad Local organizing Committee


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