Welcome to The 6th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development (ICPSD 2019)


The International Institute of Knowledge Management takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 6th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development 2019 (ICPSD 2019) which will be held from 05th – 06th December 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

ICPSD 2019 aims to bring together current research on poverty, inequality and social exclusion and to discuss policies and other measures of poverty alleviation with an international perspective. In addition, it provides you the opportunity to share your thoughts, exchange ideas, listen to renowned keynote speakers, extend your network and jointly explore current and future research directions. We invite you all participants to attend ICPSD 2019 from all around the world for a wonderful experience, networking opportunities, publishing and many more.


The 6th  International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development 2019 (ICPSD 2019) warmly invites researchers, academicians, scholars, industry experts, educators from different disciplines, approaches, backgrounds and experiences to submit abstracts under any of the below mentioned tracks but not limited to, is entitled to be able to reserve a slot to present at the Poverty Conference 2019.


General issues regarding poverty and social exclusion

  • Governance and Poverty
  • GMO, LMO and Poverty
  • Technological Advances and Poverty
  • Cashless Society and Poverty Implications
  • GDP and Poverty, Culture and Poverty
  • Education and Poverty
  • Secularism and Poverty


Special issues regarding Immigration, Emigration and Refugees

  • Refugees and Poverty
  • Immigrants and Poverty
  • Contribution of Immigrant labor to Poverty Eradication

Measuring poverty and social exclusion

  • National Happiness Index and Poverty
  • Poverty Growth and Inequality
  • Poverty Monitoring, Poverty Measurement and Analysis


 Focusing on outcomes

  • Poverty Eradication Success Stories
  • Poverty Eradication Disasters
  • Circular Economics and Poverty
  • Poverty Reduction Strategies
  • Poverty and Social Impacts


Poverty and Sustainable Development Conference

Prof. Sarath Kotagama

[ Conference Co-Chairman ]

Professor of Environmental Science,

Department of Zoology,

University of Colombo,

Sri Lanka.

Dr. Peter Abrahamson

[ Keynote Speaker ]

Conference Co – Chairman
Sociology at University of Copenhagen

Dr. M Niaz Asadullah

[ Keynote Speaker ]

University of Malaya


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All accepted abstracts for the 6th International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development 2019 (ICPSD 2019) will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN.
All full papers sent for conference proceedings will be subjected to double blind reviewing process and will be published electronically with an ISSN in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Strategic Partner

Global Labor Organization(GLO)

Organizing Partner


Events Partner


Tour & Accommodation Partner



Ms. Riny Sharma
@ ICPSD 2017

Mr. Bilal Ahmed
@ICPSD 2017

Ms. Jacquelyn C.A
@ ICPSD 2017

Assistant Prof. Rudenko Dmitry
@ ICPSD 2014 (English)