The world is facing various environmental problems that threaten the sustainability of human life and ecosystems on earth. Environmental problems are dynamics and complex that needs the analytical and decision making instruments which can accommodate these characteristics. Environmental science is an interdisciplinary science that delivered to understand complex and dynamic interactions in environmental systems. Studies in Environmental Sciences involves various fields of science which enable the formulation of efforts to solve environmental problems in a holistic and comprehensive way for its sustainability. Sustainable development is a dynamic process in environmental science that includes the process of utilizing natural resources, the direction of investment, the orientation of technological development and institutional change to address the environmental problems.
School of Environmental Science (SIL) Universitas Indonesia (UI) has great attention to sustainable development issues both at regional and global levels. After having successful in conducting Joint The 7th Southeast Asian (SEA) Studies Symposium between School of Environmental Science Universitas Indonesia, Project Southeast Asia University of Oxford and Indonesian Environmental Scientist Association (IESA) on 22-24 March 2018, and The 3rd International Conference Series on Life Cycle Assessment (ICSoLCA) between School of Environmental Science Universitas Indonesia and Indonesia Life Cycle Assessment Network (ILCAN) on 24-25 October 2018.
This year, School of Environmental Science (SIL) Universitas Indonesia (UI) in collaboration with Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) Kyoto University and Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS) Kyoto University, will present The International Conference on Environmental Science and Sustainable Development (ICESSD) on 22-23 October 2019. The International Conference on Environmental Science and Sustainable Development (ICESSD) 2019 will be providing a forum for academia, government, civil society, and the private sector to participate to share their research and technology advancement towards The Strengthening of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Southeast Asia.