"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban

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

"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



The 17th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) was held 06 - 10 November 2022 in Paphos, Cyprus and it has brought together 496 scientists, researchers, and experts in the field of sustainable development from 52 countries and 6 continents, out of which 349 attended onsite and 147 online. We have listened to 337 oral presentations in 34 regular and 14 special sessions plus four plenary lectures and two panels given by some of the most distinguished experts in the field.

We hope you were as happy as we were as we again had the chance to meet, mingle and share new ideas in person.

All the photos, presentations, and videos of the most important events, as well as participants’ insight on the SDEWES2022 will be available soon on the conference website, but also at our SDEWES Talks Please feel free to share it with your colleagues and for more information and updates, look for #sdewes and follow us on social media: .

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Next year we have one upcoming conference and would love to see you and/or your colleagues there:

18th SDEWES Dubrovnik - hybrid conference

Benchmarking the performance of cities across energy, water and environment systems
related metrics presents an opportunity to trigger policy learning, action, and cooperation to bring cities closer to sustainable development.