Call for papers – EEPSEA Annual Meeting 2023

Charting a Transformative Path: Advancing Sustainable Futures in Southeast Asia


We cordially invite submissions of theoretical and empirical papers across interdisciplinary areas of environmental and natural resource economics for the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Economy & Environment Partnership for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA). Join us in Ho Chi Minh City from October 27 to 28, 2023.



EEPSEA Annual Meeting 2023 aims to foster networking among researchers to facilitate knowledge sharing and future collaborations. Additionally, this would be a chance to evaluate the achievements of the EEPSEA Partnership over the past period, shape its future direction, collectively craft a research agenda for the next phase of development, and enhance collaborative research connections among participants.


Explore transdisciplinary approaches to green and digital transitions, adaptation, mitigation, and strategies for a cleaner, greener and inclusive development in Southeast Asia. Topics include policy instruments, future scenarios, transition management, international cooperation, and regimes.

  • Interdisciplinary approach for environmental and resource management
  • Economics of climate change: Damage assessment and adaptation options
  • Designing behavioral economics tools for green growth strategy: Greening forestry sector, renewable energy, greening consumption.
  • Coastal and marine resources conservation for climate change resilience and poverty reduction
  • Urban poor and the environment: Industrial pollution, ecosystem and human health impact, resilience, policy instruments and institutional changes.
  • Green energy for sustainable development
  • Environmental transboundary problems in Southeast Asia


  • Researchers with papers to be presented at the meeting
  • EEPSEA researchers and alumni
  • International organizations

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline: September 27, 2023
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: September 30, 2023
  • Full/Working Paper Submission Deadline: October 15, 2023
  • Conference Dates: October 27-28, 2023


Thanks to the generous support from Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the participation of accepted applicants will be fully sponsored. The EEPSEA Partnership will cover round-trip travel expenses to Vietnam, accommodation, and meal allowance.

How to Submit

Submit your abstract/paper and CV online, via the following country or subregion lines:


  • EEI Indonesia: Dr. Arief Anshory Yusuf
  • EEA Malaysia: Dr. Awang Noor Abd Ghani
  • EEG Philippines: Dr. Gem B. Castillo
  • EEI Vietnam: Dr. Bui Dung The
  • EEI LMS: Dr. Phumsitth Mahasuweerachai

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to sustainable development in Southeast Asia. We look forward to your valuable contributions and participation in this transformative event. For more information and updates, please visit or contact EEI Director of your country or subregion.

Download the call for paper

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