Guidelines for authors

Association pour le Developpement Durable (ADD)

(Municipality of Port Louis, Mauritius, 5 to 8 October 2015)

Guidelines for authors
TITLE : [Font 14, bold, centred, UPPER CASE]
Author Name1*, Author Name2 [Font 12-point, bold, centered]
1Title of the Author (Prof. Dr., Ms., etc.) Author Affiliation, COUNTRY, email [11-point, centered]
2 Title of the Author (Prof. Dr., Ms., etc.) Author Affiliation, COUNTRY, email [11-point, centered]
*Corresponding author [11-point, centered]

Abstract [Font 12-point, bold, centred]
Abstract text must be in one column and font, 10 point, normal, justified alignment with single-spaced interline spacing.
There is a limitation of 2 pages. All pages size should be A4 (21 x 29,7cm). Page margins should be 2,5 cm. from the top, 2,5 cm. from the bottom; 2.00 cm from the right, and the left. Maximum words 500 to 750.
Keywords: Climate change, new legal framework, capacity building and technology transfer, research projects and conclusions, etc. [font 10-point, justified alignment].

1      SECTION [Font 12-point, bold, upper case and left alignment]

All the text must be in one column and font, 10 point, normal, justified alignment, including figures and tables, with single-spaced interline spacing.
This template will assist you in formatting your paper. Please, copy it on your computer and insert the text keeping the format and styles indicated. The various components of your paper (title, abstract, keywords, sections, text, etc.) are already defined on the style sheet, as illustrated by the portions given in this document.

1.1   Subsection [Font 12, bold, left alignment and capitalize the first letter]

The text included in the sections or subsections must begin one line after the section or subsection title. Do not use hard tabs and limit the use of hard returns to one return at the end of a paragraph. Please, do not number manually the sections and subsections; the template will do it automatically (Stern191xx,

1.1.1       Sub-subsection: Guidelines for Abbreviations and Acronyms

Define abbreviations and acronyms the first time they are used in the text, even after they have been defined in the abstract. Do not use abbreviations in the title or heads unless they are unavoidable.

1.1.2       Sub-subsection: Guidelines for Figures and Tables

Tables, figures, and graphics should be centred, numbered and accompanied by a legend. Figure captions should be below figures; table heads should appear above tables. Insert figures and tables after they are cited in the text. Use the abbreviation “Fig. 1”, even at the beginning of a sentence.

1.1.3       Sub-subsection: Guidelines for Page numbers and Footnotes

Please, do not add any kind of pagination anywhere in the paper. Avoid using headers and use footnotes [Arial, 9 point] only within the page margins (2,5 cm of white margins).

1.1.4       Sub-subsection: Guidelines for References

The reference list should be given at the end of the paper in alphabetical order according to the last name of the first author.

2           SECTION [Font12-point, bold, upper case and left alignment]

Use as many sections and subsections as you need (e.g. Introduction, Methodology, Results, Conclusions, etc.) and end the paper with the list of references.

REFERENCE LIST [Font12-point, bold, justified alignment]

[Use the Harvard style for references. Font 10-point, left alignment, upper and lower case]

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume number (issue number).   [Font 10-point, left alignment, upper and lower case]


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ADD Organizing Committee
9 September, 2015