Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-sixth session

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The Commission on Science and Engineering for Progress (CSTD) is a subsidiary physique of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations focal stage for science, technological innovation and innovation (STI) for growth, in examining how STI, which include facts and communications technologies (ICTs), serve as enablers of the 2030 Agenda.

It acts as a forum for strategic preparing, sharing classes discovered and most effective techniques, supplying foresight about critical traits in STI in essential sectors of the overall economy, the surroundings and culture, and drawing interest to emerging and disruptive systems.

Each and every 12 months, the fee has two precedence themes. For the twenty-sixth session, these are:

  1. Technologies and innovation for cleaner and more productive and competitive manufacturing
     
  2. Making certain secure h2o and sanitation for all: a alternative by science, technological innovation and innovation

The Fee will also critique the development manufactured in the implementation of and stick to-up to the results of the Planet Summit on the Info Society at the regional and worldwide stages and listen to displays on ongoing science, technological innovation and innovation plan critiques.

Contributors will involve associates of Governments, international companies, civil society and the personal sector.

Programme

27 March

  • Opening ceremony
  • A Coversation with Good Minds: Eminent economists and experts discuss the opportunities of and challenges in scientific breakthroughs for sustainable improvement

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  • Ministerial spherical table on the job of science, technological innovation and innovation in accelerating the recovery from the pandemic and the total implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Enhancement at all amounts

28 March

  • Higher-stage classes on engineering and innovation for cleaner and a lot more productive and aggressive manufacturing
  • Higher-stage session on ensuring safe and sound water and sanitation for all: A option by way of science, technological know-how and innovation

29 March

  • Superior-level session to review the progress created in the implementation of and observe-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Data Society at the regional and worldwide levels
  • Session on science, technological know-how and innovation coverage testimonials

Logistics

The session will be held with physical participation at the Palais des Nations via a simultaneous interpretation system in the 6 formal languages of the United Nations on 27-31 March 2023. Remote participation may perhaps be possible with restricted intervention options.

A website link to the session will be despatched to all registered contributors, at the e-mail handle utilized for registration, a person day in progress of the get started of the session.

The opening ceremony and exclusive session A Conversation with Terrific Minds will be streamed stay on UN Web Tv.