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WEBINAR- HIGH- LEVEL SIDE EVENT: STI Roadmaps for SDGs

General Information

 

Objective

This meeting will discuss the role of STI for SDGs Roadmaps in the post-COVID 19 recovery context. It will present the achievements of IATT STI for SDGs work stream and, in particular the main findings of the Background paper: Overview of the existing STI roadmapping methodologies.

This will be a basis to discuss the potential application of the STI for SDGs roadmaps to support the economic and social recovery and greener development models based on the experience of IATT partners and the countries participating in the Global Pilot Programme on STI for SDGs Roadmaps.

Participation

The virtual event will bring together high-level speakers from the EU and UN and the UN Member States. It is directed to the countries and organizations interested in applying science, technology and innovation in order to achieve SDGs, respond to the development challenges and contribute to the post-crises recovery and resilience in a sustainable and knowledge-based manner.

Key issues to focus

  • The role of STI for SDGs Roadmaps in increasing the development of national STI systems, mapping the STI capacities and stakeholders and facilitating evidence – informed policy making and better cooperation in crises
  • STI for SDGs Roadmaps as potential pathways to sustainable recovery and future resilience
  • Preparing to the implementation of STI for SDGs roadmaps and learning from practical experiences and success stories

Deliverable

Conclusions on how to apply the experience of international organizations and UN Member States on using science, technology and innovation to achieve SDGs to build pathways to sustainable recovery and future resilience.

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Agenda and Presentations

Agenda        Key messages HLPF-STI for SDGs

Prestentations

  • Dr Peggy Oti-Boateng, Director, Division of Science Policy and Capacity- Building, UNESCO
  • Mr Alessandro Rainoldi, Head of Unit, Territorial Development, European Commission - Joint Research Centre  
  • Viktor Nedovic, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Serbia  
  • Sachin Chaturvedi, Director General at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, India  
  • Wilhelmina Quaye, Director of the CSIR-Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Accra, Ghana  
  • Mr. SATO Fumikazu, Councillor for Innovation Promotion, Cabinet Secretariat / Deputy Director

 

 

Venue

Virtual Meeting (Microsoft teams)

Registration information

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