Ukraine joined the UN Global Pilot Programme on STI for SDGs Roadmaps in March 2021, supported by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, as well as the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. This policy brief provides an overview of Ukraine’s preliminary steps in the design of the STI for SDGs roadmap, with a focus on the analysis of policy frameworks and institutional setup. The work aimed at positioning the roadmap in the existing legal and policy framework and at identifying the most appropriate governance structure. Recommendations on the methodology and on the next steps are shared in this document. The STI for SDGs roadmap design follows the Guidebook for the Preparation of STI for SDGs roadmaps and is based on the most recent advancements in the Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Development Goals methodology.
The aim of this policy brief is to share Ukraine’s preliminary steps in the design of the STI for SDGs roadmap, particularly as concerns the analysis of policy frameworks and institutional set-up. This policy brief shows a practical implementation of the Guidebook in the Ukrainian context in alignment with the JRC Smart Specialisation for SDGs methodology.