The Panel will engage in a wide-ranging consultation process to hear and learn from individuals and institutions worldwide. This includes participating in conferences, as well as hosting original events and meetings. Check back often for information on events both past & upcoming.
Commission on Science and Technology for Development
May 13 - May 17
The twenty-second session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland from 13 to 17 May 2019. Every year, the Commission has two priority themes. This year these are:
- The impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development.
- The role of science, technology and innovation (STI) in building resilient communities, including through the contribution of citizen science.
The twenty-second session will also review the progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Participants will include ministers and representatives of governments, civil society, the business community, academia and international and regional organizations. Most member States will be represented by high-level delegations.
On Tuesday 14 May, members of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, Bogolo Kenewendo and Akaliza Ntwari will be speaking at a roundtalble on the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international level.
Visit the site for more information and agenda.