Dialogue 1 - Stock-taking of the international debates on development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies
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29 Apr 2014
ECOSOC Chamber, Conference Building, UN Headquarters, New York City

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Statements & Presentations

Objectives:

- Identifying and addressing gaps throughout the full technology life cycle, from research to development, demonstration, market formation, transfer and diffusion, fostering innovation, and promoting an enabling environment at all levels, while respecting the mandates of existing institutions, frameworks and processes;

- Identifying and assessing existing international science, technology and innovation cooperation institutions, frameworks and processes within the technology life cycle, from research to development, demonstration, market formation, transfer and diffusion;

- How intergovernmental cooperation and public-private partnerships could foster innovation and diffusion of environmentally sound technology, while promoting an enabling environment at all levels? Enhancing the role of private sector- or non-profit-driven international development efforts in technology facilitation;

- Key lessons learned from existing mechanisms and processes meant to facilitate the development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies.
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