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Programme of Side Events for the Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)
Date & Time Event Name Organziers Conference Room
1:15 - 2:30 PM 
Special Event: the Call for Innovations DSD/UNDESA with Global Innovation Exchange CR 1
Practical responses to policy challenges: ensuring STI policies support the achievement of SDGs UNCTAD, ILO, ESCWA, and Germany CR 11
IoTs, Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development ITU CR E
Co-designing fit-for-purpose Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) systems at national, regional and international levels ICSU-ISSC CR A
6:15 - 7:30 PM 
Technology Assessment Platform: Ensuring Peoples' Participation in Implementing STI Roadmaps UN-NGLS, ETC Group, Technology Assessment Platform Latin America CR 6
Harnessing Innovation for the Needs of Crisis-Affected People OCHA-WVI-GHL CR 1
Let's get real! How do we walk the talk to make STI work for SDGs UNU-MERIT, T2i, Rutgers University, and WASTE CR A
Advancing Solutions and Opportunities – Global Cooperation Towards SDG 9 Bulgaria, Finland, Mexico, APC, ICANN, IEEE, ISOC, and People Centered Internet CR E
6:30 - 8:30 PM
STI Forum Exhibition Hub
A unique opportunity for matchmaking, networking and experience-sharing. Selected innovators from the Call for Innovations will showcase their solutions for the SDGs.
Express Bar
1:15 - 2:30 PM 
Improve Access and Financing for STI through South-South Cooperation ITC-UNOSSC CR A
From Science to Policy to Action - Promoting the Virtuous Cycle of STI for SDGs SAB and UNESCO CR E
Youth Empowerment for Agenda 2030 Climate Action through Science, Technology and Innovation  IAAI, WorldWeWant2030 CR 11
The Role of Innovation and Technologies for Sustainable Development  UNIDO, WIPO, Finland and Kenya CR 1
6:15 - 7:30 PM
Data Revolution - Opportunities and challenges of technology transfer for least developed countries OICT, Sweden CR 1
Challenges and Opportunities for Science, Technology and Innovation in the Implementation of the Health related SDGs in the 2030 Agenda FIOCRUZ CR A
Building Coherence between Science & Technology Roadmaps - Towards a Unified Approach The Major Group of Children & Youth CR 11

Self-Organized Side Events
Leaving No One Behind – STI and Informal Knowledge Systems of Indigenous Peoples, Women and Girls

Organized by CSO FfD Group, ETC Group and MGCY

  • 6 June 2016 from 1:15 - 2:30 pm in Conference Room S-2723
United Nations