Global Online Discussion on Science, Technology and Innovation for SDGs
Why are science, technology and innovation essential for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? Please provide one or more concrete examples that, in your experience, best exemplify this.
What are the main opportunities and challenges - at policy, organisational and individual levels - for maximizing the contribution of science, technology and innovation to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the key elements that countries and international organizations may need to take into account in formulating action plans and/or roadmaps for science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals?
How can we deploy existing knowledge and new, innovative solutions and technologies and make them more readily available to those who need them?
What would be success criteria for the STI Forum in the coming years? What questions should the STI Forum focus on?
What would be success criteria for the STI Forum in the coming years? What questions should the STI Forum focus on? The STI Forum was created with an explicit focus on the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. A recurring event that brings together the science, technology and innovation communities each year, it will inform high-level review of progress on the SDGs at the high-level political forum. This discussion will focus on how the forum could succeed in this endeavor. What features would make the forum different from other technology fora within and outside UN? Beyond policy makers, how can the forum create real incentives for participation of innovators and entrepreneurs? What preparatory steps would support an informed and productive dialogue at the Forum? How can continuity be built from one forum to the next?