High-level Study Visit to China on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
4 Dec 2017 - 7 Dec 2017
To strengthen the capacity of key constituents in developing countries to benefit from science, technology and innovation for the SDGs and enhance the contribution of stakeholders to the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, UN DESA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology of China
, organised this four-day event which will serve as a major preparatory event for the development of the prototype of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) online platform. The meeting was part of the activities of the United Nations project on “Mobilizing Science, Technology and Innovation in Developing Countries for the SDGs,” which is funded by the 2030 Agenda Sub-Fund of the UN Peace and Development Trust Fund.
The high-level visit combined a 2-day inception meeting for the partnership with a 2-day study visit to the Green Technology Bank.