Expert Group Meeting on a possible technology facilitation mechanism
22 Jun 2015
New York
The purpose of this Expert Group Meeting reviewed the progress to date of the Inter-agency Working Group (IAWG) on the mapping of technology initiatives, developing options for an online knowledge- and information-sharing platform, and enhancing coordination and coherence of UN system work on science, technology and innovation.

The meeting also provided an opportunity to highlight how the UN system stands ready to deliver as one in supporting implementation of a possible Addis decision on a global technology facilitation mechanism in support of the SDGs and the post-2015 development agenda.
Statements & Presentations

Number of statements/presentations: 3

An Overview of UN Technology Initiatives
Wei Liu and Naoto Kanehira
Developing Options for an Online Knowledge Hub and Information Sharing Platform
Mr. Wei Liu, Division for Sustainable Development, UNDESA
Science, Technology and innovation Capacity Development for SDGs
Ludovico ALCORTA, Director, Research, Statistics and Industrial Policy Branch, UNIDO
United Nations