High-level Side Event on STI for the SDGs
13 Jul 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Link to website
The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation for Achieving Sustainable Development and Supporting the Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Objective
This high-level side event was convened by the informal IAWG on a Technology Facilitation Mechanism. It
focused on how the United Nations system is prepared to coordinate its initiatives including capacity-building
efforts on science, technology and innovation in support of the sustainable development goals. It provided
an opportunity for a dialogue with Member States and other stakeholders, including the private sector, on a
coordinated way forward to support implementation of the STI-related decisions contained in the Addis Ababa
Accord.

United Nations