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Special event 1: Launch of exhibition of innovative technology solutions for SDGs
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
1:20 PM - 2:15 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Official meeting

UN-DESA together with the Global Innovation Exchange launched a Global Call for Innovations for the SDGs – a call for innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs and sustainability change agents worldwide to submit innovative solutions for sustainable development, especially with regard to the five SDGs that have been selected for in-depth review in 2019 in particular: SDGs 4, 8, 10, 13, and 16.

Welcome: H.E. Ms. Inga Rhonda King, President of the Economic and Social Council

Mr. Gong Ke, President-elect, World Federation of Engineering Organizations; President of Nankai University, China.

Ms. Sweta Govani, Senior Communication Officer and Lead, Global Innovation Exchange (GIE), Results for Development, USA
United Nations