Session 6: STI for inclusive and equitable societies (SDG 10 and SDG 16)
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Official meeting

The session will discuss ways in which science, technology, and innovation can better support SDG 10 (reducing inequalities) and SDG 16 (peace, justice, and strong institutions). In particular, the session will focus on how to achieve inclusive societies in a rapidly changing world. It will identify challenges and needs, good practices and policy recommendations.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Marie Chatardová

Innovators presentations
• DIYlaw (Funkola Odeleye) - Nigeria
• Using UAVs to Map, Monitor and Protect Indigenous Territories (Nina Tushev) - USA

Moderator: Mr. Huadong Guo, 10-Member Advisor Group; and Chairman of Academic Committee, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Panelists
• Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, UN Relations and Partnerships, World Bank
• Mr. Bonian Golmohammadi, Secretary-General 16+Forum, Sweden

Interactive discussion
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