Special event 2: Roundtable on STI roadmaps for SDGs - the technical perspective
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Conference Room 6, UNHQ

Official meeting

The special event will discuss the UN work and collaboration on development of the guidebook on building STI roadmaps for the SDGs as a policy-making and communication tool for Member States. It will also present a proposed global pilot programme on STI roadmaps in order to build capacity for and scale up adoption of the Member States’ STI roadmaps for the SDGs. The session will discuss recommendations on the topic.

Moderator: Mr. Michiharu Nakamura, 10-Member Group of High-level representatives; and Senior Advisor/Former President, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Welcome remarks:
• Mr. Shantanu Mukherjee, Chief, Integrated Policy and Analysis Branch, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, DESA

Panelists
• Ms. Motoko Kotani, Executive Member of the Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI), Prime Minister Cabinet Office, Japan
• Mr. Paulo Correa, Advisor at Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice of the World Bank • Mr. Dirk Fransaer, Director General, VITO, Belgium
• Mr. Kenji Suzuki, Senior General Manager, African Division, Toyota Tsusho Corp., Japan
• Dr. Annalee Babb, Special Envoy and Special Advisor to the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Smart Technology, Barbados

Interactive discussion
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