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Paragraph 48 of the Future We Want, Rio+20
C. Engaging major groups and other stakeholders

We recognize the important contribution of the scientific and technological community to sustainable development. We are committed to working with and fostering collaboration among the academic, scientific and technological community, in particular in developing countries, to close the technological gap between developing and developed countries and strengthen the science-policy interface as well as to foster international research collaboration on sustainable development.

Supporting Initiatives
Strengthening the science-policy interface
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations