The collaborative Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) is convened annually by the President of ECOSOC and expected to discuss science, technology and innovation cooperation around thematic areas for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), congregating all relevant stakeholders to actively contribute in their area of expertise.
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The ISC, together with the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), is an official co-organizing partner of the Scientific and Technological Community Major Group at the United Nations.
The 2021 STI Forum will take place on 4 – 5 May 2021 on the theme “Science, technology and innovation for a sustainable and resilient COVID-19 recovery, and effective pathways of inclusive action towards the Sustainable Development Goals”. See detailed background information, as well as the full programme of the event on the official website.
We have curated a list of side events and special events that you might want to consider attending.
🟢 Side event: Vaccines: A case for Science, Society and Policies Interactions in the Quest of STI for SDGs, jointly organized by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – FIOCRUZ, International Science Council (ISC) and G-STIC.
📅 Monday 3 May | 🕐 15:00 – 16:30 UTC
🟢 Side event: Harnessing Science for a Sustainable Future: Bridging the Policy, Research, and Community Divide, organized by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Springer Nature.
📅 Monday 3 May | 🕐 11:45 – 13:00 UTC
📅 Monday 3 May | 🕐 12:00 – 13:30 UTC
🔵 Special event: Reflections by 10-Member Group members on next steps for the TFM.
📅 Tuesday 4 May | 🕐 15:15 – 16:15 UTC
🟢 Side event: Inclusive pathways for steering STI for SDGs – evidence, tools and policies organized by the University of Sussex, University College London, United Nations Development Programme
📅 Tuesday 4 May | 🕐 14:30 – 16:30 UTC
🟢 Side event: Engineering – Bridging the Gap for a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery organized by the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) and UNESCO.
📅 Tuesday 4 May | 🕐 17:00 UTC