PROGRAM OF THE G-STIC SPECIAL EVENT

STI-Forum - UN Headquarters New York, 7 June 2018

SESSION 1

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Opening remarks

Reflections from co-organizing Member States and co-hosts of G-STIC 2018

9:45 AM – 10:05 AM

Opening

Mr. Elliott Harris, Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

H.E. Toshiya Hoshino, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations & Co-Chair of the 2018 STI Forum

H.E. Juan Sandoval Mendiolea, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations & Co-Chair of the 2018 STI Forum

10:05 AM – 10:30 AM
Brief presentations of the G-STIC 2018 co-hosts

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Why we need major technological transitions to achieve the SDGs?

Ms.Veerle Vandeweerd, G-STIC, Policy Director

Key findings of G-STIC 2017

Mr. Kennedy Orwa, African Centre for Technology Studies, Executive Director

Promising technological solutions for good health and well-being and the cross-cutting nature of the new thematic G-STIC cluster Health

Mr. Paulo Gadelha, Fiocruz, former President & coordinator Strategy for 2030 Agenda, Member of the 10-Member Group to support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism