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United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)
 



The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

The Commission provides the General Assembly and ECOSOC with high-level advice on relevant science and technology issues.

UNCTAD is responsible for the substantive servicing of the Commission.

 

 

 News

 
29 May 2013First meeting of the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC), 30-31 May 2013, Geneva
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28 March 2013Final composition of the CSTD Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation
14 February 2013Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation – Next Steps
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29 January 2013Establishment of a Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation - feedback before 8 February 2013
09 January 2013Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) opens
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 Documents

 
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 Annual sessions

 
Start DateTitleLocationCountry
04-08 May 2015 Commission on Science and Technology for Development, eighteenth sessionGenevaSwitzerland
12-16 May 2014Commission on Science and Technology for Development, seventeenth sessionGenevaSwitzerland
03-07 Jun 2013Commission on Science and Technology for Development, sixteenth sessionGenevaSwitzerland
21-25 May 2012Commission on Science and Technology for Development, fifteenth sessionGeneva
22-27 May 2011Commission on Science and Technology for Development, fourteenth sessionGeneva
16-21 May 2010Commission on Science and Technology for Development, thirteenth sessionGeneva
24-29 May 2009Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twelfth sessionGeneva
25-30 May 2008Commission on Science and Technology for Development, eleventh session
22 May 2007CSTD-GAID panel on ICT for Development – A follow up to the World Summit on the Information Society
20-25 May 2007Commission on Science and Technology for Development, tenth session Geneva
14-19 May 2006Commission on Science and Technology for Development, ninth session Geneva
23-27 May 2005Commission on Science and Technology for Development, eighth session Geneva
24-28 May 2004Commission on Science and Technology for Development, seventh sessionGeneva
05-09 May 2003Commission on Science and Technology for Development, sixth sessionGeneva
28 May-01 Jun 2001Economic and Social Council, Commission on Science and Technology for Development, fifth sessionGeneva
17-21 May 1999Economic and Social Council, Commission on Science and Technology for Development, fourth sessionGeneva
12-16 May 1997Economic and Social Council, Commission on Science and Technology for Development, Third sessionGeneva
14-24 May 1995Economic and Social Council, Commission on Science and Technology for Development, Second sessionGeneva
11-23 Apr 1993Economic and Social Council, Commission on Science and Technology for Development, First sessionGeneva
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 Inter-sessional panels

 
Start DateTitleLocationCountry
22-24 May 2002CSTD-First Panel Meeting on Indicators of Technology DevelopmentGeneva
15-17 Oct 2002CSTD-Second Panel Meeting on Linking Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Technology Development for Capacity Building and Strategic CompetitivenessColombo (Sri Lanka)
15-17 Jan 2003CSTD-Third Panel Meeting on Enhancing Strategic Competitiveness in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Luanda (Angola)
29-31 Oct 2003CSTD, Panel Meeting on Promoting the Application of Science and Technology to Meet the Development Goals contained in the Millenium DeclarationTuñez (Tuñez)
27-29 Oct 2004CSTD Panel Meeting on Science and Technology Promotion, Advice and Application for the Achievement of the Millennium Development GoalsVienna
10-12 Nov 2005CSTD Panel - Bridging the technology gap between and within nationsRabat
06-08 Nov 2006CSTD Panel - Promoting the building of a people-centred, development-oriented and inclusive information society, with a view to enhancing digital opportunities for all peopleParis
27-30 Nov 2007CSTD 2007-2008 Inter-sessional Panel Kuala Lumpur
12-14 Nov 2008CSTD 2008-2009 Inter-sessional Panel Santiago
09-11 Nov 2009CSTD 2009-2010 Inter-sessional Panel
15-17 Dec 2010CSTD 2010-2011 Inter-sessional Panel
13-15 Dec 2011CSTD 2011-2012 Inter-sessional PanelManila
07-09 Jan 2013CSTD 2012-2013 Inter-sessional PanelLimaPeru
02-04 Dec 2013CSTD 2013-2014 Inter-sessional PanelWashington, D.C.United States of America
26-28 Nov 2014CSTD 2014-2015 Inter-sessional PanelGenevaSwitzerland
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 WGIGF

 
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