Commission on Science and Technology for Development, fifteenth session
21 - 25 May 2012
Palais des Nations
The 15th session of the CSTD concluded on 25 May, 2012, recommending to the Economic and Social Council for adoption the following draft resolutions:
The Commission will review progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes at the regional and international levels, including on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
The Commission will address the following priority themes:
- Innovation, research, technology transfer for mutual advantage,
entrepreneurship and collaborative development in the information society.
- Open access, virtual science libraries, geospatial analysis and other
complementary information and communications technology and science,
technology, engineering and mathematics assets.
In addition, the national science, technology and innovation policy reviews of El Salvador
will be officially presented.
on national science, technology and innovation policy reviews is available here
Participants will include Representatives of Governments, civil society, the private sector, international organizations and many others.
Conference Registration Form
is available here.
CSTD meeting on enhanced cooperation on public policy issues pertaining to the Internet
On 18 May 2012, the CSTD will hold a meeting on enhanced cooperation on public policy issues pertaining to the Internet.
For additional information
, including instructions on how to register, please click here
The CSTD Working Group on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum
The fifth and final meeting of the CSTD Working Group on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum took place in Geneva from 20-22 February 2012.
The chairman's summary of the meeting
is available here
For reference, additional information about this and the prior meetings
of the Working Group on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum is available here
The report of the Working Group
on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (A/67/65) is available here
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Mr. Mongi Hamdi: