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CSTD Side-Event - Advancing STI Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Experience from ASEAN
14 May 2019
13:00-13.50 hrs. Room XXII, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

The side event is to be organized by the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office of Thailand in collaboration with UNCTAD

Objectives:

  • Showcase current ASEAN cooperation on STI for sustainable development, successful STI projects in the ASEAN region and ASEAN strategy on STI cooperation both within and beyond the region.

  • Share the experiences of ASEAN partners such as China and UNCTAD in strengthening STI cooperation in support of achieving SDGs.

  • Promote South-South cooperation on STI through regional cooperation and multilateral organizations.

  • Illustrate how other regions, states or international organizations can take part in this endeavor.

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Panelists:

  • Sek Wannamethee, Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva (Moderator)

  • Rowena Cristina L. Guevarra, Undersecretary for Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology, Philippines (confirmed)

  • Kanchana Wanichkorn, Deputy Executive Director, Office of the National Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation Policy Council, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (confirmed)

  • Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics (DTL), UNCTAD (confirmed)

  • Lei Wang, associated professor at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (confirmed)

There will be a short Q&A session at the end following a brief closing remark by the moderator.


Sandwiches, drinks along with Thai desserts will be available outside Room XXII for participants of the side event.

Language(s):English
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