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The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development highlights the role of Science, Technology and Innovation in the Development Agenda
18 Dec 2013
2013-2014 Inter-sessional Panel of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) took place in Washington DC, from 2 to 4   December 2013.
2nd Biotrade Congress to focus on potential of biodiversity products for forest preservation
9 Dec 2013
Experts meeting in Geneva will discuss how the sale and trade of goods sustainably harvested from forests, if expanded, may preserve stands of timber as carbon "sinks" and thus mitigate climate change.
Information Economy Report 2012 now available in French and Spanish
31 Oct 2013
The Information Economy Report 2012: The Software Industry and Developing Countries is the seventh edition in the flagship series published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). As one of few annual reports that monitor global trends related to information and communication technologies (ICTs) from a development perspective, the Report is a valuable reference for policymakers.
Experts discuss challenges of implementing science, technology and innovation policies
5 Aug 2013
During a parallel event to the ECOSOC meetings held recently in Geneva, experts argued that science, technology and innovation (STI) policy action was vital for development, and noted that both policy design and implementation posed important challenges for policymakers.
Dominican Republic summarizes science, technology and innovation policies
19 Jun 2013
The country’s Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology has reviewed challenges that the nation faces, at the meeting that saw the presentation of UNCTAD’s Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Review of the Dominican Republic.
Debate: Harnessing science and technology to spur development
6 Jun 2013
Ministerial roundtable meetings have discussed how to use the information society and scientific and technological advances to speed economic progress in developing countries.
UNCTAD in joint work on traceability system for snake skins
12 Mar 2013
UNCTAD and the secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) have held a roundtable meeting, with relevant experts, to prepare a platform for an international traceability system for snake skins.
Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation – Next Steps
14 Feb 2013
The Chairman of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), Mr. Miguel Palomino de la Gala, invites regional and stakeholder groups to hold consultations on which respective representatives they would like to be considered for the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation, keeping in mind paragraph 21 of the General Assembly resolution 67/195.