How science, tech and innovation can help beyond the pandemic
International cooperation on the science, technology and innovation frontiers can fast-track sustainable development progress after the COVID-19 crisis, experts say.
Calibrating technology to tackle sustainable development challenges in Africa
Science, technology, and innovation set to boost post COVID-19 recovery as the continent seeks to tap its energy and agricultural sectors as tools for development and growth with UNCTAD’s help.
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery
How science, technology and innovation can help build resilience to multiple shocks
Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director, Division on Technology and Logistics, and Clovis Freire, Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTAD
UN to boost health tech production for COVID-19
UN agencies launched the Tech Access Partnership in a joint effort to scale up local production of life-saving health technologies for COVID-19.
A.I. vs. COVID-19
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, NNAISENSE and Scientific Director, Swiss AI Lab IDSIA and Professor of AI, USI & SUPSI, Switzerland
Science and innovation funds key to COVID-19 responses and beyond
UNCTAD presents a case for protecting science, technology and innovation funding during and after the COVID-19 crisis in a new policy paper
Why the global science community must come and stay together beyond the coronavirus pandemic
Written by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD