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Social activism needed to rein in tech’s destructive elements
13 Apr 2021
Civil society can lead a global movement to steer the tech agenda towards inclusive and sustainable development, experts say.
How science, tech and innovation can help beyond the pandemic
15 Jan 2021
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
11 Dec 2020
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.
How to launch Ethiopia's tech and innovation lift-off
22 Nov 2019
UNCTAD review shows how improved use of science, technology and innovation policies can build innovation capacity, upgrade technologies and accelerate Ethiopia's development process.
New policy review framework balances development objectives
17 May 2019
UNCTAD updates its methodology for assessing science, technology and innovation policies to better balance economic, social and environmental factors.
Inequalities and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
1 May 2019
Written bySusan E. Cozzens, Georgia Institute of Technology
Genetics and AI experts to speak at science, tech and innovation meeting
4 Mar 2019
The impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development, and the role of citizen science, form focus of May session.
Inclusive science policymaking needed for rapid tech change
13 Feb 2019
Inter-sessional Panel of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development meets in Vienna to discuss ssacling up inclusion.
What if our future were designed equally by women?
11 Feb 2019
Writen byShamika N. Sirimanne, Director of the Division on Technology and Logistics (UNCTAD)
Science, technology and innovation a powerful engine for sustainable development in the Islamic Republic of Iran
15 May 2017
A new report from UNCTAD finds that the Islamic Republic of Iran has greatly improved its science, technology and innovation capacity over the past decade. However, policy action can further improve the country's ability to harness the full potential of STI as an instrument to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.