The 20th session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will be held on 8 – 12 May 2017, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Commission will address two priority themes:
The twentieth session will review the progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
In addition, the Commission will hear presentations on national science, technology, and innovation policy reviews.
Participants will include Ministers and representatives of governments, civil society, the business community, academia, and international and regional organisations.
The first day will consist of an opening ceremony and two ministerial roundtables:
For more information, visit the event webpage.