STI Forum

G-STIC ONLINE SIDE EVENT DURING THE STI FORUM

4 May 2021, 12:45 PM – 03:00 PM EDT

The sixth annual STI Forum will be held from 4 to 5 May 2021. The Forum will be organized by the UN interagency task team on STI for the SDGs (IATT), convened by UN-DESA and UNCTAD, and the 10-Member Group of high-level representatives appointed by the Secretary General.

The G-STIC online side event on 4 May, in relation to the 2021 STI Forum, is organised by the Permanent Missions of Belgium and Brazil to the United Nations.

During this G-STIC online side event, chaired by Dirk Fransaer (Managing Director, VITO), speakers will showcase some innovative, market-ready integrated technological solutions which offer doable ways to bring about the paradigm shifts which will move societies and economies onto more sustainable development paths.

ONLINE SIDE EVENT ABOUT VACCINES DURING THE STI FORUM

3 May 2021, 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM EDT

The sixth annual STI Forum will be organised by the UN interagency task team on STI for the SDGs (IATT), convened by UN-DESA and UNCTAD and the 10-Member Group of high-level representatives appointed by the Secretary General.

The online side event on 3 May, in relation to the 2021 STI Forum, is organised by Fiocruz, the International Science Council and G-STIC.

In this online side event, coordinated by Paulo Gadelho (Coordinator of the Fiocruz Strategy for the 2030 Agenda), speakers will discuss the challenges vaccines have brought to Science, Technology and Innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also share Science, Technology and Innovation insights relating to the SDGs with regard to the six entry points into the High-level Political Forum on sustainable development.