The 21st session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will take place on 14–18 May 2018, at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Commission will address two priority themes:
- the role of science, technology and innovation to increase substantially the share of renewable energy by 2030
- building digital competencies to benefit from existing and emerging technologies, with special focus on gender and youth dimensions
Furthermore, the meeting will also review the progress made in the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
Participation is open to ministers and representatives of governments, civil society, the business community, academia and international and regional organisations. For more information, visit the event webpage.