CSTD 17th Session

12 May 2014 to 16 May 2014

The seventeenth session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) was held 12 - 16 May 2014, Room XVIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The CSTD is the UN commission responsible for the WSIS follow-up process, and will deal with Internet governance in particular this year, as the results of the CSTD (Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation WGEC) will be discussed and probably be fed into a draft resolution for the UN ECOSOC and the General Assembly.

See details of the recent WGEC.

See more about the CSTD meeting and the Provisional Organization of Work (programme tab).

  Key issues:  


  • Progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels

  • Priority themes:

    1. Science, technology and innovation for the post-2015 development agenda

      1. Taking stock: A decade of contributions of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development to the Millennium Development Goals
      2. Looking forward: Science, technology and innovation prospects for the post-2015 development agenda
    2. Information and communications technologies for inclusive social and economic development

  • Presentation of reports on science, technology and innovation policy reviews (STIP Reviews)


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