Side Event- 1st UN Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation
Focus: Improve access and financing for Science, Technology and Innovation through South-South cooperation
First ever Multi-stakeholder Forum on STI for SDGs to contribute to “Realizing the potential of STI for all to achieve the SDGs” through the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) as mandated by the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The side event also aimed to Improve Access and Financing for STI through South-South Cooperation.
a) Creating mechanisms and channels to identify, accelerate & support high impact solutions that can radically transform today’s businesses/ industries
b) Exploring non-conventional modes of investment/financing