Awareness and Capacity Building Advancing Sustainable Development Goals: Role of Science, Technology and Innovation

27-28th July, 2017, India International Centre, New Delhi -11003

Keeping with its mandate towards support to United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and Advancing Sustainable Development Goals, a two days workshop on Awareness and Capacity Building on Advancing Sustainable Development Goals: Roles of Science, Technology and Innovation was held on July 27-28, 2017 in New Delhi. The main objective was to create a platform for describing and sharing ideas for formal or informal scientific research-based, academic, technological and innovative exchanges, which would focus on Sustainable Development Goals targets to; 

  • Discuss the role of Science, Technology and Innovation in Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Deliberate on selected technology targets and opportunities for accelerating the progress.
  • Reflect on emerging technologies and develop joint partnerships in the context of SDGs and Climate Change.      

The workshop organized by the Climate Change Research Institute jointly with UN Global Compact Network of India (GCNI) and India International Center (IIC), focused on five SDGs namely, SDG 7, SDG 9, SDG 11, SDG 13 and SDG 17. Distinguished speakers and eminent experts from policy makers, academia, civil society and corporate sector in different sessions delivered the lectures aimed at capacity building among the students and management trainees. Youth attended in large number and the participants were exposed to innovative ways through scientific and technological inputs to achieve the SDGs targets.

Day -1 (27th July, 2017)
Day -2 (28th July, 2017)