United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development

The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It holds an annual intergovernmental forum for discussion on timely and pertinent issues affecting science, technology and development. Its members are composed of national Governments, however civil society contributes to discussions which take place. Strong links exist with other UN bodies.
Outcomes of the CSTD include providing the United Nations General Assembly and ECOSOC with high-level advice on relevant science and technology issues. UNCTAD is responsible for the substantive servicing of the Commission.

Conference Topics

•Discussing the application of cyber security mechanics in relation to the abuse of crypto currencies
• Employing data science mechanism in combating Racial Intolerance