United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)

CSTD is a subsidiary body for the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), providing high level assistance and advice relating to issues of science and technology. It consists of 43 members serving a term of four years, elected by the ECOSOC. If you’re ready to tackle issues involved with rapid technological change, sign up for CSTD!

Official Website: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/CSTD.aspx

Latest on the Agenda:

  1. The role of science, technology and innovation in increasing substantially the share of renewable energy by 2030
  2. Building digital competencies to benefit from existing and emerging technologies, with special focus on gender and youth dimensions