United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Session 1: STI Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Tue 04 May 2021, 9.45 am
Virtual Event (NYC time)


This session will explore lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for a better science-policy-society interface, a resilient, sustainable and inclusive recovery, and rapid solutions for global challenges. This will include reflections on the response of the scientific community to the pandemic, its impact on open science, building trust in science, support for the economic and social recovery, including through the creative economy, advancement of gender equality as well as lessons-learned on how to better harness science and technology to resolve global challenges.