United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Session 3: Effective paths towards the SDGs: STI for transforming economies toward equity, sustainability and climate action

Tue 04 May 2021, 4.00 pm
Virtual Event (NYC time)


This is the second session of two dedicated to the SDGs in-focus at the HLPF 2021. This session would look specifically STI to advance SDGs 1, 8, 10, 12 and 13, including through their interlinkages with the rest of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Discussions could include new approaches to accelerate SDG progress through innovations, focused priorities for STI development and successful experiences from the pandemic that can be scaled up to have impact across multiple goals and targets as well as ways to improve the science-policy-society interface; increasing scientific collaboration globally for tackling major challenges