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STI Forum - Preparatory Briefing and more

Please, find attached the information about a briefing that the President of ECOSOC is organizing on the preparations for the ECOSOC multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals. The briefing will be held on 4 April 2019, from 1:15PM – 2:30PM in the ECOSOC Chamber. 

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Richard Huggard
HLPF Side Event and Exhibitions applications now open

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs is pleased to announce that the applications for Side Events and Exhibitions to be held at the margins of the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC are open as of today, Monday, 18 March 2019. The application can be found at: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2019/#other. Please ensure that you review the side event guidelines and exhibition guidelines before applying.

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Richard Huggard
Next steps towards CPD52 and the Political Declaration

Following the informal informal consultations on Wednesday 6 March for the zero draft of the political declaration of the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) for the 52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD52), H E Mr Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica, the Chairperson designate, will circulate a further ‘tweaked’ draft before the next consultations which are scheduled to take place on Monday 25 March. 

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Call for Innovations: Share your workable tech solutions to achieve the SDGs! Through 29 March 2019

Ahead of the fourth annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum), to be held at UN Headquarters in New York from 14 to 15 May 2019, the UN Department of Economic Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the Global Innovation Exchange (GIE), is inviting innovators from around the world to submit their scientific and technological solutions to the challenges impeding progress towards one of these five in-focus SDGs:

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Richard Huggard
UHC High-Level Meeting: Get Involved Now

We have received the following from Global Health Strategies | UHC Coalition

We are writing to make sure you saw the important deadlines coming up in March that will help lay the groundwork for the High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage, which will take place on 23 September 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York City.

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Richard Huggard