Mechanisms to Advance Innovation for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region
The main objective of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Mechanisms to Advance Innovation for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region was to actively identify and discuss the strategic options and mechanisms that are useful for bridging gaps in the innovation arena in the Arab region in order to advance innovation for inclusive sustainable development. The EGM highlighted the roles of various stakeholders in these mechanisms and promoted collaborative efforts for improving innovation activities within the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The EGM examined the outcomes of studies by ESCWA that identify innovation gaps and challenges in the Arab region. It also featured case studies from the Arab region and worldwide to draw on the experiences and lessons learned in overcoming or addressing those gaps.