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Innovation and Technology for Achieving the 2030 Development Agenda

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05
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07
December
2017
Location: 
Beirut, Lebanon



The main objective of this meeting is to discuss innovation models and emerging and disruptive technologies that can aid in the achievement of the SDGs. The discussions will focus on economic and social development, and special attention will be paid to SMEs, entrepreneurship and the improvement of social well-being.
 
The complexity of development issues related to SDGS and the cross-cutting nature of innovation and technology also requires the consideration of an integrated approach that can aid in the achievement of SDGs rooted in the local needs.
 
Selected international activities related to technology and innovation for SDGs and case studies from the international, regional and national arenas will be presented and discussed to stimulate the sharing of knowledge, case studies, lessons learned, and encourage building partnership among various stakeholders to foster the role of innovation and technology for achieving the 2030 development Agenda.
 
This EGM aims to build consensus among Arab countries and regional experts on the roles of innovation and technology in economic, social and environmental development as well as the innovation models and emerging technologies that can be adapted to achieve local and regional priorities in development.
 

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