Technical Committee of the ESCWA Technology Centre, 6th Meeting
ESCWA Technology Centre (ETC) is organizing the sixth technical committee meeting to provide guidance on the focus areas of the centre and its work program for 2019 based on the outcome of the ministerial session and key regional technological priorities.
Participants in the meeting include technical experts from the region in various developed and emerging technologies, representing stakeholders from the academic and research institutions, industrial, public sector, UN organizations, and international experts and organizations.
The specific objectives of the meeting are:
- Discuss the translation of the outcome of ESCWA ministerial session (including Beirut Consensus and the outcome of the high level three round tables) into priority areas that could be included in ETC work program for 2019.
- Deliberate on technology priorities and needs of member countries that fall within ETC strategic objectives and areas of intervention.
The deliberations of the two-day technical meeting will produce a set of key messages, and recommendations reflecting the participants’ views. These key messages and recommendations will advise the preparation of ETC 2019 work program and will be included in a meeting report to be presented during the 8th meeting of ETC Board of Governance (BoG) in November 2018.