ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/2
Publication Type: Reports & studies
Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology
SDGs: Agenda 2030
Keywords: Arab countries, Developing countries, Information society, Information technology, Innovations, New technologies, Sustainable development
Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region
The publication explores innovation approaches and technological trends that bolster inclusive sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs in the Arab region by:
- Highlighting various innovation approaches and revealing their potential and the opportunities they offer;
- Specifying the role of selected new technologies to address the development challenges in the Arab region;
- providing policy recommendations for the adoption of various innovation approaches at national level;
- presenting scenarios to harness Science, Technology and Innovation in the Development Agenda in the Arab region.
The publication recommends that policy makers adopt and integrate appropriate innovation approaches and emerging technologies in national Agenda 2030 policies and strategies to further support inclusive sustainable development.