In recent years, a growing number of governments have adopted policies aimed at supporting the transition towards a digital economy. The World Trade Report 2020 looks at these policy trends and at how trade and the WTO fit with them.
Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation, Third Session (Virtual Meeting)
The Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation, Third Session was held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 19 to 20 August 2020. The Committee session was held virtually via videoconference on 19 and 20 August 2020. Bangkok-based representatives from member States and international organizations were welcome to participate in person at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok.
The Working Group on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Development (WG on ITSD) is a subsidiary body under the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), comprising senior policymakers, researchers, decision-makers, and implementers from the SPECA countries responsible for developing guidance and finding practical solutions to problems identified by the countries.
The Olympics of Innovation is a challenge for innovations, research projects, startups, individual solutionists and organizations who are solving key problems in seven categories that impact our world: Future of Humanity, Society, Health & wellbeing, Energy, Travel, Off-world civilizations and, Artistic visions of the future. There is no cost to apply for the challenge.