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Capacity Building Course on Technology for Development: Innovation Policies for the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Region

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In the framework of the UN Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), seven UN agencies namely UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Industrial Development Organization, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UN Conference on Trade and Development, International Telecommunication Union, World Intellectual Property Organization and UN University-Maastricht have developed a 5-day capacity building course on the framework, policies and measurement of innovation in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The course aims to introduce the participants to the five aspects of innovation: policies, conceptual framework of the STI for SDGs, design and implementation, as well as monitoring and evaluation.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing, in collaboration with the IATT-WS6, a regional capacity building course on Technology for Development: Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region. The course will be held during the period 15-19 April 2018 in Amman-Jordan.

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