Introduction of the 2013 CDP report at the High-level Segment of ECOSOC

On 2 July 2013 Professor Jose Antonio Ocampo, Chair of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), introduced the Committee's findings on "Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development" as part of the CDPs report on its 15th session at the Annual Ministerial Review of the High-Level Segment of the 2013 ECOSOC session.

The 2013 High-level segment of ECOSOC was held from 1 to 4 July 2013, at the United Nations Office in Geneva and addressed the Council’s overall annual theme “Science, technology and innovation and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals”. It brought together high-level representatives of UN Member States, civil society actors, including non-governmental organizations, academia and the private sector, and the UN system.


Statement by Professor Ocampo

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