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Five years ago, 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 17 SDGs at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. With just ten years to go, an ambitious global effort is underway to deliver the SDGs by 2030. Technological solutions play an important role in this. They are central to this year's G-STIC Conference.
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UN Secretary-General António Guterres will be present at the G-STIC conference, which is taking place as a hybrid event: live in Brussels for a limited number of participants, and online for everyone. He will share his vision of what is needed to accelerate sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest challenges and introduce the High-Level Dialogue on Sustainable Development closing session on 28 October, during which Gro Harlem Brundtland (former prime minister of Norway and former Director-General of the WHO), Alexander De Croo (Belgian vice prime minister) and Jeffrey Sachs (Earth Institute) will debate on how to accelerate the transition to reach the SDGs.

During a roundtable on 27 October, the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism’s 10-Member Group will take stock of how far we have come in the process. They will discuss how we can strengthen international cooperation on science and on science-policy advice to save lives, – not only in the current pandemic, but well beyond it.

See the agenda for more information.

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