The draft resolution of the 20th session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development is at
I am grateful for this opportunity to share my experiences and It is great to see top scientists from around the world coming and working together on ideas for bridging the digital divide. I am also pleased to see that Capacity building is strongly highlighted
in the Science, technology and innovation for development draft resolution. This is a great first step and I thank scientists and governments for the work for this. I really hope the role of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development as the
United Nations torch-bearer for science, technology and innovation for development will carry on with bigger impact.
NASA Europa Challenge is a great example of how science is a pursuit driven by the desire to serve humanity. Science is a search for truth and Science and technology should be for the benefit of the humanity as a whole.
PS: I am also pleased to see that the European Commission's high-level advisers advocate open research and innovation as essential drivers for growth in Europe. Details at
From: Anand Suchith
Sent: 13 May 2017 5:10 PM
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Subject: The Twentieth Session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development
The Twentieth Session of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development was held from 08 – 12 May 2017 ,Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. I am thankful for the opportunity to present my inputs to the esteemed members of the
UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
My presentation recording at
The slides of my presentation at
More information at
Open data and open principles in science and education are key for ensuring food security by 2030. It is now for us to make use of it, for the benefit of all. Let us work together to eradicate extreme poverty and enable shared prosperity for all. Thank you.
Dr. Suchith Anand
GeoForAll - Building and expanding Open Geospatial Science
Open Principles in Science and Education for bridging the digital divide
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