• Showcasing youth concepts 
  • Opening remarks and key messages  
  • Thematic Session 1: Mobilizing and Participating Diaspora for STI in Africa
  • Thematic Session 2: STI for Excessive Productiveness and Financial diversification in Africa 

Over the previous three a long time, Africa has made important progress in educating its youth, constructing its industrial base, and creating a big inside market which have collectively enabled Africa to resist world crises. The primary STI in Africa Day will discover how Africa can mobilize and leverage the youth, its diaspora, the African Continental Free Commerce Space, and rising industrial base to drive STI to satisfy its growth aspirations and meet all SDG targets. It can present a platform for exchanging concepts and exploring methods to speed up the event, utility, and scaling up of applied sciences to fast-track progress on the SDGs and Agenda 2063. This particular occasion will present a world stage for conversations between the diaspora and residential (world Africa), enterprise levers in Africa vs. the diaspora and its capability to strike partnerships to spend money on abroad markets and Africa itself. 

The co-organisers are DESA and ECA, with the help of FAO, MIT, UNESCO, and Workplace of the Particular Adviser on Africa (OSAA)/IDTFAA

The STI Discussion board will facilitate discussions on science, expertise and innovation cooperation in help of the SDGs. Along with offering the mandated inputs for the Excessive-Degree Political Discussion board on Sustainable Improvement to be held from 10 to 19 July 2023, the Discussion board may also take a broader take a look at the contribution of STI to the achievement of all of the SDGs in recognition of the September mid-term evaluate of SDG progress.