08 May 2018 - 09 May 2018
Tokyo, Japan

STI Roadmaps for SDGs - Expert Group Meeting in Tokyo

The overall objective of this Expert Group Meeting on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Roadmaps is to to cultivate a peer-learning environment, strenghten the capacities and share consensus and partnerships among developing and developed countries and the UN System on STI roadmaps, action plans and strategies.

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This May EGM is not only a preparatory event for the 2018 STI Forum to initiate discussion and deepen common understanding on concepts and methodologies for developing STI Roadmaps, but also as an opportunity to inform an ambitious, yet pragmatic, global initiative to promote STI Roadmaps at scale by 2019 forum and the HLPF. The objectives are:

  • share knowledge and raise awareness of STI community and policymakers on the importance of STI Roadmaps for all SDGs
  • Promote and share national and international experiences on development of STI Roadmaps and related plans, building on existing national plans
  • Cooridnate the existing approaches and methodologies and establish partnerships to strengthen the capacities of stakeholders to scale up initiatives related to STI Roadmaps for the implementation of sustainable development
  • Identify pragmatic entry points for countries to formulate or strengthen national STI strategies or policy frameworks in line with the SDGs and with mechanisms to track progress toward 2030
  • Jointly develop a global work programme and identify milestone events to develop and promote STI Roadmaps in the lead up to the STI Forum in 2019 and beyond toward 2030.

Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic will be present insights on sustainable infrastructure for STI roadmapping.

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CONTACT DETAILS

Nebojsa Nakicenovic

IIASA Deputy Director General/Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Directorate

Senior Research Scholar

Transitions To New Technologies

Senior Research Scholar

Energy

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PUBLICATIONS

Bento N, Wilson C, & Anadon LD (2018). Time to get ready: Conceptualizing the temporal and spatial dynamics of formative phases for energy technologies. Energy Policy 119: 282-293. DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.015.

Budnitz RJ, Rogner H, & Shihab-Eldin A (2018). Expansion of nuclear power technology to new countries – SMRs, safety culture issues, and the need for an improved international safety regime. Energy Policy 119: 535-544. DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.051.

McCollum D, Wilson C, Bevione M, Carrara S, Edelenbosch O, Emmerling J, Guivarch C, Karkatsoulis P, et al. (2018). Interaction of consumer preferences and climate policies in the global transition to low-carbon vehicles. Nature Energy

TWI2050 - The World in 2050 (2018). Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Report prepared by The World in 2050 initiative. IIASA Report. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). Laxenburg, Austria

Odintsova A, Gvishiani A, Nakicenovic N, Rybkina A, Busch S, & Nikolova J (2018). The world's largest oil and gas hydrocarbon deposits: ROSA database and GIS project development. Russian Journal of Earth Sciences 18 (3): 1-14. DOI:10.2205/2018ES000621.

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