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ECOSOC High Level Side Event on Innovation and Technology for Post-2015 Development Agenda
Start Date: Jul 03, 2013
End Date: Jul 03, 2013
Venue: Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva
Description:

      

Side Event during ECOSOC High Level Segment

 

Organized by

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

in Partnership with

Center for Electronic Governance at United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology

3rd July 2013, 13:15 – 14:45

     Palais des Nations

Room XXVI

 

Innovation and Technology for Post-2015: the Expert’s View

 

 

UNDESA in partnership with the Center for Electronic Governance at United Nations University IIST (UNU) will hold special session as a side event for the delegates and participants to the ECOSOC High Level Segment Meetings on ‘Innovation and Technology for Post 2015 Development: the Expert’s View’ on Wednesday 3rd July 2013 from 13:15 to 14:45. 

To build synergy between the AMR and the discussions at the Expert Group Meeting, the Side event will address the issue of Why should public governance rely on innovation and technology for post-2015 development?  High level experts will offer their views on the issue and engage the participants in an interactive discussion on the role, opportunities and challenges for utilizing technology as a governance enabler for post-2015 development. Building on the inputs received from the participants they will create a clear case for including technology-enabled governance in the post-2015 debate. 

 

                                           Programme: 13:15 – 14:45, 3rd July 2013

Speakers:

 

Moderator: Tomasz Janowski

  • Wojciech Cellary, Professor and Head of the Department, Department of Information Technology, Poznan University of Economics,  Poland 
  • Matthias Finger, Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Frank McCosker, Managing Director, Microsoft Corporation

 

 

Contact Information

UN Department of Economic & Social Affairs (UNDESA)

For overall substantive information, contact:

Mr. John Mary Kauzya
Chief, Public Administration Capacity Branch
Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM)
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Tel: 1(212) 367 1973
Email: 
kauzya@un.org 

Ms. Seema Hafeez
Senior Governance Officer
Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM)
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Tel: 1(917) 367 3025
Email: 
hafeez@un.org
 

For administrative issues, contact:

Ms. Tiblet Kelemwork
Programme Assistant
Public Administration Capacity Branch/DPADM
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
2 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA
Tel: 1 (212) 963 1945
E-mail : 
kelemwork@un.org

Center for Electronic Governance, United Nations University IIST

Mr. Tomasz Janowski
Head, Center for Electronic Governance, UNU-IIST
Casa Silva Mendes, Est. do Engenheiro Trigo No. 4,
Macao, China
Tel: (853) 85040443 
Fax: (853) 28712940
Email: 
tj@iist.unu.edu

 

Website: http://www.unpan.org/ictpost2015
Created By: DPADM/UNDESA
Organizers: UNDESA in partnership with E-governance Center, UNU-IIST
Participation Requirements: Open

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