1. of reach for national governments acting alone;

1.     Calls upon national governments to incorporate
capacity-building in technology and science into national development planning
by;

a)            
Establishing
short-term Certificate Training Programs at existing local institutions of
higher learning, or universities, for professional scientists;

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b)            
Following
on with the development of special training programs in LEDCs and MEDCs run by the
certified scientists to;

i)              
Link
young researchers across the planet;

ii)            
Support
the mobility of scientists and engineers to promote the exchange of experience
and capacity;

c)             
Urging
a continued focus on e-commerce through initiatives such as “eTrade for all”,
allowing developing countries to easily navigate technical assistance;  

 

2.     Encourages the government to enhance and
strengthen their dialogue with the private sector and stakeholders to achieve
facilitated cooperation on research and development in ways such as but not
limited to;

a)   
Leading
and educating private sector businesses beyond philanthropy and voluntary
corporate social responsibility (CSR), but towards more sustainable business models;

b)   
Promoting
easy methods to form public-private sector partnerships in order to;

i)              
Play a
principle role in providing affordable and accessible technologies to
developing nations;

ii)            
Contribute
to sustainable technologies with the efficiency, expertise, and innovation from
the private sector;

iii)           
Using
the private sector as an attractive source of funding for
technologies that are well out of reach for national governments acting alone;

c)    
Encouraging
the private sector to utilize their role in Science and Technology capacity
building by;

i)              
Opening
doors to a work place for individuals passed formal education

most training after formal
education occurs in the work place

 

 

3.     Recommends
the establishment of a Technology Bank for the less developed countries and a
Technology Dissemination Commission under the Technology Mechanism by the
Parties of UNFCCC by;

a)   
Calling upon member states and important
stakeholders to provide voluntary funding to the trust fund of the Bank,
enabling it to assist LEDCs in agriculture, science, and innovation;

b)   
Stressing on the specialization of a Technology
Dissemination Commission to support developing countries in all suitable
aspects of technological advancements such as but not limited to;

i)              
Harnessing
new agricultural technologies in order to increase agricultural productivity
through environmentally sustainable means;

ii)            
Strengthening
investment in development of environmentally sound technologies;

iii)           
Promoting
the involvement of the business and financial sectors in the development of
those technologies;

c)    
Promoting
coordination and coherence within the United Nations system on science,
technology and innovation;