24 April 2024
UN Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) jointly with Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Thailand, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) and United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) organised a side event on Digital Innovations for Enhancing Sustainable Local Livelihoods in the Mekong Subregion based on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Approach on 24 April 2024 from 15:30-17:00 hours Bangkok time. The event was organised on the sidelines of the eightieth session of ESCAP.

The event facilitated sharing of innovative digital solutions for better access to and management of water, energy and food for vulnerable communities and discuss the critical role of digital innovations as an effective means in the WEF Nexus application in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Ideas and experiences were exchanged alongwith good practices and lessons learnt as well as to showcase successes, address challenges, and highlight the value added of South-South and triangular cooperation in knowledge sharing and technical transfer by showing evidence from concrete partnerships and their results.

Like-minded stakeholders shared their work and learnt from each other to increase awareness on the role of digital innovations for sustainable and climate resilient livelihoods.

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