01.09.15 - Dr. Silvia Hostettler, Deputy Director of CODEV was invited to give a presentation on technologies for development at the United Nations in New York on 8th of July 2015.

The Conference “Technology for Sustainable Development” was organized by United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Initiative and Amrita University in the framework of the UNAI-START (Skills & Technology Accelerating Rapid Transformation) Conference Series.

More than 800 people attended the event and speakers included researchers from Stanford University, Oxford University, Monash University, Cambridge University, National University of Singapore, and Twente University from the Netherlands.

The UNAI Initiative focuses on harnessing the power of emerging technologies to help meet the Sustainable Development Goals. It offers a number of interesting collaboration opportunities for EPFL and other universities committed to technological innovation for sustainable development.

Author:Corinne WaridelSource:Cooperation