Ministerial Policy Dialogue

Dirk Messner

Dirk Messner

United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) - Director


Ministerial Policy Dialogue
28 November 2018 17:00 - 18:00

Identification of critical policy levers to bring integrated technological solutions to the market at the national level

Ministerial panel on how the key findings/policy recommendations of G-STIC 2017, augmented with the discussions at the preceding semi-plenary sessions, can be made more actionable and what is needed to make the G-STIC findings useful for national policy setting to forward a technological transition towards more sustainable economic development models. In other words how does G-STIC resonate with national policy makers, how can it become more useful to them and what information is needed for the global tech transformation policy setting?


- H.E. Elioda Tumwesigya, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Uganda
- H.E. Jairam Ramesh, former Minister of Rural Development, former Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, former Minister of Environment and Forests, India
- Xu Zhengzhong, Deputy Dean and Professor, The Institute for International Strategic Studies, Chinese Academy of Governance, China
- H.E. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing, Finland
- H.E. Jagdish Koonjul, Permanent Representative of Mauritius to the UN, President United Nations Development Program

Moderator: Dirk Messner, Director, United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

Dirk MessnerH.E. Jairam RameshH.E. Kimmo TiilikainenH.E. Jagdish KoonjulZhengzhong XUH.E. Elioda Tumwesigya