What is the Technology Facilitation Mechanism for the #SDGs? Find out in this video:
In 2012, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) called for identifying options for a technology facilitation mechanism , in its outcome document A/RES/66/288 - The Future We Want . Member States continued discussions on the way forward, in particular in the form of eight workshops and structured dialogues convened by the President of the General Assembly in 2013 and 2014. In line with Resolution A/RES/68/310 and Resolution A/RES/69/214 para 12 , the Secretary-General proposed in paragraph 125 of his Synthesis Report to take into account the recommendations emerging from the structured dialogues, specifically to establish an online, global platform building on and complementing existing initiatives, and with the participation of all relevant stakeholders. In order to support the Secretary Generals proposal, the Interagency Working Group on a Technology Facili...