The theme of this workshop focuses on the role of governments in promoting the use of emerging technologies to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the rapid pace of technological advancements, it is essential for governments to understand how these technologies can be leveraged to address the complex and interrelated development challenges of the SDGs.
Rwanda has made significant progress in leveraging technology for sustainable development in recent years. The country has implemented various innovative initiatives to leverage technology for sustainable development.
The workshop will bring together experts in the field to discuss the current state of play and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
The objectives of this workshop are to:
1. To examine the current state of government policies related to emerging technologies and their impact on sustainable development.
2. To identify the key challenges faced by governments in promoting the adoption of emerging technologies for the achievement of the SDGs.
3. To explore best practices for government approaches that support the responsible and inclusive use of emerging technologies for sustainable development.
To provide recommendations for future government policies that support the integration of emerging technologies into sustainable development strategies.