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High-Level Event on Innovation and Technology - SDG Innovation
18 Sep 2017 -  High-Level Event on SDGs Innovation, convened by the Executive Office of the Secretary-General and the UN SDG Action Campaign will bring together Heads of State and Government, Foreign Ministers, CEOs of leading technology companies, thought-leaders, and UN entities in interactive dialogues and vibrant discussions. The participants will address these key questions: What needs to be done to co-create innovation hubs in diverse countries and transfer skills from current epicenters, such as Silicon Valley, to the rest of the world and vice versa? And How can governments and innovators effectively partner in solving pressing global challenges?

Participants: H.E. Miroslav Lajčák President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia, Reid Hoffman, Founder and Chair of LinkedIn, Marc Benioff, CEO and Founder of Salesforce will join High-Level Government representatives , CEOs of leading technology companies, thought-leaders, and UN entities.