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Technology Bank Governing Council Appointed

Progress towards the establishment of the Technology Bank for the Least developed Countries: the appointment of the members of the Governing Council of the Technology Bank for the LDCs and the establishment of a dedicated Trust Fund The 2011 Istanbul Programme of Action called for the establishment of a technology bank and a science,... Read More »

Andrew Hirsch Discusses the Technology Bank at the UN ECOSOC Inaugural Forum on Financing for Sustainable Development follow-up to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA)

Mr. Hirsch provided an overview of the promise of the Technology Bank at a Panel Session, Round Table E on “Trade, science, technology, innovation and capacity-building” on Wednesday, 20 April 2016, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, at the United Nations in New York. The Round Table was chaired by the Minister and... Read More »

The United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries Feasibility Study is Released By United Nations

Feasibility Study by United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on the Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries Released. A copy of the Feasibility Study can be found here: Feasibility-Study-of-Technology-Bank UN General Assemebly Background Information on the Report can be found here: Feasibility-study-for-a-United-Nations-technology-bank-for-the-least-developed-countries ... Read More »

Bruce Lehman and Andrew Hirsch Speak at UN High Level Panel Meeting in Istanbul: HLP Recommends Tech Bank for LDCs

Technology Bank feasible and desirable for world’s poorest nations Press Release New York, 22 September 2015 – A Technology Bank that supports science, technology and innovation in the world’s poorest countries is both ‘feasible and desirable’ according to the recommendations of a study by a high-level panel of experts,... Read More »

Bruce Lehman Speaks at the 2015 High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

At the invitation of H.E. Mr. Martin Sajdik, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, Bruce Lehman spoke at  the  The High-level Segment of ECOSOC held from 6-10 July 2015, at United Nations headquarters in New York. Following a  Keynote address by H.E. Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, a roundtable... Read More »

Andrew Hirsch Represents Civil Society in Discussions on The Technology Bank at UN Conference

UN-OHRLLS Consultative Meeting: LDCs priorities in the post-2015 development agenda and the FfD Conference Dolce Palisades Hotel, Palisades, New York Mr. Hirsch spoke about the work of the UN High Level Panel and the considerations of its members to respond to the Istanbul Program of Action and the promise of the Technology Bank... Read More »

Andrew Hirsch Speaks at United Nation High Level Panel Meeting on the Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries

  Technology Bank proposed for world’s poorest countries Press Release Gebze, 16 February, 2015 A panel of high-level personalities will meet in Turkey this week to discuss a proposed Technology Bank for the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who are lagging behind in science, technology and innovation. It is anticipated... Read More »

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