Industry and Innovation
Goal 9- Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
This goal aims to promote sustainable industries, and invest in scientific research and innovation to facilitate sustainable development. Technological progress is also key to finding lasting solutions to both economic and environmental challenges, such as providing new jobs and promoting energy efficiency.
19 June 2017 – Parliamentarians, policymakers, public and private investors, and representatives of civil society have discussed investing in the industrialization process of developing countries, particularly in Africa. The event, organized by the Brussels office of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with Global Africa and African Diaspora Network in Europe (ADNE), took place during the opening of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.