United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development

The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) belongs to the parent committee Economic and Social Council, one of the main six organs of the United Nations.  It was established by the General Assembly in resolution 46/235 to provide direction on relevant problems by analyzing the problems and coupling the solutions with appropriate policy recommendations. The CSTD’s role is to discuss issues and innovations that are pertinent to science, technology and development in a timely manner. The highly regarded advice given from the CSTD enables the main six organs of the United Nation to create sustainable, appropriate resolutions. The CSTD focuses on advancing sustainable initiatives with the use of technologies progressing international collaboration and utilizing technological growth. The CSTD’s goal will always be to provide analytical, sustainable, and appropriate guidance concerning the use of technological developments and science.