Connecting current global research & innovation initiatives and agendas to human needs-based approaches
This panel explores the intersection between cutting-edge innovation and its application in meeting the real-world needs of people, especially in vulnerable communities. Discussion will center on aligning and integrating global research and innovation initiatives, such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with approaches that prioritize human needs. Panellists will delve into strategies to foster effective collaboration and learning across a range of sectors, underscoring the need to make state-of-the-art innovations accessible and beneficial to all.
- How to link new technologies with SDGs for vulnerable communities.
- Tackling challenges in turning research into practical solutions.
- Strategies to ensure research benefits vulnerable sectors.
- Embedding ethical considerations to protect vulnerable populations.