Latvia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Andrejs Pildegovičs, has been appointed to act as co-chair of the United Nations Science, Technology and Innovation Forum in 2021, to be held on 4–5 May in New York, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed December 16..
The Ambassador of Indonesia to the UN has been appointed as the other co-chair.
“The forum ensures the sharing of opinions on science, technology and innovations for the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The appointment of a representative of Latvia to act as a co-chair of the STI Forum can be attributed to Latvia’s commendable performance in contributing to the work of the UN Economic and Social Affairs Council (ECOSOC), as well as in digital matters and the use of technologies for sustainable development,” the MFA said.
The duties of the two co-chairs include…