The following four objectives were adopted for the Cluster:

  • Promote coherence and coordination in the UN system’s support for AU-NEPAD’s Plan of Action on science and technology.
  • Promote joint programming, harmonization and cooperation in African science and technology activities within the UN system.
  • Promote dynamic and action oriented approaches for the support of NEPAD S&T activities.
  • Promote interaction and collaboration with NEPAD, AU, Regional Economic Communities, academies, knowledge networks, scientific communities and other stakeholders working on science, technology and innovation for sustainable development in Africa.
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