Commonwealth heads of government have highlighted the role of science, technology and innovation in supporting good governance, promoting inclusion and sustainable development.
The Commonwealth has continued to embrace a digital transformation in its work practices and in the recognition of data as a core asset. Innovation will be one of the central themes at the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2020.
The Open Day is an opportunity for the High Commissioners, Commonwealth organisations and partners to understand, appreciate and reflect on the work done so far. During the day, the Commonwealth Secretariat and partners will showcase new products and services. It will be an opportunity to gain deeper insights into ongoing work to enhance the possibilities for co-creation and innovation in the future. Key outcomes, products and services include:
The event will include speakers from partner organisations such as Global Innovation Fund, GSMA, Nekton as well as a troika of Commonwealth Chairs in Office and the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The Commonwealth is embracing a digital transformation in its work practices, which was showcased this week at the organisation’s first ever open day on innovation. MORE