Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations HE Sheikha Alya bint Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani participated in the International Conference on Innovation and Technological Advances for Sustainability, organized by the University of Doha for Science and Technology in Doha.
In her speech, Sheikha Alya said that science, technology, and innovation, as well as funding development, are essential means to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030 in light of the multidimensional and multifaceted crises facing the world, which got more complicated by COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, debt burdens, negative impacts of climate change, and conflicts around the world.
She noted that it is clear by now that science and technology form a solid platform on which consensus and coordination of positions are based when addressing complex issues, as demonstrated in the multilateral efforts aimed at managing several issues, including climate change, COVID-19 pandemic, water, and renewable energy. She said that Qatar took long strides in innovation and advanced technology for sustainability in line with Qatar National Vision 2030. (QNA) page 2