Resolution on the International Decade of Science for Sustainable Development

Description of the programme/policy

The Government of the Republic of Serbia has achieved a significant international success by spearheading the adoption of a resolution at the United Nations General Assembly. This resolution, titled the “International Decade of Science for Sustainable Development,” is set to be implemented from 2024 to 2033. It marks Serbia’s role as the initiator and coordinator of this important document, representing a notable achievement in the realm of international diplomacy and sustainable development. The resolution underscores the critical role of science, technology, and innovation in addressing global challenges and advancing the cause of sustainable development.

Main objective of the programme/policy

The primary objective is to underscore the pivotal role of science, technology, and innovation in tackling worldwide challenges and achieving sustainable development. Through collaboration with various United Nations members and entities, the Republic of Serbia aims to harness the full potential of science for the realization of a sustainable future. This initiative demonstrates Serbia’s commitment to these principles and its willingness to work alongside the international community to leverage science for global betterment.

Specific objective of the programme/policy

The specific objective of the Resolution is to create a platform for cooperation among a wide range of stakeholders. This includes UN Member States, UN system organizations, academia, civil society, and the private sector. The goal is to promote science as a central element in achieving a sustainable future. By working in conjunction with these diverse actors, the initiative seeks to advance scientific research, technological innovation, and knowledge dissemination, all in the service of global sustainable development goals. This resolution represents Serbia’s firm dedication to these objectives, and its success in initiating and coordinating this resolution underscores its commitment to contributing to international sustainable development initiatives.

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