UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT

The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development or CSTD is the permanent subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). From its first meeting in April 1993 in New York, USA, the secretariat of the Commission is being hosted by its upper body ,United Nations Conference of Trade and Development (UNCTAD), which meets annually in Geneva, Switzerland.

CSTD holds annual intergovernmental meetings for discussions about topics regarding improvements for science, technology, and development. The committee also has broad-range of topics including, providing the United Nations General Assembly and ECOSOC with high-level advice about scientific and technological development.

Agenda Item: Regulation of Surveillance Technology for Erosion of Personal Privacy

This committee is apt for both inexperienced and experienced delegates.

Under-Secretary-General responsible for CSTD: Elif Algül

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