The Global Development Network (GDN) held its 18th annual conference with over 200 participants in New Delhi on 22-23 March 2018 with the title: "Science, Technology and Innovation for Development," which sought answers on how science, research and innovation can help emerging economies rise and how these results can be used in the economically underdeveloped world.
Lectures were delivered by Dr József Pálinkás, President of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NRDIO) and by Dr István Mikola, Minister of State for Security and International Cooperation (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary).
The Global Development Network (GDN) is an open international organization that supports high-quality, policy oriented social science research in developing and emerging countries to promote better life. The Network provides financial resources to support researchers, global networking, access to information, training, expert advice and mentoring. Through its global platform, GDN connects social scientists with decision-makers and development stakeholders from all over the world. Founded in 1999, GDN is now based in New Delhi.