Technology & Innovation


The Ambassador of the UAE to the US, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba,  spoke with Science & Diplomacy on the importance of sustainability and fostering innovation. This conversation is part of the Ambassador Conversation Series, which was launched in Spring 2021.


Over the past decade, the use of scientific expertise to advance diplomacy has achieved a number of successes in furthering peace, security, and prosperity. Yet there have also been reversals in important areas that until recently had seen progress.


The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations 2030 Agenda have been called a gift to humanity, though much work remains to be done.