The Civil Society is in a crucial position in using Science, Technology and Innovation to achieve sustainable and resilient COVID-19 recovery and the SDGs and in achieving the global/UN commitment to leave no one behind. Afrihealth Optonet Association, Society for Conservation and Sustainability of Energy and Environment in Nigeria and Dr Uzo Adirieje Foundation; and with approval from the UN STI Forum secretariat, organized a symposium workshop side event. The symposium workshop aimed to recognize and engage the civil society organizations [CSOs] and communities as critical partners in creating demand and accountability for STI research and knowledge generation, depository, dissemination and monitoring and evaluation (M&E); at all levels of society and governance in order to ‘build back better’ and achieve the Agenda 2030 SDGs during and beyond COVID-19, towards achieving Agenda 2063…Readmore