CHINA FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION - EXCHANGE OF SIGNED PROJECT DOCUMENT
VIENNA, 11 September 2015 - The Director General and BI Jingquan, Minister of China Food and Drug Administration, signed today the project document on cooperation under the project Food Safety Supervision Capacity Building for China.
USA - COURTESY CALL
VIENNA, 27 August 2015 - Henry Ensher, Chargé d'affaires to the United Nations, paid a courtesy call to Director General Li upon arrival in Vienna.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - CREDENTIALS
VIENNA, 27 August 2015 - The Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to UNIDO, Sanjin Halimović, presented his credentials to Director General Li. Highlighting the good relationship with the Government, Li briefed Halimović on UNIDO’s initiatives to support high-tech parks in Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean. Halimović thanked him for the good cooperation and underlined the relevance of ISID for his country.
SLOVENIA - CREDENTIALS
VIENNA, 27 August 2015 - The Permanent Representative of Slovenia to UNIDO, Andrej Benedejčič, presented his credentials to the UNIDO Director General LI Yong. Recalling his fruitful visit to Slovenia, Li commended the support of the Government for UNIDO and ISID mandate. Benedejčič expressed his satisfaction for the good cooperation and welcomed in particular the engagement of the private sector in UNIDO’s projects.
THE NETHERLANDS - CREDENTIALS
VIENNA, 26 August 2015 - The new Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to UNIDO, Marco Hennis，presented his credentials to Director General LI. Li briefed Hennis on major activities at UNIDO, in particular the implementation of the inclusive and sustainable industrial development mandate. Hennis thanked the Director General for his extensive briefing, and said that he was looking forward to cooperating with UNIDO.
SWEDEN - FAREWELL
VIENNA, 26 August 2015 - Nils Daag, Permanent Representative of Sweden to UNIDO, paid a farewell visit to Director General Li. Li commended the contribution of Sweden in alleviating poverty, and thanked Daag and his country for their contribution to the work of UNIDO. He updated him on the 2030 agenda process and the inclusion of Goal 9, and informed him of the forthcoming opening of the UNIDO Nordic Office in Copenhagen. Daag expressed his appreciation for UNIDO’s work, and underlined that the
OFID - SIGNING
VIENNA, 25 August 2015 – Director General Li and Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), signed a grant agreement today. OFID and UNIDO will combine their technical and financial resources to help improve the productivity and competitiveness of the shrimp value chain in the Latin American region.
VIENNA, 6 July 2015 - The Director General met Jorgen J. Lund, Managing Director of the North Atlantic Seafood Forum.
IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF)
VIENNA, 6 July 2015 - The Director General met Mohammad Abooyee Ardakan, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Science, Research and Technology (SCSRT), Head of the National Research Institute for Science Policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) - FAREWELL
VIENNA, 2 July 2015 - Alí de Jesús Uzcátegui Duque, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to UNIDO, paid is farewell visit to the Director General. Recognizing UNIDO’s leading role in the implementation of ISID, the Ambassador underlined the importance of UNIDO’s work in improving the well-being of the people. He thanked the DG for the successful work carried out in his country.