INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
VIENNA, 9 March 2015 - The Director General spoke during UNIDO's special meeting dedicated to the International Women's Day to recognize and celebrate the achievements of women. Special guests included Olga Algayerova, Permanent Representative of Slovakia to UNIDO and Gloria del Carmen Young Chizmar, Permanent Representative of Panama to UNIDO.
BAHRAIN - COURTESY CALL
VIENNA, 9 March 2015 - The Director General met with Sheikh Abdalla Bin Rashid, Governor of the Southern Governorate of Bahrain.
BASEL, ROTTERDAM AND STOCKHOLM CONVENTIONS - MEETING
VIENNA, 26 February 2015 - The Director General met with Rolph Payet, Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions.
ZIMBABWE - FAREWELL VISIT
VIENNA, 25 February 2015 - Grace Tsitsi Mutandiro, Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to UNIDO, paid her farewell visit to Director General Li. The Director General thanked Mutandiro for her commitment to UNIDO in the past and commended Zimbabwe’s support of inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID). He also underlined the importance of the current sustainable development goal for African countries and the least developed countries.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA - COURTESY CALL
VIENNA, 25 February 2015 - JEONG Jin-kyu, Deputy Director General of the International Development Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, paid a courtesy call to the Director General.
COSTA RICA - CREDENTIALS
VIENNA, 20 February 2015 - Director General Li received the credentials of Pilar Saborío De Rocafort, the new Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to UNIDO. He expressed his appreciation for the good ongoing cooperation with Costa Rica as well as its support in the post-2015 process to position UNIDO and industrial development. The Permanent Representative highlighted the importance of country programmes and underlined that middle-income countries could be effective partners in development.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE - MEETING
VIENNA, 2 February 2015 - The Director General met with Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC).
CUBA - MEETING
VIENNA, 2 February 2015 - Director General Li met with Ileana Núñez Mordoche, Cuba's Vice-Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment.
DUBAI SUPREME COUNCIL OF ENERGY - SIGNING CEREMONY
VIENNA, 27 January 2015 - The Director General attended a signing ceremony with Saeed Mohammed Ahmad Al Tayer, Managing Director/CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and Vice-Chairperson of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.
HUNGARY - RECEPTION
VIENNA, 27 January 2015 - The Director General attended the reception held on the occasion of the inauguration of the furniture provided to the Vienna International Centre (VIC).