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UNIDO and Japan External Trade Organization to jointly support developing countries on path of inclusive and sustainable industrialization

NAIROBI, 26 August 2016 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the...


UNIDO supports development of small hydro power plants in Nigeria

To help the Government of Nigeria provide its 81 million rural inhabitants with access to sustainable energy sources, UNIDO developed small hydro plants... more

Industrial Energy Efficiency in Ecuador

The “Industrial Energy Efficiency in Ecuador” project had the goal of promoting energy performance improvements in the industrial sector...more

Ban Ki-moon congratulates UNIDO on its 50th anniversary

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon sent his congratulatory message on UNIDO's 50th anniversary... more



In focus

Gender equality

Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are at the core of UNIDO’s mandate. Enhancing the role of women as drivers of poverty eradication, promoting women entrepreneurs... More

Flagship publications

Industrial Development Report

The Industrial Development Report series provides guidance to policymakers and assists both public and private stakeholders to formulate, implement and monitor national strategies for effective poverty eradication... More


Quarterly publication

Making It: Industry for Development stimulates debate about global industrial development issues. Each issue focuses on a specific theme with articles reflecting a broad spectrum of views... More

Director General's activities

Latest news

NAIROBI, 26 August 2016 - A memorandum of understanding was signed by UNIDO Director General Li and Hiroyuki Ishige, the Chairman and CEO of JETRO...more



UNIDO worldwide

Field representation

UNIDO maintains a field network of 29 regional and country offices around the world, some of which cover more than one country...more

UNIDO project websites

External project websites

External websites dedicated to showcase projects implemented by UNIDO worldwide... More