Government of Japan to fund UNIDO projects worth over USD 4 million
VIENNA, 18 February 2014 – The Government of Japan will fund six new projects to be implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in the Middle East and Africa worth a total of USD 4.1 million.Two...
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Facilitating access of Lebanese industrialists to UN procurement opportunities
BEIRUT, 13 February 2014 – Procurement opportunities for local industries offered by UN humanitarian agencies in Lebanon were discussed at a seminar organized today within the framework of the UNIDO project "Community...
Thursday, 13 February 2014
UNIDO opens office in Khartoum
KHARTOUM, 3 February 2014 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today opened an office in Khartoum.The official ceremony was attended by the Minister of Industry, Elsimih Elsiddig, the Secretary-General...
Monday, 03 February 2014
OECD, UNIDO highlight role of economic zones in catalyzing investment into Iraq
BAGHDAD, 2 February 2014 – The development of economic zones in Iraq was discussed at a meeting organized by the Iraqi National Investment Commission (INIC) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in...
Sunday, 02 February 2014
UNIDO Egypt regional office holds event on inclusive and sustainable development and investing in the country’s future
CAIRO, 23 January 2014 - The UNIDO Regional Office in Cairo today held an event titled “Inclusive and sustainable development: Investing in Egypt’s future” to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the country’s industrial...
Thursday, 23 January 2014
Supporting women’s cooperatives in Lebanon
BEIRUT, 12 December 2013 – Challenges facing Lebanese women’s cooperatives in marketing products and ways of overcoming them were discussed at a workshop organized today within the framework of a UNIDO project that focuses...
Thursday, 12 December 2013
Joint workshop in Jordan to help establish packaging centre
AMMAN, 10 December 2013 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) and the Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI) today concluded a validation workshop for a...
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
USD 11m programme for industrial modernization of Sudan presented by UNIDO
KHARTOUM, 30 October 2013 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s Office in Sudan today presented a country Industrial Modernization Programme (IMP) for the period from 2012 to 2016 worth a total of USD 11...
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
UN Secretary-General appoints Kandeh Yumkella as Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All initiative
UN Headquarters, New York, 24 September 2012 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All...
Monday, 24 September 2012
Helping cooperatives in the Bekaa Valley
BEIRUT, 7 July 2012 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its partners in Lebanon today delivered new equipment worth some EUR 78,000 to two cooperatives in the Bekaa Valley.The cooperative “Zadat...
Saturday, 07 July 2012
UNIDO participates in the second Ajman International Environment Conference
VIENNA, 14 June 2012 - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, the Ajman 2nd International Environment Conference took place from 4-6 June 2012 at Sheikh Zayed Centre for Conferences and...
Thursday, 14 June 2012
UNIDO Director-General visits Ramallah, meets Prime Minister Fayyad
RAMALLAH, 16 May 2012 - The Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today visited Ramallah for meetings with local officials, including Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. During a meeting at...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
UNIDO to help modernize industrial sectors in Sudan
KHARTOUM, 28 April 2012— The Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Kandeh K. Yumkella, is meeting with government ministers and representatives of the private sector to discuss...
Saturday, 28 April 2012
Swedish Transport Academy inaugurated in Iraq with UNIDO support
ERBIL, Iraq, 17 April 2012 – The Swedish Transport Academy, officially inaugurated today in Erbil, will help Iraq’s unemployed and young people acquire the new industrial skills critical for the reconstruction and recovery of the...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
UN Secretary-General welcomes European Commission’s commitment to Sustainable Energy for All Initiative
BRUSSELS, 16 April 2012 — United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, today welcomed the European Commission’s Energizing Development Initiative to assist developing countries in providing their citizens with access to...
Monday, 16 April 2012