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Switzerland contributes nearly USD 5 million to further develop business environment in Viet Nam

HANOI, 15 April 2014 – The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland is contributing USD 4.75 million in support of a project that will help expand Viet Nam’s National Business Registration System (NBRS) to new...more


Tuesday, 15 April 2014
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UNIDO Director General, and Sri Lankan Minister stress importance of youth employment for post-2015 development agenda

VIENNA, 4 April 2014 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Dullas Alahapperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development of Sri Lanka, said that youth...more


Friday, 04 April 2014
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UNIDO Industrial Development Report 2013 presented in Viet Nam

HANOI, 4 April 2014 – UNIDO’s flagship publication, the Industrial Development Report (IDR) 2013 was presented in Hanoi today. The report examines the role of structural change and employment and explores the underlying drivers...more


Friday, 04 April 2014
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UNIDO and Republic of Korea’s Energy Management Corporation to support renewable energy, energy efficiency activities in developing countries

VIENNA, 4 April 2014 – Korea Energy Management Corporation (KEMCO) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have strengthened their partnership and reaffirmed their commitment to inclusive and...more


Friday, 04 April 2014
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Austria and UNIDO support regional sustainable energy promotion centres for Small Island Developing States

VIENNA, 17 March 2014 – Austria and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will support regional sustainable energy promotion centres for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).  A memorandum of...more


Monday, 17 March 2014
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New biofuels publications offer case studies from three continents, serve as tool kit for decision makers

VIENNA, 12 March 2014 – Two new publications on biofuels, released by the United Nations Industrial development Organization (UNIDO), will help promote investment in biofuel production by explaining the social and environmental...more


Wednesday, 12 March 2014
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New biofuels publications offer case studies from three continents, serve as tool kit for decision makers

VIENNA, 12 March 2014 – Two new publications on biofuels, released by the United Nations Industrial development Organization (UNIDO), will help promote investment in biofuel production by explaining the social and environmental...more


Wednesday, 12 March 2014
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Supporting Viet Nam’s agriculture and rural development

HANOI, 7 March 2014 – A joint programme aimed at helping develop Viet Nam's agriculture and agri-business sectors, worth nearly USD 1,4 million, was today officially launched in Hanoi. The programme, “UN support to the National...more


Friday, 07 March 2014
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Supporting Viet Nam’s agriculture and rural development

HANOI, 7 March 2014 – A joint programme aimed at helping develop Viet Nam's agriculture and agri-business sectors, worth nearly USD 1,4 million, was today officially launched in Hanoi. The programme, “UN support to the National...more


Friday, 07 March 2014
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Developing cluster and business linkages in Myanmar to help in job creation for local communities

YANGON, 28 February 2014 – A UNIDO project, funded by the Government of Italy, is helping boost private sector-led growth in Myanmar and provide better employment and livelihood opportunities for local communities. It focuses on...more


Friday, 28 February 2014
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Developing cluster and business linkages in Myanmar to help in job creation for local communities

YANGON, 28 February 2014 – A UNIDO project, funded by the Government of Italy, is helping boost private sector-led growth in Myanmar and provide better employment and livelihood opportunities for local communities. It focuses on...more


Friday, 28 February 2014
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Best practices in cluster development focus of New Delhi conference

NEW DELHI, 20 February 2014 - Some 200 participants from over twenty countries, including experts from Argentina, Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, India, Iran, Montenegro, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, and Viet Nam,...more


Thursday, 20 February 2014
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Best practices in cluster development focus of New Delhi conference

NEW DELHI, 20 February 2014 - Some 200 participants from over twenty countries, including experts from Argentina, Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, India, Iran, Montenegro, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, and Viet Nam,...more


Thursday, 20 February 2014
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UNIDO–TERI sustainable energy leadership programme strengthens partnerships, supports knowledge management

NEW DELHI, 14 February 2014 – A joint programme by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and TERI University (TERI U) is helping build awareness and knowledge on...more


Friday, 14 February 2014
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UNIDO–TERI sustainable energy leadership programme strengthens partnerships, supports knowledge management

NEW DELHI, 14 February 2014 – A joint programme by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and TERI University (TERI U) is helping build awareness and knowledge on...more


Friday, 14 February 2014
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Switzerland funds UNIDO programme to boost Indonesian fisheries sector

JAKARTA, 11 February 2014 – A new technical assistance programme aiming to increase Indonesia’s trade capacity in selected value chains within the fisheries sector was launched today in Jakarta.The four-year programme with a...more


Tuesday, 11 February 2014
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Switzerland funds UNIDO programme to boost Indonesian fisheries sector

JAKARTA, 11 February 2014 – A new technical assistance programme aiming to increase Indonesia’s trade capacity in selected value chains within the fisheries sector was launched today in Jakarta.The four-year programme with a...more


Tuesday, 11 February 2014
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Green industry conference in Guangzhou showcases green manufacturing and calls for a circular economy

GUANGZHOU, China, 7 November 2013 – The third Green Industry Conference, with a focus on promoting the rapid uptake of green industry in harmony with the Earth’s ecosystems, opened in the Chinese city of Guangzhou today.The...more


Thursday, 07 November 2013
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Kazakhstan experts visit Japan as part of UNIDO Tokyo office programme

TOKYO, 1 November 2013 – A representative of Kazakhstan's KAZNEX INVEST agency participated in the Third Innovation in Water Management show thanks to the delegate programme of UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office...more


Friday, 01 November 2013
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UNIDO establishes investment promotion unit in Lahore

LAHORE, 22 October 2013 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization has established an Investment Promotion Unit (IPU) in the Pakistani city of Lahore and resumed its activity in SMEDA (Small and Medium Enterprises...more


Tuesday, 22 October 2013
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Green industry and energy efficiency top Seoul conference agenda

SEOUL, 18 October 2013 – Green industry and energy efficiency are at the core of sustainable industrial development, said participants at an international conference that opened in Seoul today. The one-day event was organized by...more


Friday, 18 October 2013
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UNIDO-GEF partnership supports launch of Malaysia Cleantech programme

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 October 2013 – The Malaysia Cleantech Programme for SMEs was today officially launched in Kuala Lumpur. It was made possible thanks to a GEF-UNIDO programme which encourages public-private cooperation for...more


Friday, 11 October 2013
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UNIDO to significantly expand cooperation with India

VIENNA, 6 September 2013 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Saurabh Chandra,  India’s Vice-Minister of Commerce and Industry, today signed programme documents...more


Friday, 06 September 2013
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UNIDO delegation in Seoul for talks on expanding cooperation with Republic of Korea

SEOUL, 22 October 2012 – A UNIDO delegation arrived in the Republic of Korea today to further expand joint cooperation and discuss possible priorities and themes for moving towards a strategic, medium-term cooperation...more


Monday, 22 October 2012
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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...more


Monday, 24 September 2012
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UNIDO organizes round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia

VIENNA, 13 September 2012 - UNIDO today organized a round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia which featured prominent development policymakers and practitioners from the region. The event took place at the...more


Thursday, 13 September 2012
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New e-waste management project in Cambodia to create new jobs

PHNOM PEHN, 9 Aug 2012 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is launching a new project in Cambodia aimed at creating employment opportunities and ensuring effective e-waste management in the country....more


Thursday, 09 August 2012
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Former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Lin to deliver lecture on China and the world economy

VIENNA, 26 July 2012 - Justin Lin, the former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank, will deliver a lecture “China in the world economy” in Vienna on 10 August.Lin is working with UNIDO for several weeks as...more


Thursday, 26 July 2012
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Improving Viet Nam’s vocational training system

HANOI, 16 July 2012 – Ways of improving the vocational training system in Viet Nam were discussed in Hanoi today at a seminar organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of...more


Monday, 16 July 2012
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