Japan’s green city, Kitakyushu, extends partnership with UNIDO to promote clean technology and waste-recycling services
VIENNA, 22 May 2013 – The Japanese city of Kitakyushu, considered to be one of the greenest industrial cities in the world, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will work together to...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics launched in Qatar
DOHA, 19 May 2013 - The Minister of Industry and Energy of Qatar, Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, has expressed his country's interest in continuing the cooperation with UNIDO in order to strengthen the statistical capacity of...
Sunday, 19 May 2013
Japan expands support for UNIDO projects to boost green technologies in developing countries
VIENNA, 16 May 2013 –The Government of Japan intends to double its funding of projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in developing countries, with a special focus on Africa. During a...
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Beneficiaries of a UNIDO training programme in Sierra Leone tell their stories
“When you have a skill, even if something bad happens in a country, you won’t have to hand in it. You won’t steal or hurt people willfully, and you won’t take a gun for a companion,” explains 21-year-old Malikie Kanneh. Kanneh...
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Dynamic debate expected at 2013 Vienna Energy Forum
VIENNA, 14 May 2013 – Some 1,500 participants, including heads of state, ministers, energy experts, and representatives of international and non-governmental organizations, academia, civil society and the private sector will take...
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Making biofuel production sustainable: UNIDO convenes experts to evaluate sustainability guidelines
Biofuel production can contribute to industrial development and help create jobs. Potentially, biofuels can also play a useful role in tackling the issues of climate change and energy supply. However, campaigning groups...
Tuesday, 07 May 2013
GEF-UNIDO programme encourages public-private cooperation for sustainable growth through innovative energy technology
NEW DELHI, 3 May 2013 – Clean technology entrepreneurs in India will benefit from international support under a programme launched today by the head of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and high-level Indian Government and...
Friday, 03 May 2013