Japan expands support for UNIDO projects, boosting green technologies for sustainable industrial development 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 a 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
Supporting youth and women in Egypt’s vulnerable rural communities
CAIRO, 30 April 2013 – An agreement for a new joint United Nations programme on human security to benefit vulnerable rural communities in Upper Egypt has been signed this week with the Egyptian authorities. Five UN...
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Candidates from EU, Asia and Africa nominated for post of Director General of UNIDO
VIENNA, 29 April 2013 - Seven candidates from countries of the European Union, Asia, and Africa have been nominated by their respective governments to succeed the current Director General of the United Nations Industrial...
Monday, 29 April 2013