Wednesday, 03 October 2012
BRUSSELS, 3 October 2012 – Kandeh K. Yumkella, the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today said that the partnership with the EU aimed to bring economic opportunities and...
Friday, 28 September 2012
BUJUMBURA, 28 September 2012 – Second Vice President of the Republic of Burundi, Gervais Rufyikiri, today launched a project that will increase the country’s capacity to trade by improving compliance with international standards...
UN Secretary-General appoints Kandeh Yumkella as Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All initiative
Monday, 24 September 2012
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...
Tuesday, 18 September 2012
VIENNA, 18 September 2012 - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have formalized their collaboration to enhance technical support to the Member States. A...
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
VIENNA, 12 September 2012 – Further closer engagement between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was discussed at a meeting today between UNIDO Director-General,...
Manufacturing growth rate drops in developing countries as financial instability continues in Europe
Friday, 31 August 2012
VIENNA, 31 August 2012 – A United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) report on world manufacturing production in the second quarter of 2012 shows that the growth rate of manufacturing output in developing...
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
VIENNA, 14 August 2012 – Growth in global production from activities relating to mining and quarrying - a sector that includes the mining of coal and the extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas – has slowed down, according...
UNIDO can be a knowledge bank to assist poor nations develop the “right” industrial policy, says former World Bank Chief Economist
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
VIENNA, 14 August 2012 – Justin Yifu Lin, the World Bank’s former Chief Economist, encouraged developing countries to partner with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in their pursuit to develop...
Friday, 10 August 2012
VIENNA, 10 August 2012 - Studying China’s economic rise can provide insight into alleviating poverty around the world, Justin Yifu Lin, the World Bank’s former Chief Economist, told a crowded auditorium at the Austrian National...
Director-General Yumkella calls for economic diversification, sustainable industrial and agribusiness development in Africa
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
KINSHASA, 1 August 2012 – The Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) said today that agribusiness and agro-industries and economic diversification were key factors that would put Africa...