Wednesday, 18 December 2013

UNIDO signs amendment to the cooperative arrangement with International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

VIENNA, 18 December 2013 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, and the President of the International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (ICIE), Viktor Glukhikh, today signed an amendment to a cooperative arrangement the two institutions concluded in 1998.

Under the updated agreement, the two parties will cooperate in the mobilization of financial resources for potential projects and explore  possibilities to attract additional financing from international financial organizations, donor countries and the private sector.

UNIDO and ICIE decided to update the cooperative arrangement to reflect additional areas of cooperation in line with the mandate, thematic and geographic priorities, current strategies and programme of work of the two organizations.

For more information, please contact:

Olga Memedovic
Chief, UNIDO’s Europe and Newly Independent States Programme

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