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On visit to Rwanda, UNIDO Director General meets President Kagame, signs country programme agreement

KIGALI, 4 February 2016 – During his two-day official visit to Rwanda which ended today, LI...


Mercury-free gold mining in West Africa

UNIDO assists countries in West Africa in managing the use and reducing the emissions of mercury in the gold mining communities...More

SwitchMed Programme

The SwitchMed Programme supports and connects stakeholders to scale-up social and eco innovations in the Mediterranean region....More

Renewable energy in Chad

In Chad, less than five per cent of the population has access to electricity. Outside urban areas, it’s practically zero... More

In focus

Gender equality

Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are at the core of UNIDO’s mandate. Enhancing the role of women as drivers of poverty eradication, promoting women entrepreneurs... More

Flagship publications

Industrial Development Report

The Industrial Development Report series provides guidance to policymakers and assists both public and private stakeholders to formulate, implement and monitor national strategies for effective poverty eradication... More


Quarterly publication

Making It: Industry for Development stimulates debate about global industrial development issues. Each issue focuses on a specific theme with articles reflecting a broad spectrum of views... More

Director General's activities

Latest news

KIGALI, 4 February 2016 - During his official visit to Rwanda, Director General LI Yong was received by President Paul Kagame...More



UNIDO worldwide

Field representation

UNIDO maintains a field network of 29 regional and country offices around the world, some of which cover more than one country...More

UNIDO project websites

External project websites

External websites dedicated to showcase projects implemented by UNIDO worldwide... More