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  • At 19th session of the UNIDO General Conference, a new leader for an organization primed to build a better future
    At 19th session of the UNIDO General Conference, a new leader for an organization primed to build a better future

    VIENNA, 3 December 2021 – The 19th session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference , which concluded today, has taken place at a critical juncture, following the UN Secretary-General’s call for a “Decade of Action” and as countries all over the world stri

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  • The Future of Industrialization in a Post-Pandemic World: Industrial Development Report 2022
    The Future of Industrialization in a Post-Pandemic World: Industrial Development Report 2022

    VIENNA, 1 December 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched its 2022 Industrial Development Report (IDR), The Future of Industrialization in a Post-pandemic World, at a plenary event of the nineteenth session of the UNIDO General Conference. The main finding

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  • New publication on sectoral transformation for inclusive and sustainable industrial development
    New publication on sectoral transformation for inclusive and sustainable industrial development

    VIENNA, 3 December 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new publication: Sectoral transformation for inclusive and sustainable industrial development. Methodological approaches. In the era of rapidly

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  • Innovative partnerships key to scale up impact, build a better future for all
    Innovative partnerships key to scale up impact, build a better future for all

    VIENNA, 30 November 2021 – Representatives of donor governments and partner institutions of UNIDO at the Organization’s fifth Donor Meeting agreed that innovative partnerships and programmatic approaches can provide more flexibility, efficiency, transparency and accountability in delivering development impact.

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  • Change of management at UNIDO: Gerd Müller succeeds Director General LI Yong
    Change of management at UNIDO: Gerd Müller succeeds Director General LI Yong

    VIENNA, 30 November 2021 – Gerd Müller, Germany’s acting Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, is set to take office as the new Director General of UNIDO.

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  • Partnerships for socio-economic recovery: focus of UNIDO’s Eighth ISID Forum
    Partnerships for socio-economic recovery: focus of UNIDO’s Eighth ISID Forum

    VIENNA, 29 November 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today held its Eighth Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) Forum. The Forum discussed how multi-stakeholder approaches, such as the UNIDO Programme for Country Partnership (PCP), can support

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  • UNIDO’s Ninth Ministerial Conference of the LDCs concludes the preparatory process to Doha’s UN LDC 5
    UNIDO’s Ninth Ministerial Conference of the LDCs concludes the preparatory process to Doha’s UN LDC 5

    VIENNA, 26 November 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held its Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) prior to the 19th Session of the General Conference. The event was co-organized for the first time together with the Organizati

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  • Africa Industrialization Week 2021 at UNIDO
    Africa Industrialization Week 2021 at UNIDO

    ​​​​​​​VIENNA, 23 November 2021 - A series of webinars on themes such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, climate-related challenges in industrialization, and opportunities for Japanese and other international investors on the African continent, marked the beginning of Africa Industrialization Week 2021 at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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  • UNIDO at COP26: industrial development and climate change
    UNIDO at COP26: industrial development and climate change

    GLASGOW, 16 November 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization sent a delegation of four women and three men to the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference to deliver important messages about the role of industry in saving the planet and its people from global warming.

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  • UNIDO and Armenia strengthen partnership with the signing of the Country Programme 2022-2026
    UNIDO and Armenia strengthen partnership with the signing of the Country Programme 2022-2026

    YEREVAN, 16 November 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Armenia have signed a Country Programme (CP) for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Armenia 2022-2026. The new CP represents the first comprehensive programm

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