Stories

News

  • UNIDO scales up Development Dialogues on the 4IR Strategic Framework
    UNIDO scales up Development Dialogues on the 4IR Strategic Framework

    VIENNA, 25 January 2022 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new brochure titled Making the 4th Industrial Revolution Work For All: Development Dialogues on the 4IR Strategic Framework 2021-2030.

    Learn More
  • First Latin American e-waste report published
    First Latin American e-waste report published

    VIENNA, 25 January 2022  - According to a new report produced under UNIDO’s Latin America and the Caribbean e-waste project, only three per cent of Latin America’s e-waste is reported as collected through formal channels and treated in an environmentally sound manner. There is no cert

    Learn More
  • UNIDO and Switzerland to support Egypt with the development of eco-industrial parks
    UNIDO and Switzerland to support Egypt with the development of eco-industrial parks

    CAIRO, 17 January 2022 – The establishment of eco-industrial parks is considered one of the most important policies to accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development, due to their ability to attract local and foreign investment. This creates job opportunities and increases income, while the negative impact on the environment is minimized.

    Learn More
  • The future of industrial policy in Guinea, according to the UNIDO industrial diagnostics study
    The future of industrial policy in Guinea, according to the UNIDO industrial diagnostics study

    CONAKRY, 17 January 2022 – Guinea, a country with an economy dependent on the export of bauxite, gold and diamonds, should urgently diversify. This was one of the main findings of a recent study on the status of industrial development carried out by a team of experts from the United Nations Industri

    Learn More
  • Ethiopia's Ministry of Industry, UNIDO, sign €2m agreement funded by Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation
    Ethiopia's Ministry of Industry, UNIDO, sign €2m agreement funded by Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation

    ADDIS ABABA, 14 December 2021 - Ethiopia's Ministry of Industry and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a €2m agreement to support Integrated Agro-Industrial Parks (IAIPs), funded by the Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation. This agreem

    Learn More
  • Current pandemic trends bring more uncertainty to economic prospects
    Current pandemic trends bring more uncertainty to economic prospects

    VIENNA, 16 December 2021 - The most recent data on global manufacturing production, corresponding to the third quarter of 2021, indicate a stabilization after the COVID-19-related economic halt in the previous year. While the economic trajectories vary significantly among countries, most economies e

    Learn More
  • UNIDO's groundbreaking publication on the adoption of AI by SMEs
    UNIDO's groundbreaking publication on the adoption of AI by SMEs

    VIENNA, 9 December 2021 - Further to its participation in the United Nations High Level Inter-Agency Working Group on Artificial Intelligence, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has developed a new normative document, Empowering SMEs of Developing Countries through 4

    Learn More
  • Understanding the interlinkages between accelerated climate change and the food-energy-water nexus
    Understanding the interlinkages between accelerated climate change and the food-energy-water nexus

    VIENNA, 3 December 2021 - The difficulties in reaching a firm agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and facilitate the transition towards a decarbonized renewable energy mix were visible during the recent COP26 negotiations.

    Learn More
  • 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

    Learn More
  • 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

    Learn More

Themes

Image Cover

UNIDO PROJECTS

UNIDO's Open Data Platform is a transparency initiative, which provides details on all ongoing programmes and projects.

Learn more about UNIDO Projects