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  • 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. Thes agreem

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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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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