Responding to Morocco’s water challenge

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74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 74)

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  • Global value chains and development in sub-Saharan Africa
    Global value chains and development in sub-Saharan Africa

    CAPE TOWN, 19 September 2019 – Some 40 postgraduate students, faculty members and international researchers have been exposed to the theoretical underpinnings of the role of industrialization and global value chains (GVCs) and learnt to apply the analytical frameworks to the sub-Saharan African

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  • UNIDO to open new light industry training centre in Armenia
    UNIDO to open new light industry training centre in Armenia

    YEREVAN, 17 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will establish a new Light Industry Training Centre in Armenia, which will become a major regional provider of high-quality technical support services and training opportunities for national and international

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  • Global manufacturing growth faces setback amid trade and tariff tensions between largest manufacturers, China and the USA
    Global manufacturing growth faces setback amid trade and tariff tensions between largest manufacturers, China and the USA

    VIENNA, 12 September 2019 - World manufacturing production growth is expected to slow down in 2019 as a result of continued tensions over trade and tariff issues between the world’s two largest manufacturers - China and the United States. According to latest estimates from the United Nations Industr

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  • Improving the formality and traceability of artisanal gold in Burkina Faso
    Improving the formality and traceability of artisanal gold in Burkina Faso

    OUAGADOUGOU, 12 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will implement a project to eliminate mercury and improve the gold supply chain in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector in Burkina Faso. The project, which is funded by the Global Envir

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  • UNIDO and Japan to power African innovation
    UNIDO and Japan to power African innovation

    YOKOHAMA, 29 August 2019 – On the sidelines of the seventh Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) explored opportunities to further promote African i

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  • UNIDO connects TICAD7 with IDDA III and AfCFTA to partner for Africa’s future
    UNIDO connects TICAD7 with IDDA III and AfCFTA to partner for Africa’s future

    YOKOHOMA, 27 August 2019 - The United Nations Development Industrial Organization (UNIDO), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) actively pursued the intrinsic connection between the seventh Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD7), the Thir

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  • UNIDO and Kenya to increase cooperation for inclusive and sustainable industrial development
    UNIDO and Kenya to increase cooperation for inclusive and sustainable industrial development

    NAIROBI, 18 August 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), arrived for a two day official visit to Kenya where he will meet numerous high-level government and private sector representatives, including H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta

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  • Chemical industry roundtables provide important inputs for continuation of GQSP Colombia Programme
    Chemical industry roundtables provide important inputs for continuation of GQSP Colombia Programme

    BOGOTA, CALI, CARTAGENA and MEDELLIN, 9 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized six roundtables within the framework of its Quality Programme for the Chemical Value Chain in Colombia (GQSP Colombia) to validate the value chain; recognize markets of

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  • Three new modules to enhance quality of industrial policy
    Three new modules to enhance quality of industrial policy

    SAIRME, Georgia, 27 July 2019 -  The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has piloted three new learning modules as part of the project, EQuIP – Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policies. Fifteen participants working in the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable

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  • ENI - UNIDO Joint Meeting
    ENI - UNIDO Joint Meeting

    NOVARA, ITALY, 17 July 2019 – The International Energy Company Eni S.p.A. and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed today a Joint Declaration, setting up a new, pioneering public-private cooperation model aimed at helping reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (

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  • China's South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund supports PCP Ethiopia
    China's South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund supports PCP Ethiopia

    VIENNA, 12 July 2019 – Within the overall framework of economic and technical cooperation between the Government of China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), an agreement was signed on 15 May 2017, through which China committed an initial pledge from the South-South C

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