2018 Africa Industrialization Day

2018 Africa Industrialization Day

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  • EIB and UNIDO join forces to boost sustainable and inclusive industrialization across Africa
    EIB and UNIDO join forces to boost sustainable and inclusive industrialization across Africa

    VIENNA, 15 November 2018 – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) are co-hosting the EIB's annual Africa Day on 22 November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Senior members of the Ethiopian government will join experts and poli

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  • Advanced session of the Seventh ISID Forum: Insights from PCP countries
    Advanced session of the Seventh ISID Forum: Insights from PCP countries

    This year’s advanced session of the Seventh ISID Forum will focus on the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) to provide Member States with an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with government representatives of PCP countries. Entitled “Insights from PCP countries”, the event will be held on the sidelines of the forty-sixth session of the UNIDO Industrial Development Board in Vienna, Austria.

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  • The 46th UNIDO Industrial Development Board (IDB) presents a GMIS Informative Session
    The 46th UNIDO Industrial Development Board (IDB) presents a GMIS Informative Session

    The event will present an excellent occasion to introduce the GMIS initiative and associated activities to Member States and solicit their views and strategies on how to harness the new industrial revolution.

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  • Breaking down barriers for recycling industries
    Breaking down barriers for recycling industries

    VIENNA, 16 November – Standardization, awareness-raising, and regional co-operation – these were just some of the solutions to the many challenges faced by recycling industries globally, which were discussed at the Circular Economy: Development of Recycling Industries meeting.

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  • Training conducted in South Sudan to improve access to water
    Training conducted in South Sudan to improve access to water

    TORIT COUNTY, South Sudan, 15 November 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Great Ruaha Drilling (SS) company have organized trainings in the Torit County of South Sudan to help ensure sustainable food security through enhanced capacity to provide access to water for

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  • UNIDO Director General attends the Paris Peace Forum
    UNIDO Director General attends the Paris Peace Forum

    PARIS, 11 November 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, today joined more than 60 heads of state for the opening of the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, which aims to strengthen international cooperation to tackle global chall

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  • Winners of the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018 announced
    Winners of the Global Chemical Leasing Award 2018 announced

    VIENNA, 6 November 2018 - In partnership with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), the German Environment Agency (UBA), the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO

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  • UNIDO Dialogue in Tokyo strengthens multi-stakeholder “Africa and TICAD7” cooperation
    UNIDO Dialogue in Tokyo strengthens multi-stakeholder “Africa and TICAD7” cooperation

    TOKYO, 26 October 2018 – UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Tokyo continues to foster international engagement towards TICAD7 as it hosted a very well attended multi-stakeholder dialogue on the “Africa and TICAD7” cooperation. “UNIDO operates numerous programmes to e

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  • Attracting international investment to accelerate Africa’s industrialization
    Attracting international investment to accelerate Africa’s industrialization

    GENEVA, 25 October 2018 – Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is essential for Africa’s industrialization: it brings improved know-how, modern technology, and access to international markets; however, it needs to be targeted and complemented by tailored strategies and policies to lead to inclusive and s

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  • Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency opens in Windhoek, Namibia
    Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency opens in Windhoek, Namibia

    Windhoek, 24 October 2018 - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) was inaugurated today in Windhoek, with several high-level interventions by ministers and deputy ministers responsible for Energy of Botswana, Mauritius Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, SADC Secretariat, the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

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