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  • Developing and emerging industrial economies account for more than half of the global production of mining and utilities
    Developing and emerging industrial economies account for more than half of the global production of mining and utilities

    VIENNA, 7 August 2018 – Developing and emerging industrial economies contributed more than half of the global production of mining and utility products in 2017.

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  • UNIDO to further strengthen fishery value chains in Latin America
    UNIDO to further strengthen fishery value chains in Latin America

    VIENNA, 18 July 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will organize a technical workshop on improving the productivity and competitiveness of fishery value chains in Latin America within the overall framework of the Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture fair (LACQUA 2018), which will take place from from 23 to 26 October 2018 in Bogota.

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  • UNIDO furthers youth involvement through internship agreement with University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance
    UNIDO furthers youth involvement through internship agreement with University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance

    VIENNA, 24 July 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the University of Tokyo Ocean Alliance (UTokyo Ocean Alliance) today signed an agreement to cement their cooperation on UNIDO’s Internship Programme.

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  • Climate action: organic waste as fuel in a circular economy
    Climate action: organic waste as fuel in a circular economy

    SINGAPORE, 12 July 2018 – The Secretariats of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have organized a workshop as part of the Regional Technical Expert Meetings on Mitigation (TEMs-M) and the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action.

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  • Accelerating the energy transition in landlocked developing countries
    Accelerating the energy transition in landlocked developing countries

    NEW YORK, 12 July 2018 - The 32 landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), with a total population of more than 480 million people, face development challenges resulting from their lack of access to the sea and their remoteness and isolation from world markets. Investment in energy infrastructure underpins the ability of LLDCs to structurally transform their economies and boost their trade potential.

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  • Statistical Country Briefs
    Statistical Country Briefs

    Statistics for major indicators of industrial performance are presented by country to meet the needs of a wide range of data users. The country data are given in comparison with figures for the geographical region or development group it belongs to.

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  • UNIDO shows strong participation at the Sixth GEF Assembly
    UNIDO shows strong participation at the Sixth GEF Assembly

    DA NANG, 29 June 2018 – A UNIDO delegation led by Director General LI Yong took active part in the Sixth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly held between 23 and 29 June 2018 in Da Nang, Viet Nam. The event marks the beginning of the seventh replenishment of the GEF (GEF-7) – which has achieved donor pledges of US$4.1 billion for the next four-year cycle – and brought together environmental ministers and other senior officials from the GEF’s 183 member countries.

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  • UNIDO Evaluation Manual
    UNIDO Evaluation Manual

    Evaluation is key to increasing UNIDO’s efficiency, effectiveness and impact. It assures accountability and supports management, and also drives learning and innovation through in-depth assessment of the Organization’s interventions, strategies and policies. Understanding the reasons for success or failure supports UNIDO in scaling up successful approaches.

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  • Driving structural change through global value chains integration
    Driving structural change through global value chains integration

    VIENNA, 18 June 2018 – World-renowned policy experts and academics, as well as high-level practitioners and policymakers came together today for the 2018 Forum on Globalization and Industrialization to explore the potential of Global Value Chains (GVCs) for driving structural change.

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  • New study shows close link between GVCs participation and economic development
    New study shows close link between GVCs participation and economic development

    VIENNA, 18 June 2018 – Participation in Global Value Chains (GVCs) can play an important role in a country’s development, however countries must reach a certain threshold in industrial competitiveness to be able to integrate GVCs.

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