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  • 2021 HLPF: Side event addresses Digital Transformation and the Circular Economy
    2021 HLPF: Side event addresses Digital Transformation and the Circular Economy

    VIENNA, 26 July 2021 - As part of UNIDO's engagement with the 2021 High Level Political Forum, a high-level side event on “Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Recovery through Digital Transformation and the Circular Economy” was organized, which was attended by public and private sector representatives and the academia.

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  • Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General
    Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General

    VIENNA, 12 July 2021 – The Industrial Development Board of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today recommended Gerd Müller of Germany to be the Organization’s next Director General.

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  • UNIDO expresses its appreciation for the Government of China’s support on the fifth Anniversary of the establishment of the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund
    UNIDO expresses its appreciation for the Government of China’s support on the fifth Anniversary of the establishment of the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund

    BEIJING, 8 July 2021 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) expressed his appreciation for the support of the Government of China on the 5th Anniversary of the establishment of the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund (SSCAF). “The

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  • UNIDO-Japan week promotes joint successes and future opportunities
    UNIDO-Japan week promotes joint successes and future opportunities

    Vienna, 7 July 2021 – Titled “Partnering for inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID): New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation”, the UNIDO-Japan cooperation week – an online event co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organization

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  • 2021 Vienna Energy Forum: where action meets ambition
    2021 Vienna Energy Forum: where action meets ambition

    VIENNA, 1 July 2021 — The 2021 Vienna Energy Forum (VEF), which is organized as a virtual event from 5 to 7 July 2021, is guided by the motto “Where Action Meets Ambition”.

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  • Global Call for Innovative Solutions in Cleantech and Sustainable Land Management
    Global Call for Innovative Solutions in Cleantech and Sustainable Land Management

    VIENNA, 1 July 2021 – Registration is now open for the Global Call for Innovative Solutions in Cleantech and Sustainable Land Management. The international competition aims to identify and promote readily deployable and scalable solutions and innovative technologies from the private sector, which ad

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  • PARTNERING FOR ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation Day 1
    PARTNERING FOR ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation Day 1

    VIENNA, 29 June 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna have convened the opening session of ‘Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation’ to discus

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  • Expert Group Meeting on Clean Cooking: Potential for Bioethanol Industries in High impact Countries (23-25 June 2021) concludes with a call for action
    Expert Group Meeting on Clean Cooking: Potential for Bioethanol Industries in High impact Countries (23-25 June 2021) concludes with a call for action

    VIENNA, 25 June 2021 – A virtual Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Bioethanol and Clean cooking was held from 23 to 25 June 2021, which brought together key policy and decision makers from High Impact Countries and relevant stakeholders in the clean cooking space to identify strategies to develop domest

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  • Green Climate Fund and UNIDO agree partnership to bolster climate-resilient industrial development
    Green Climate Fund and UNIDO agree partnership to bolster climate-resilient industrial development

    VIENNA, 28 June 2021 - The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a partnership agreement, the Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA), that paves the way for UNIDO to submit climate project proposals to the GCF for funding. ZOU Ciyon

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  • UNIDO Director General LI Yong with FAO and UN Habitat co-leads launch Theme Report on Innovation, Technology and Data
    UNIDO Director General LI Yong with FAO and UN Habitat co-leads launch Theme Report on Innovation, Technology and Data

    VIENNA, 25 June 2021 – As part of the preparation towards the High-level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE), virtual Ministerial Thematic Forums were held from 21 to 25 June 2021, which focused on energy access; energy transition; enabling SDGs through inclusive, just energy transitions; innovation, technolo

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