UNIDO and the African Union to share Quality Infrastructure best practices for sustainable development

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Annual Report 2018

The Annual Report 2018 provides information about another active year for the Organization.

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In focus

  • UNIDO further engages with the Belt and Road Initiative
    UNIDO further engages with the Belt and Road Initiative

    BEIJING, 25 April 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, reiterated the Organization’s willingness to further engage with the Belt and Road Initiative as an important means to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial

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  • UNIDO Director General visits Huawei Headquarters to discuss cooperation on innovation and Industry 4.0
    UNIDO Director General visits Huawei Headquarters to discuss cooperation on innovation and Industry 4.0

    SHENZHEN, 24 April 2019 - UNIDO Director General LI Yong took the opportunity of being in Shenzhen to strengthen the Organization’s cooperation and partnership with the private sector, and paid a visit to the Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies.

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  • Project boosts competitiveness of Benin's small enterprises
    Project boosts competitiveness of Benin's small enterprises

    COTONOU, 11 April 2019 – A project implemented since 2015 by UNIDO with funds from the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), has helped boost the competitiveness of Benin's small enterprises by, among others, improving the productivity of enterprises and ensuring products’ compliance with national and international standards.

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  • Making branding work for sustainable development
    Making branding work for sustainable development

    VIENNA, 10 April 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in cooperation with the European Brand Institute (EBI), today held the 15th iconvienna – Brand Global Summit, which was dedicated to exploring the potential of branding as a tool for sustainable development.

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  • Towards a mercury-free future in Mongolia and the Philippines
    Towards a mercury-free future in Mongolia and the Philippines

    ULAABAATAR, 8 April 2019 – With twenty per cent of the world’s gold supply produced by artisanal and small-scale miners, urgent action is needed to reduce the environmental impact of the sector, as well as to protect the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children working in the industry, according to the backers of a new project to reform the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASGM) sector in Mongolia and the Philippines.

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  • Call for papers: special issue of Applied Energy on inclusive and sustainable industrial development for energy transformation
    Call for papers: special issue of Applied Energy on inclusive and sustainable industrial development for energy transformation

    VIENNA, 2 April 2019 - Applied Energy is looking for papers with a focus on methods to measure to what extent countries can industrialize while developing a sustainable energy sector and improving inclusiveness. A special issue of the journal will be guest edited by staff members of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and researchers of the Forschungszentrum Jülich (Jülich Research Centre, one of the largest interdisciplinary research centres in Europe).

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  • UNIDO at Hannover Messe 2019
    UNIDO at Hannover Messe 2019

    HANNOVER, 2 April 2019 – For the fifth year in a row, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) maintained high visibility at Hannover Messe - the world’s largest industrial and technology fair. Advancing economic competitiveness and strengthening knowledge and institutions are two of the four pillars of UNIDO, and Hannover Messe serves as an ideal venue for achieving and promoting these objectives: it covers the entire industrial value chain from research and development to complete manufacturing solutions; it is a platform where technology demands, including those of developing countries, meet technology supply.

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  • UNIDO and the Government of Morocco sign a Programme for Country Partnership
    UNIDO and the Government of Morocco sign a Programme for Country Partnership

    RABAT, 26 March 2019 – UNIDO Director General, LI Yong, has travelled to Morocco to open new avenues for collaboration between UNIDO and the Government of Morocco to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development. A Programme for Country Partnership has been signed by UNIDO's Li Yong and Morocco's Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, H.E. Moulay Hafid Elalamy.

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  • Partnering for Africa’s future: exhibition on UNIDO-Japan cooperation
    Partnering for Africa’s future: exhibition on UNIDO-Japan cooperation

    VIENNA, 25 March 2019 – An exhibition highlighting cooperation between Japan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for African industrial development has opened at the Vienna International Centre. The exhibition showcases UNIDO and Japan cooperation on the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) first held in October 1993, and on the implementation of the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa.

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