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  • New publication: Business continuity and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis
    New publication: Business continuity and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    VIENNA, 24 June 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published "Responding to the COVID-19 Crises: Pathway to Business Continuity & Recovery - Guidance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)”. With a focus on business recovery and business continu

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  • Over 1,100 applications submitted to the UNIDO Global Call “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond”
    Over 1,100 applications submitted to the UNIDO Global Call “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond”

    ROME, 1 July 2020 – More than a thousand of participants have contributed their innovative solutions to the Global Call “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond” launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).  Inspired by UNI

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  • UNIDO contributes to the climate and digital transition at the EU Sustainable Energy Week
    UNIDO contributes to the climate and digital transition at the EU Sustainable Energy Week

    VIENNA, 24 June 2020 –The annual European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) with the theme: Beyond the crisis: clean energy for a green recovery and growth, attracted over 6,000 virtual participants from all over the world. Organized by the European Commission, the EUSEW is the foremost annua

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  • Ensuring industrial safety and security in times of COVID-19 and beyond - Episode 2
    Ensuring industrial safety and security in times of COVID-19 and beyond - Episode 2

    VIENNA, 5 June 2020 - UNIDO, with the support of Rostechnadzor, the Government of Russia's supervisory body on ecological, technological, and nuclear issues, has organized a second webinar on Ensuring Industrial Safety and Security in times of COVID-19 and beyond.

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  • UNIDO showcases public-private partnership models in the largest gathering of the UN and the private sector to recover better, stronger and together
    UNIDO showcases public-private partnership models in the largest gathering of the UN and the private sector to recover better, stronger and together

    16 June 2020 - The virtual United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit gathered over 20,000 participants from across the globe. The 26 hours “chase-the-sun” event was organized under the umbrella of “recovering better, stronger and together” from three unprecedented and interconnected crises: inequality, health and climate change.

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  • China and UNIDO strengthen cooperation to support the development of sustainable industrial parks in developing countries
    China and UNIDO strengthen cooperation to support the development of sustainable industrial parks in developing countries

    VIENNA, 17 June 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of People’s Republic of China have agreed to strengthen cooperation to further support the development and promotion of sustainable industrial parks in developing countries and economies in

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  • Thailand: small, low-tech firms suffer the most during COVID-19 pandemic
    Thailand: small, low-tech firms suffer the most during COVID-19 pandemic

    BANGKOK, 16 June 2020 - Small-size and low-tech firms have suffered the most from the COVID-19 crisis, according to research conducted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), part of the United Nations Country Team in Thailand. The Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on the T

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  • UNIDO and the International Atomic Energy Agency sign agreement to expand cooperation
    UNIDO and the International Atomic Energy Agency sign agreement to expand cooperation

    VIENNA, 12 June 2020 – The Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong, and the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, today signed an agreement to renew cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology for inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

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  • Partnering to improve food safety outcomes:  accreditation and the role of vTPA programmes
    Partnering to improve food safety outcomes: accreditation and the role of vTPA programmes

    VIENNA/GENEVA, 9 June 2020 – On World Accreditation Day 2020, this year with the theme: food safety, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) organized an online global discussion on voluntary third-party

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  • UNIDO launches COVID-19 Industrial Recovery Programme
    UNIDO launches COVID-19 Industrial Recovery Programme

    VIENNA, 8 June 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has developed a new approach which will provide targeted support to national governments to restructure their industrial sector in order to transform and adapt to the changing realities. The goal is to meet national

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