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  • Industrial safety paradigm shifts of concern to UNIDO and cybersecurity experts
    Industrial safety paradigm shifts of concern to UNIDO and cybersecurity experts

    VIENNA, 20 July 2020 — The third in a series of webinars on ‘Ensuring Industrial Safety and Security in times of COVID-19 and beyond’ organized by UNIDO brought together experts from Accenture Security, Europol, Kaspersky Lab, and the University of Oxford.

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  • Women in Industry and Innovation virtual conference
    Women in Industry and Innovation virtual conference

    VIENNA, 20 July 2020 – UNIDO, together with UN Women, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Italy have organized an virtual conference to help build women’s resilience to global challenges and emerging crises.

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  • New publication on digital transformation and industrial recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
    New publication on digital transformation and industrial recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    VIENNA, 10 July 2020 - UNIDO has published "COVID-19 Implications and Responses. Digital Transformation and Industrial Recovery”. The document outlines the implications of the global health crisis for digital transformation and potential responses for a fast industrial recovery in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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  • New book on how industry can ignite the engine of recovery and build a better future
    New book on how industry can ignite the engine of recovery and build a better future

    VIENNA, 20 July 2020 - UNIDO has published Industrialization as the Driver of Sustained Prosperity, a book focusing on how industrialization not only contributes to economic growth and infrastructure upgrading, but can also support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through the creation of jobs, improvements in working conditions, innovation, and the development of new and greener production technologies.

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  • UNIDO issues gender parity policy for panels and events
    UNIDO issues gender parity policy for panels and events

    VIENNA, 10 July 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has reaffirmed its commitment to gender parity by adopting a new policy to ensure the equal representation of women and men in events. The policy is modeled on the Parity Panel Pledge of the International Gend

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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 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 UNID

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  • UNIDO celebrates World Refrigeration Day with partners
    UNIDO celebrates World Refrigeration Day with partners

    VIENNA, 26 June 2020 – On World Refrigeration Day 2020, the Montreal Protocol Division of UNIDO, in collaboration with the World Refrigeration Day Secretariat, organized an online webinar on the impact and importance of refrigeration.

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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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  • 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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