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  • Korea shares experience of electric vehicles and renewable energy with Thailand
    Korea shares experience of electric vehicles and renewable energy with Thailand

    BANGKOK, 1 June 2021 – UNIDO is supporting South-East Asian countries in combatting climate change through policy consultation and capacity building in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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  • Global value chains in the aftermath of the pandemic: what role for the G20?
    Global value chains in the aftermath of the pandemic: what role for the G20?

    VIENNA, 4 June 2021 – Can embedding inclusive and sustainable transformation at the core of multilateral efforts help ensure that countries benefit from integration in global value chains (GVCs)?

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  • Private Sector Group of the Sahel Alliance mobilizes to support local cotton processing in Burkina Faso
    Private Sector Group of the Sahel Alliance mobilizes to support local cotton processing in Burkina Faso

    BRUSSELS, 20 May 2021 - The local processing of cotton represents an undisputed potential for the socio-economic development of Burkina Faso. Its local valorization can play a significant role in the fight against poverty, the creation of jobs, and the generation of income for local communities. How

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  • 4IR transition to prominently feature in PCP Egypt
    4IR transition to prominently feature in PCP Egypt

    CAIRO, 8 June 2021 – Within the framework of the recently-signed Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) Egypt, UNIDO organized a webinar on ‘Industry 4.0 in Egypt: Enhancing the Readiness for the Adoption of Industry 4.0’.

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  • COVID-19 and how to build resilient manufacturing capacity for essential medicines and vaccines in developing countries
    COVID-19 and how to build resilient manufacturing capacity for essential medicines and vaccines in developing countries

    GENEVA, 19 May 2021 – Representatives of like-minded UN Member States have met virtually for the second meeting of the Group of Friends of Industry and Innovation in Geneva.

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  • We can’t wait 267 years to achieve equal economic participation for men and women
    We can’t wait 267 years to achieve equal economic participation for men and women

    VIENNA, 2 June 2021 - Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen numerous industries stumble as the crisis has hit many sectors' productivity and employment rates. And in this scenario, women have been the hardest hit. According to the International Labour Organization, 5% of all employed women lost their jobs, compared with 3.9% of working men.

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  • UNIDO catalogue of tools and methodologies to boost competitiveness with quality and standards
    UNIDO catalogue of tools and methodologies to boost competitiveness with quality and standards

    VIENNA, 1 June 2012 - UNIDO has published a catalogue of tools and methodologies for Boosting Competitiveness with Quality and Standards. The catalogue serves to introduce UNIDO’s unique set of resources that can strengthen competitiveness through the application of quality and standards.

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  • Major global economies announce collaboration to drive the global decarbonization of steel and cement
    Major global economies announce collaboration to drive the global decarbonization of steel and cement

    VIENNA, 1 June 2021 – In a high-level online session earlier today, a coalition of governments and organizations, led by the United Kingdom (UK) and India, launched the new Clean Energy Ministerial’s Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI). Coordinated by the United Nations Industrial Deve

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  •  ITFC partners with UNIDO to support Egypt’s cotton sector and Sudan’s dairy sector
    ITFC partners with UNIDO to support Egypt’s cotton sector and Sudan’s dairy sector

    JEDDAH/VIENNA, 2 June 2021 – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today held a high-level bilateral meeting to highlight two project agreements in a virtual kick-off ceremony with Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO of ITFC and LI Yong, Director General of UNIDO. Following the ceremony, the ongoing strategic partnership between the two entities was further discussed.  

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  • Candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO meet Member States
    Candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO meet Member States

    VIENNA, 28 May 2021 – A forum of candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO has been held at the Organization’s headquarters.

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