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  • UNIDO launches safety guidelines for Lebanon's industrial sector in response to COVID-19
    UNIDO launches safety guidelines for Lebanon's industrial sector in response to COVID-19

    BEIRUT, 20 May 2020 – Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Lebanon, represented by H.E. Dr. Imad Hoballah, Minister of Industry, UNIDO has launched safety guidelines developed for the industrial sector.

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  • New publication to mark World Metrology Day 2020
    New publication to mark World Metrology Day 2020

    VIENNA, 20 May 2020 – On the occasion of World Metrology Day on 20 May, UNIDO has published insights on the relevance of quality, standards and testing in the fight against COVID-19. Quality control, standards and metrology play a particularly important role in mitigating the negative effects of the global pandemic.

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  • UNIDO and Japan partner to enhance economic resilience of Iran’s fishery value chain
    UNIDO and Japan partner to enhance economic resilience of Iran’s fishery value chain

    VIENNA, 11 May 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have recently launched a new technical cooperation project in the Islamic Republic of Iran with the aim of enhancing the economic resilience of the fishery industry in Chabahar

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  • Japan continues to promote social stability and economic recovery in Iraq
    Japan continues to promote social stability and economic recovery in Iraq

    VIENNA, 11 May 2020 – In line with ongoing efforts to promote social stabilization and accelerated economic recovery in Iraq, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have recently launched a new technical cooperation project to help build the econom

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  • Trainers at the Innovation Agency of Azerbaijan get hands-on experience on how to use online and e-learning tools
    Trainers at the Innovation Agency of Azerbaijan get hands-on experience on how to use online and e-learning tools

    VIENNA, 7 May 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized its first online training in the course for the project: Development of an innovation ecosystem and support infrastructure, including a Digital Education and Innovation Centre in Azerbaijan. T In res

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  • COVID-19 in Kenya: UNIDO raises awareness about food safety
    COVID-19 in Kenya: UNIDO raises awareness about food safety

    NAIROBI, 8 May 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a two-month food safety awareness campaign to sensitize people in Kenya about food safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  The campaign, will reach out to the targeted audiences through social media

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

    VIENNA, 8 May 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized a webinar on ensuring industrial safety and security in times of COVID-19 and beyond. UNIDO's Olga Memedovic introduced the webinar, which brought together over 129 participants from all aro

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  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on e-commerce and its interplay with cybersecurity and privacy in the digital space
    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on e-commerce and its interplay with cybersecurity and privacy in the digital space

    VIENNA, 4 May, 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this year, the UNCTAD’s E-commerce Week was conducted over Webex videoconferencing from 27 April-1 May 2020. The conference convened stakeholders from different sectors to discuss the role e-commerce can play in supporting communities in addressing various challenges in these unprecedented times.

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  • Impact of COVID-19 epidemic hits Indonesia’s small seaweed processors
    Impact of COVID-19 epidemic hits Indonesia’s small seaweed processors

    5 May 2020 – In late April, more than 60 members of Indonesia’s Tropical Seaweed Innovation Network (TSIN) held a virtual consultation on the state of the seaweed industry in relation to the COVID-19 epidemic.

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  • UNIDO, Norway to help SMEs mitigate negative economic impact of COVID-19
    UNIDO, Norway to help SMEs mitigate negative economic impact of COVID-19

    VIENNA, 23 April 2020 - UNIDO and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) have unveilled a large-scale new programmatic framework, the Global Market Access Programme (GMAP).

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