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Annual Report 2018

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

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  • UNIDO to take active part in forthcoming Aid for Trade Global Review 2019
    UNIDO to take active part in forthcoming Aid for Trade Global Review 2019

    GENEVA, 10 June 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will take an active part in the forthcoming Aid for Trade Global Review 2019, which will take place at the WTO headquarters in Geneva from 3 to 5 July 2019 under the theme “Supporting Economic Diversification and E

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  • Growth of global manufacturing decelerated again in early  2019 according to UNIDO report
    Growth of global manufacturing decelerated again in early 2019 according to UNIDO report

    VIENNA, 7 June 2019 - The slowdown in global manufacturing growth evident since the end of 2017 continued in the first quarter of 2019. Emerging trade and tariff barriers involving the United States and China, as well as the European Union, have exposed markets to a significant amount of uncertainty

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  • UNIDO explores enhanced cooperation with Russian counterparts
    UNIDO explores enhanced cooperation with Russian counterparts

    MOSCOW, 5 June 2019 – a delegation from UNIDO led by its Director General LI Yong held fruitful bilateral meetings in Moscow to discuss achievements and challenges related to ongoing technical cooperation projects and potential areas for new joint activities.

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  • Ensuring industrial safety conference opens in Vienna
    Ensuring industrial safety conference opens in Vienna

    VIENNA, 30 May 2019 – The International Conference ‘Ensuring Industrial Safety: the role of governments, regulations, standards and new technologies’, which is co-organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Rostechnadzor, the Russian Federation’s supervisory body

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  • UNIDO and Italy further strengthen cooperation with focus on Africa and innovative partnerships
    UNIDO and Italy further strengthen cooperation with focus on Africa and innovative partnerships

    ROME, 15 May 2019 – The Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong, spoke at the opening ceremony of the ‘International Cooperation Expo: job creation and innovation for sustainable development’ (EXCO 2019), which was organized under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, the European Commission and IFAD.

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  • International conference on industrial parks for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Latin America
    International conference on industrial parks for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Latin America

    VIENNA, 15 MAY 2019 – In recent decades, industrial parks have made important contributions to the restructuring and development of the global economy, generating jobs and increasing incomes, while fostering sustainable, climate-resilient urbanization and contributing to green growth. Over the past three decades, UNIDO has been actively contributing to sustained productivity improvements in industries and industrial parks by implementing pilot projects and providing strategic policy advisory services.

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  • 2019 UNIDO Yearbook of Industrial Statistics launched in Brussels
    2019 UNIDO Yearbook of Industrial Statistics launched in Brussels

    BRUSSELS, 15 May 2019 – The United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO) launched its 2019 Yearbook on Industrial Statistics today at the UN House in Brussels. High quality data is essential to measure and monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and UNIDO plays a pivota

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  • Progress report on SDG 9 targets
    Progress report on SDG 9 targets

    VIENNA, 10 May 2019 - A new report, Statistical Indicators of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization, highlights the progress made towards achieving the industry-related targets of the 2030 Agenda. The report is primarily based on the six Sustainable Development Goal 9 indicators related to ind

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  • UNIDO publishes new Competitive Industrial Performance Report
    UNIDO publishes new Competitive Industrial Performance Report

    VIENNA, 7 May 2019 - Where does your country rank in the latest Competitive Industrial Performance Index? Find out who has gone up and who has gone down in the global manufacturing ranking based on capacity to produce and export manufactured goods, extent of technological deepening and upgrading, and impact on the world market.

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  • UNIDO and DIE to support G20-T20 deliberations on trade, investment and globalization
    UNIDO and DIE to support G20-T20 deliberations on trade, investment and globalization

    VIENNA, 26 April 2019 – Interested participants can now register for a roundtable discussion on “Global Value Chains for Inclusive Development: FDI, investment facilitation and linkage creation” to be held on 28 May 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. The roundtable is a T20 Japan-associated event jointly organiz

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