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  • UNIDO launches global knowledge platform to promote sustainable industrial parks and special economic zones
    UNIDO launches global knowledge platform to promote sustainable industrial parks and special economic zones

    VIENNA, 21 June 2022 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the beta version of its Sustainable Industrial Park Platform (SIPP), a global knowledge and resource centre for industrial parks and other related area development initiatives.

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  • UNIDO Director General strengthens cooperation with Italian government, UN agencies and private sector
    UNIDO Director General strengthens cooperation with Italian government, UN agencies and private sector

    ROME, 17 June 2022 — On an official three-day mission to Italy, Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), held bilateral meetings with high-level representatives of United Nations agencies, Italian government ministries and the private sector.

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  • Director General Müller to BRICS ministers: “industrial policies can help us decarbonize”
    Director General Müller to BRICS ministers: “industrial policies can help us decarbonize”

    BEIJING, 9 June 2022 - Addressing the 12th BRICS Trade Ministers Meeting, held in virtual format and chaired by China, UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller said the world is “facing a triple planetary crises of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution,” and called for greater global solidarity because “our prosperity, everyone’s prosperity, depends on a healthy planet!”

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  • UNIDO Director General calls for action at Stockholm+50
    UNIDO Director General calls for action at Stockholm+50

    STOCKHOLM, 3 June 2022 - Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), participated in Stockholm+50, a crucial international environmental meeting, commemorating the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and celebrating 50 years of global environmental action.

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  • UNIDO, Morocco working together on vocational training and skills
    UNIDO, Morocco working together on vocational training and skills

    CASABLANCA, 17 May 2022 – Globalization and the transition to a green and digital economy are driving demand for workers with new skills and different types of expertise. UNIDO supports high-quality vocational training delivery and is promoting more public-private partnerships to achieve this. It also works on skills development to meet demand and help create jobs.

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  • Gerd Müller named GREEN BRANDS German personality of the year 2021
    Gerd Müller named GREEN BRANDS German personality of the year 2021

    NUREMBERG, 17 May 2022 - For his many efforts to combat hunger and climate change, and for protecting the environment, Gerd Müller has been named GREEN BRANDS German personality 2021.

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  • UNIDO and Morocco reinforce partnership to drive green industrial development
    UNIDO and Morocco reinforce partnership to drive green industrial development

    RABAT, 16 May 2022 – Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), is making an official visit to the Kingdom of Morocco to discuss future cooperation between UNIDO and Morocco.

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  • Transforming commitments into action: UNIDO Director General addresses UN-Energy meeting
    Transforming commitments into action: UNIDO Director General addresses UN-Energy meeting

    NEW YORK, 4 May 2022 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is ready to work with partners to promote energy transition solutions, including the development of green hydrogen to decarbonize critical industries such as steel and cement.

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  • Call for expressions of interest in positions on UNIDO’s Independent Oversight Advisory Committee
    Call for expressions of interest in positions on UNIDO’s Independent Oversight Advisory Committee

    VIENNA, 27 April 2022 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is calling for interested candidates to apply for membership of its Independent Oversight Advisory Committee (OAC).

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  • UNIDO Director General meets government of Hungary representatives, discusses strategic cooperation and potential joint initiatives
    UNIDO Director General meets government of Hungary representatives, discusses strategic cooperation and potential joint initiatives

    BUDAPEST, 19 April 2022 – During an official visit, Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), met with government officials in Budapest to discuss avenues for further expanding cooperation between UNIDO and Hungary. The Director General m

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  • UNIDO launches knowledge platform to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 9 in Latin America and the Caribbean
    UNIDO launches knowledge platform to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 9 in Latin America and the Caribbean

    VIENNA, 12 April 2022 –  Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Mireya Muñoz Mera, Ambassador of Ecuador to Austria and President of the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean countries (GRULAC), have officially launched the SDG 9 Accelerator Platform – www.sdg9accelerator.org.

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