"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the second session of this important global forum, which is being co-hosted by UNIDO together with the Government of Austria and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and supported by many other organizations in this wonderful setting of the Hofburg Palace..."
"As a true development scholar, Sanjaya had great influence on me and UNIDO. Our thematic Industrial Development Reports up until 2005 benefitted considerably from his contributions. Key UNIDO research and technical cooperation projects were based on his knowledgeable advice. He was a guide, mentor, colleague and an exceptional friend for many of us.".
This year marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and the United Nations has chosen to focus on the very important theme of, “Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women”.