Developing cluster and business linkages in Myanmar to help in job creation for local communities
YANGON, 28 February 2014 – A UNIDO project, funded by the Government of Italy, is helping boost private sector-led growth in Myanmar and provide better employment and livelihood opportunities for local communities. It focuses on...
Friday, 28 February 2014
Best practices in cluster development focus of New Delhi conference
NEW DELHI, 20 February 2014 - Some 200 participants from over twenty countries, including experts from Argentina, Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, India, Iran, Montenegro, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, and Viet Nam,...
Thursday, 20 February 2014
UNIDO–TERI sustainable energy leadership programme strengthens partnerships, supports knowledge management
NEW DELHI, 14 February 2014 – A joint programme by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and TERI University (TERI U) is helping build awareness and knowledge on...
Friday, 14 February 2014
Switzerland funds UNIDO programme to boost Indonesian fisheries sector
JAKARTA, 11 February 2014 – A new technical assistance programme aiming to increase Indonesia’s trade capacity in selected value chains within the fisheries sector was launched today in Jakarta.The four-year programme with a...
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Green industry conference in Guangzhou showcases green manufacturing and calls for a circular economy
GUANGZHOU, China, 7 November 2013 – The third Green Industry Conference, with a focus on promoting the rapid uptake of green industry in harmony with the Earth’s ecosystems, opened in the Chinese city of Guangzhou today.The...
Thursday, 07 November 2013
Kazakhstan experts visit Japan as part of UNIDO Tokyo office programme
TOKYO, 1 November 2013 – A representative of Kazakhstan's KAZNEX INVEST agency participated in the Third Innovation in Water Management show thanks to the delegate programme of UNIDO’s Investment and Technology Promotion Office...
Friday, 01 November 2013
UNIDO establishes investment promotion unit in Lahore
LAHORE, 22 October 2013 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization has established an Investment Promotion Unit (IPU) in the Pakistani city of Lahore and resumed its activity in SMEDA (Small and Medium Enterprises...
Tuesday, 22 October 2013
Green industry and energy efficiency top Seoul conference agenda
SEOUL, 18 October 2013 – Green industry and energy efficiency are at the core of sustainable industrial development, said participants at an international conference that opened in Seoul today. The one-day event was organized by...
Friday, 18 October 2013
UNIDO-GEF partnership supports launch of Malaysia Cleantech programme
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 October 2013 – The Malaysia Cleantech Programme for SMEs was today officially launched in Kuala Lumpur. It was made possible thanks to a GEF-UNIDO programme which encourages public-private cooperation for...
Friday, 11 October 2013
UNIDO to significantly expand cooperation with India
VIENNA, 6 September 2013 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Saurabh Chandra, India’s Vice-Minister of Commerce and Industry, today signed programme documents...
Friday, 06 September 2013
UNIDO delegation in Seoul for talks on expanding cooperation with Republic of Korea
SEOUL, 22 October 2012 – A UNIDO delegation arrived in the Republic of Korea today to further expand joint cooperation and discuss possible priorities and themes for moving towards a strategic, medium-term cooperation...
Monday, 22 October 2012
UN Secretary-General appoints Kandeh Yumkella as Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All initiative
UN Headquarters, New York, 24 September 2012 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All...
Monday, 24 September 2012
UNIDO organizes round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia
VIENNA, 13 September 2012 - UNIDO today organized a round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia which featured prominent development policymakers and practitioners from the region. The event took place at the...
Thursday, 13 September 2012
New e-waste management project in Cambodia to create new jobs
PHNOM PEHN, 9 Aug 2012 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is launching a new project in Cambodia aimed at creating employment opportunities and ensuring effective e-waste management in the country....
Thursday, 09 August 2012
Former World Bank Chief Economist Justin Lin to deliver lecture on China and the world economy
VIENNA, 26 July 2012 - Justin Lin, the former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank, will deliver a lecture “China in the world economy” in Vienna on 10 August.Lin is working with UNIDO for several weeks as...
Thursday, 26 July 2012
Improving Viet Nam’s vocational training system
HANOI, 16 July 2012 – Ways of improving the vocational training system in Viet Nam were discussed in Hanoi today at a seminar organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of...
Monday, 16 July 2012
Switzerland to fund UNIDO project in Indonesia, supports Organization’s Green Industry platform for Rio+20
BERNE, 21 May 2012 – The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) will fund a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project to help develop Indonesia’s National Resource Efficient and Cleaner...
Monday, 21 May 2012
UNIDO and China agree to strengthen cooperation
VIENNA, 19 April 2012— The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the People’s Republic of China have agreed to expand cooperation in the field of multilateral environmental conventions and other areas of...
Thursday, 19 April 2012
UN Secretary-General welcomes European Commission’s commitment to Sustainable Energy for All Initiative
BRUSSELS, 16 April 2012 — United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, today welcomed the European Commission’s Energizing Development Initiative to assist developing countries in providing their citizens with access to...
Monday, 16 April 2012
Low-carbon growth in Asia focus of high-level meeting in Tokyo
TOKYO, 16 April 2012 – Ministers from eight countries in East Asia and representatives of international organizations, including UNIDO, the ADB, ASEAN, ESCAP, OECD, UNDP, the World Bank, JICA and JBIC took part in the East Asia...
Monday, 16 April 2012