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VIENNA, 14 February 2019 – UNIDO and WAIPA launched a 4-module e-learning course on “Impact Investing” on the Knowledge Hub of UNIDO’s Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation (TII).

BOGOTA, 12 February 2019 – To build on its socio-economic progress, Colombia needs to fast track its productive transformation, according to the OECD’s Production Transformation Policy Review (PTPR) of Colombia, released today at a presentation hosted by Colombia’s National Planning Department (DNP). 

DAR ES SALAAM, 08 February 2019 – A week-long training programme aimed at assisting Tanzanian investment promotion stakeholders in identifying and managing well-planned investment projects for industrial development and undertaking prudent investment decisions concluded today in Dar Es Salaam.

VIENNA, 8 February 2018 – UNIDO continues to promote a dynamic dialogue on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, also through today’s promotional event titled “UNIDO as a global platform for the promotion of women’s economic empowerment – Initiatives in Europe and Central Asia”.
LIBREVILLE, 7 February 2018 – The closing ceremony of two projects focusing on industrial upgrading and quality infrastructure development in Central Africa was held from 6-7 February 2019 in Libreville, Gabon.
BRUSSELS, 5 February 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) actively contributed to the European Industry Days 2019, which recognizes the importance of industry in sustainable development and which focuses on industrial challenges, such as sustainability, digitalization, investment and globalization.
TIRANA, 18 January 2019 – Albania has ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. It will reduce use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), powerful greenhouse gases used mainly in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment, which are thousands of times more harmful to the climate than CO2.

PUNE, 29 January 2019 – During the Fourth ACMA Technology Summit and EXPO 2019, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Automotive Components Manufacturers Association (ACMA) expanded their longstanding partnership to continue enhancing the competitiveness and innovation in the automotive component industry. The partnership, which started over 20 years ago, was witnessed by Amant Geete, Minister for Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises.

VIENNA, 24 January 2019 - Italy’s continued support for inclusive and sustainable industrial development was emphatically reiterated today, as Director General Giorgio Marrapodi of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation signed two new funding agreements of EUR 4.5 million for projects in Mozambique and Tunisia with the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, in the presence of representatives of the recipient coun

VIENNA, 23 January 2019 - Increasing access to affordable and reliable sustainable energy is essential for long-term economic prosperity and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.