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VIENNA, 22 September 2021 – Experts from various sectors and backgrounds gathered at the annual LKDF Forum to address the importance of digital skills in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their role in social inclusion.

BAKU, 23 September 2021 – In a recent interview with the Trend News Agency, Stephan Sicars, Managing Director at UNIDO’s Directorate of Managing Director of Environment and Energy, has answered questions about Azerbaijan’s economy and the environment.

VIENNA, 15 September 2021 – Companies from around the world have been acknowledged for best practices, innovative approaches and ideas related to chemical leasing and similar performance-based business models for sustainable chemicals management. The award ceremony was held in a hybrid format with an in-person event combined with live streaming to a global audience.
NEW YORK, 16 September 2021 - The Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition (CEET) - an independent advisory council to the United Nations Secretary General - has been formally launched.
VIENNA, 8 September 2021 – LI Yong, Director General of UNIDO, and Pirkko Hämäläinen, Ambassador of Finland to Austria and Permanent Representative to UNIDO, have signed an agreement to foster partnerships aiming to harness the potential of developing countries in the natural resources and circular economy sectors by enabling well-functioning, inclusive and sustainable value chains and business models.

VIENNA, 3 September 2021 – UNIDO Director General LI Yong delivered a speech at the Ministerial Session of the Third Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee of Trade, Industry and Minerals, which was organized virtually by the African Union Commission’s Department of Economic Development, Trade, Industry and Mining.

VIENNA, 30 August 2021 - Ahead of the Fifth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), an Asia-Pacific Regional Review Meeting has discussed the implementation of the Istanbul Programme of Action for LDCs (IPoA). The Meeting was jointly hosted by the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries (UN-OHRLLS), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and the Government of Bangladesh.

PRETORIA, 31 August 2021 - The beverage industry in South Africa still presents significant opportunities for addressing water, energy and waste efficiencies across the entire value chain
TRIESTE, 5 August 2021 – At the invitation of Italy, which currently holds the presidency of the G20, UNIDO has addressed the G20 Digital Ministers’ Meeting. The gathering was the culmination of meetings held throughout the year by the G20 Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) in which UNIDO has participated and supported.