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14 January 2020 – If companies want to access and compete in new markets, they have to demonstrate the quality and safety of their goods and services and comply with international standards in the target markets. Quality Infrastructure is a system offering a complete package covering essential aspects such as policy, institutions, service providers, and the value-adding use of international standards and conformity assessment procedures.

VIENNA, 14 January 2020 - The Italian Development Cooperation is contributing more than €4.55m to two UNIDO projects in Egypt and Iraq. A signing ceremony to launch the projects took place today at the UNIDO headquarters.

KHARTOUM, 10 December 2019 - Understanding the labour market and business opportunities are crucial for a demand-driven technical and vocational training system. More than 50 representatives from the government, the private sector, UN agencies, non-governmental organizations and academia have taken part in a workshop to deliberate on the findings of an assessment of labour market demands and needs in Khartoum State.

VIENNA, 11 December 2019 – UNIDO and Enactus are collaborating on chemical leasing and performance-based business models and projects.
WASHINGTON D.C, 19 December 2019 – The 57th Council Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) gathered environmental ministers and senior officials from the GEF’s 183 member countries.
HAIFA, 19 December 2019 - In developing countries, barely 30 per cent of agricultural production undergoes industrial processing. In high-income countries, 98 per cent is processed. This suggests that there are great opportunities for developing countries in agribusiness.
MADRID, 11 December 2019 - The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25) taking place from 2-15 December, has gathered the nations of the world to agree on how to implement the Paris Agreement, set to start on 1 January 2020. As the United Nation’s specialized agency promoting industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability, UNIDO is playing an important role in helping to meet the 2°C threshold of the Paris Agreement by working closely with its partners and Member States.
VIENNA, 16 December 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published a new edition of the Agro-Industry Investment Opportunities Directory: Ethiopia.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 16 December 2019 – During the World Youth Forum (WYF), LI Yong, the Director General of UNIDO, met with H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to discuss the UNIDO flagship project in Egypt, the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP).

FERRARA, 13 December 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has introduced policymakers from Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco to the different phases of the circular economy from engineering, economics and law perspectives.