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SHANGHAI, 21 April 2018 – UNIDO DG LI Yong, attended a range of events and bilateral meetings focused on strengthening collaboration between UNIDO and China.
HANGZHOU, 21 April 2018 – UNIDO DG LI Yong and Jack MA, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group, met Saturday to discuss deepening the cooperation between UNIDO and the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP).

VIENNA, 20 April 2018 – Structural change is a central feature of economic development and as economies evolve, the manufacturing industry plays a key role. However, development is increasingly not only about raising income because the form growth takes also matters. Issues of inclusion (with as many as possible benefiting from the proceeds of growth) and sustainability (with growth minimizing the environmental impact) have become crucial.

MOSTAR, 13 April 2018 – The Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, Computing and Electrical Engineering of the University of Mostar and Lotrič, a private metrology provider from Slovenia operating in the region and with a local office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, have recently concluded a 20 years partnership to establish a joint training centre at the University of Mostar.

BAGHDAD, 20 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to enhance youth employability among Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and host communities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. This is one of eight new projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2m.

TOKYO, 18 April 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong has travelled to Japan to attend a range of events and bilateral meetings focused on strengthening collaboration between the Organization and the country.

SHANGHAI, 18 April 2017 – Developing industrial corridors, technology and industrial parks and deepening regional economic integration along the New Silk Road is the aim of a regional project currently implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
VIENNA, 18 April 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese mercury waste management company, Nomura Kohsan.
TOKYO, 17 April 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Japan Refrigerants and Environment Conservation Organization (JRECO) have agreed to join forces in an effort to combat global warming through the introduction of climate-friendly technologies in the refrigerator and air-conditioning (RAC) sector.

BEIRUT, 18 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to create jobs in the carpentry and construction sectors in northern Lebanon. This is one of eight new projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2m.