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BISSAU, 10 December 2018 - The Guinea Bissau Sustainable Energy International Conference was attended by 150 participants from Guinean public institutions, private sector, financiers, NGOs and academic institutions. The event was organized by the Government of Guinea Bissau, in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Orga

SCHARNHAUSEN, 7 December 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the World Skills Foundation and Festo Didactic convened the Annual Meeting of the Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF), which was hosted in Festo’s Technologiefabrik in Scharnhausen, Germany.

VIENNA, 28 November 2018The 46th session the Industrial Development Board (IDB), which inter alia reviews the implementation of the UNIDO work programme and makes policy recommendations to the General Conference welcomed the offer by the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to host the next General C

NEW YORK, 29 November 2018 – As part of the Global South-South Development Expo 2018, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) convened a thematic solution forum on sustainable urban-industrial development along the Belt and Road.

VIENNA, 7 December 2018 - World manufacturing output rose by 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2018, lower than the 3.4 percent recorded in the second quarter, according to World Manufacturing Production: Statistics for Quarter III, 2018, published by

VIENNA, 6 December 2018 – A new report launched today highlights the impact of a project implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with funding from the Government of Japan. The project tackles the challenges posed by climate change by promoting low-carbon and climate-resilient (LCCR) industrial development in Africa.

NEW YORK, 3 December 2018 – The United Nations General Assembly has again approved a resolution on industrial development cooperation but this time the resolution recognizes the potential benefits for countries of concepts such as the circular economy and Industry 4.0, and contains stronger language on women’s critical role in development and their contribution to structural transformation.

KATOWICE, 4 December 2018 - In its Five Year Progress Report, the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) has announced that 137 technology solutions have been delivered or are under way in 79 countries. Two thousand five hundred people have been trained and over 10 million tonnes of CO₂eq are expected to be reduced per year with the completion of mitigation-related projects. 

BRUSSELS, 30 November 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) participated in the second edition of the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC), which took place from 27 to 30 November 2018 in Brussels. Organized by VITO, a Belgian research and technology institution, G-STIC brought together leading Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) stakeholders to discuss how new technologies can facilitate the implementation of the 2030 Development Agenda.

MARRAKECH, 30 November 2018 – The EU-Africa Business Summit concluded today in Marrakech, and aimed at offering new perspectives on the economic relations between African countries and the European Union, with a focus on investment opportunities – including inter alia innovation, sustainable agriculture and the digital divide – that are aligned with the EU External Investment Plan (EIP).