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BANGKOK, 19 July 2019 -- The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) rolled out its Industrial Analytics Platform (IAP) during a soft launch at the Thailand Industry Expo 2019 today. Thai Minister of Industry, Mr. Suriya Juangroongruangkit, opened the Expo and visited the UNIDO booth that featured the IAP.

DODOMA, 19 July 2019 – The Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP) of the United Republic of Tanzania (URT), which was facilitated by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the Cleaner Production Center of Tanzania (CPCT) and the World Health Organization (WHO) with funding from the European Union (EU) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), was launched today.

VIENNA, 19 July 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Switzerland signed an amendment to a Letter of Agreement to deepen their partnership in support of eco-industrial parks. The CHF14.5 million programme builds on the significant results achieved through the longstanding cooperation in the area Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) between UNIDO and the Swiss Confederation, through its State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

NOVARA, ITALY, 17 July 2019 – International energy company Eni S.p.A. and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed today a Joint Declaration, setting up a new, pioneering public-private cooperation model aimed at helping reach the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

NEW YORK, 16 July 2019 -  The Green Industry Platform offers small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cutting-edge knowledge, tools, and practical guidance from leading experts and institutions to green and grow their business. The platform offers everything from global-scale assessments to highly specialized guidance notes.

STRASBOURG, FRANCE, 16 July 2019 – A special meeting between the newly-elected Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and the heads of UN agencies to the EU institutions was held today, during which commitments for a better future for Europe and the world were discussed. The European Parliament, as the voice of European citizens, will have to fully use its legislative power to ensure that the EU leads by example in achieving a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable development.

PHNOM PENH, 15 July 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized an executive briefing on industrial policymaking at the Cambodian Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH), which was followed by a four-day training workshop, from 16 to 19 July 2019, on evidence-based industrial policymaking in the province of Kep. UNIDO’s training courses on industrial policymaking are very timely as the Royal Government’s objective is to modernize and transform the country’s industrial structure from a labour-intensive to a skills-driven industrial sector by 2025. To achieve this ambitious vision, Cambodia needs policymakers who are capable of drafting effective industrial policies based on reliable data and sound evidence using advanced analytical methodologies.

VIENNA, 12 July 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) hosted an event on the cross-cutting contribution of the Quality Infrastructure (QI) system to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The forum highlighted the many ways in which QI improves the health and safety of workers, how the upgrading of the quality infrastructure system in Ghana enables more exports and by demonstrating how standards help manage environmental discharges and energy efficiency.

VIENNA, 12 July 2019 – Within the overall framework of economic and technical cooperation between the Government of China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), an agreement was signed on 15 May 2017, through which China committed an initial pledge from the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund (SSCAF) to support projects in the field of inclusive and sustainable industrial development and other potential cooperation areas.

Yekaterinburg, 11 July 2019 - The second Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) – a joint initiative of the United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – concluded its deliberations today with a call for more partnerships and inclusive and sustainable industrial strategies.