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VIENNA, 30 November 2021 – Gerd Müller, Germany’s acting Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, is set to take office as the new Director General of UNIDO.

VIENNA, 26 November 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held its Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) prior to the 19th Session of the General Conference.

DUBAI, 25 November - The fourth edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS 2021) drew to a close on Saturday, having tackled the issue of ‘rewiring societies: repurposing digitalization for prosperity’ and having launched several fresh initiatives related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and its interlinkages.

VIENNA, 26 November 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published Standards and Digital Transformation: Good Governance in a Digital Age”.

VIENNA, 26 November 2021 - In the context of the 8th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation (CONCORDI), 2021 - Industrial innovation for competitive sustainability, held online between 22-25 November 2021, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) convened two plenary sessions to discuss the greening of the economy and digitalization as two megatrends shaping the future of industrialization.

BOGOTA, 25 November 2021 - The third installment of the International Conference for Energy Districts addressed national and international implementation experiences and presented the progress of the “Energy Districts in Colombia” project.
​​​​​​​VIENNA, 23 November 2021 - A series of webinars on themes such as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, climate-related challenges in industrialization, and opportunities for Japanese and other international investors on the African continent, marked the beginning of Africa Industrialization Week 2021 at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
GLASGOW, 16 November 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization sent a delegation of four women and three men to the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference to deliver important messages about the role of industry in saving the planet and its people from global warming.

VIENNA, 16 November 2021 – A cooperation framework for jointly tackling global plastic waste using circular economy approaches was signed today by LI Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Jacob Duer, President and CEO of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance).

YEREVAN, 16 November 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Armenia have signed a Country Programme (CP) for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Armenia 2022-2026.