Thursday, 12 December 2013

Director General Li visits Washington, speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

WASHINGTON, D.C., 10 December 2013 – LI Yong, the Director General of UNIDO, spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.

The Director General reiterated UNIDO’s vision of inclusive and sustainable industrial development. He also laid out a broad policy agenda for the future of UNIDO, and reiterated the many statements of support by leaders of UNIDO Member States over the past months.

During an interactive discussion with participants at the CSIS, Director General Li reiterated the clear no-tolerance policy of UNIDO to corruption, as well as his policy on strong support to upholding intellectual property rights in industrial development activities. He also welcomed the collaboration with CSIS and expressed his support to future collaboration.

The speech can be found Opens external link in new windowhere