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VIENNA, 28 July 2020 — On Monday, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture (MEPA) of Georgia, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the Swiss Government, through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), launched a project to support the country’s efforts to improve the international compliance of fruits and vegetable exports from Georgia.<

VIENNA, 6 August 2020 - On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, UNIDO Director General LI Yong has conveyed the following message to Matsui Kazumi, Mayor of the City of Hiroshima:

VIENNA, 20 July 2020 — The third in a series of webinars on ‘Ensuring Industrial Safety and Security in times of COVID-19 and beyond’ organized by UNIDO brought together experts from Accenture Security, Europol, Kaspersky Lab, and the University of Oxford.
VIENNA, 20 July 2020 – UNIDO, together with UN Women, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Italy have organized an virtual conference to help build women’s resilience to global challenges and emerging crises.
VIENNA, 20 July 2020 - UNIDO has published Industrialization as the Driver of Sustained Prosperity, a book focusing on how industrialization not only contributes to economic growth and infrastructure upgrading, but can also support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through the creation of jobs, improvements in working conditions, innovation, and the development of new and greener production technologies.

VIENNA, 14 July 2020 – The winners of the Global Call for “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond” organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) were announced during the concluding Award Ceremony, held in live streaming on 14 July 2020.

VIENNA, 10 July 2020 - UNIDO has published "COVID-19 Implications and Responses. Digital Transformation and Industrial Recovery”. The document outlines the implications of the global health crisis for digital transformation and potential responses for a fast industrial recovery in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

SHANGHAI, July 11 2020 – Under the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Indivisible Community", the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC 2020) Summit Online has involved over 550 public sector leaders, AI experts, scientists, and industry leaders from around the world in a conversation about the technological frontiers, industry trends and breaking issues in AI.

VIENNA, 10 July 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has reaffirmed its commitment to gender parity by adopting a new policy to ensure the equal representation of women and men in events.

VIENNA, 3 July 2020 - The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation (GMIS) Digital Series 2020 kicked-off with a high-level panel webinar addressing “glocalization: localizing production and capacity building for survival and success”. The focus was on the effect of COVID-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) on integration within global value chains, the implications for micro, small and medium enterprises and the labour force, particularly in developing countries.