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VIENNA/TOKYO, 28 June 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore innovative technologies, new business models and institutional frameworks.

VIENNA, 2 July 2021 – UNIDO and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna co-organized the online event titled ‘Investment and Technology Transfer under COVID-19’. In this event, results achieved in partner countries under and in response to the pandemic through UNIDO were highlighted with case studies and success stories from Japan.

VIENNA, 15 June 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in close collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia and the Government of China, has launched a new project entitled "Capacity Building to Upgrade the Livestock Value Chain in Ethiopia".

VIENNA, 1 July 2021 – UNIDO and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna have co-hosted a webinar titled ‘Joining Forces for Industrial Skills Development’, bringing together participants from the public and private sectors, development partners, academia, and civil society. The webinar is the second in the series: ‘Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation’.

VIENNA, 1 July 2021 — The 2021 Vienna Energy Forum (VEF), which is organized as a virtual event from 5 to 7 July 2021, is guided by the motto “Where Action Meets Ambition”.

VIENNA, 1 July 2021 – Registration is now open for the Global Call for Innovative Solutions in Cleantech and Sustainable Land Management. The international competition aims to identify and promote readily deployable and scalable solutions and innovative technologies from the private sector, which address the adverse effects of climate change and ultimately contribute to inclusive, resilient, and sustainable economic development in developing countries.

VIENNA, 29 June 2021 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna have convened the opening session of ‘Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation’ to discuss new opportunities to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GLOBAL, 28 June 2021 – As micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has joined government leaders, business support organizations and the private sector to celebrate the pivotal role that resilient entrepreneurs play in strengthening the global economy.

VIENNA, 25 June 2021 – A virtual Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Bioethanol and Clean cooking was held from 23 to 25 June 2021, which brought together key policy and decision makers from High Impact Countries and relevant stakeholders in the clean cooking space to identify strategies to develop domestic bioethanol industries and achieve universal access to clean energy for cooking and transport.

VIENNA, 25 June 2021 – As part of the preparation towards the High-level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE), virtual Ministerial Thematic Forums were held from 21 to 25 June 2021, which focused on energy access; energy transition; enabling SDGs through inclusive, just energy transitions;