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BRUSSELS, 15 June 2021 – For the 10th consecutive time, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) contributed to the European Development Days (EDD), which took place on 15-16 June 202

VIENNA, 28 June 2021 - The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a partnership agreement, the Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA), that paves the way for UNIDO to submit climate project proposals to the GCF for funding.

In 2019, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) launched a first call for submissions of good practices, success stories and lessons learned by all stakeholders in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

AGHVERAN, Armenia, 7 June 2021 – The Food Safety Inspectorate of the Republic of Armenia, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)’s Livestock Development in the South of Armenia project, organized a conference to mark World Food Safety Day on 7-8 June 2021.

WINDHOEK, 18 June 2021 – Efficient electricity use in homes, businesses and public facilities is one of the fastest and cheapest ways of accelerating sustainable development. The Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances (EELA) project, implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) aims to support the development of vibrant markets for energy efficient lighting and appliances across East and Southern Africa.

VIENNA, 21 June 2021 – The most recent data, including the first months of 2021, confirm that global manufacturing production continues to recover, following a major drop during the first half of 2020 due to COVID-19. However, the pace of recovery is unequal.

BANGKOK, 1 June 2021 – UNIDO is supporting South-East Asian countries in combatting climate change through policy consultation and capacity building in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
VIENNA, 4 June 2021 – Can embedding inclusive and sustainable transformation at the core of multilateral efforts help ensure that countries benefit from integration in global value chains (GVCs)?

BRUSSELS, 20 May 2021 - The local processing of cotton represents an undisputed potential for the socio-economic development of Burkina Faso. Its local valorization can play a significant role in the fight against poverty, the creation of jobs, and the generation of income for local communities. However, issues related to productivity, sustainability, industrial capacity, and the lack of a legal and institutional framework hinder the development of this promising sector.

CAIRO, 8 June 2021 – Within the framework of the recently-signed Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) Egypt, UNIDO organized a webinar on ‘Industry 4.0 in Egypt: Enhancing the Readiness for the Adoption of Industry 4.0’.