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Jordan presents its AI Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

Jordan presents its AI Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

17 November 2022

SWEIMEH - The Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship of Jordan (MoDEE), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (UN ESCWA) and the European Union Delegation in Jordan presented the country’s  Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy and Implementation Roadmap for Jordan (2023-2027) at the 9th edition of the MENA ICT Forum 2022.

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Dominican Republic: taking investment promotion to the global level

16 November 2022

SANTO DOMINGO - Diplomatic missions of the Dominican Republic pioneered the use of UNIDO’s Invest in ACP Platform for global investment promotion efforts by digitally showcasing the country’s investment opportunities to potential global investors. Investment opportunities and investment-related information available on the Invest in ACP Platform provides precision targeting of specific investors based on opportunity type, sector, source of investment markets and size.

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Blue agenda in Indonesia

The Blue Agenda in Indonesia to accelerate sustainable ocean development

14 November 2022

NUSA DUA - The Indonesian Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Investment, together with eight United Nations agencies, including UNIDO and its international development partners, launched the National Blue Agenda Actions Partnership (NBAAP) on the margins of the 17th G20 Leaders’ Summit in Bali. This new partnership aimed at supporting the Government of Indonesia in accelerating progress toward achieving the National Medium-Term Development Plan on the blue agenda.  This initiative will help drive achievement toward the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

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UNIDO-Azerbaijan signs Cooperation Framework

Bringing Azerbaijan’s innovation ecosystem to a new level

14 November 2022

VIENNA - Increasing national capacities in the application of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and accelerating the digital transformation are priorities for Azerbaijan. Over the past two years, the Government of Azerbaijan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have been working together to strengthen the innovation ecosystem and unlock the country’s potential for digital transformation.

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At COP27, Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition calls for rapid deployment of clean energy technologies to achieve Paris Agreement goals

11 November 2022

SHARM EL-SHEIKH - The Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition (CEET), a high-level body of engineers and energy system experts helping build the UN Secretary General’s coalition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, has convened for the first time at the UN climate change conference (COP27).

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Africa is the continent of the future with many opportunities: UNIDO highlights key issues for its industrial growth

07 November 2022

NIAMEY - Africa is the continent of the future with many opportunities and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a partner to fulfil the Sustainable Development Goals and the aspirations of Agenda 2063, said UNIDO Managing Director for the Directorate of Global Partnerships and External Relations and Special Representative for Africa, Fatou Haidara.

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UNIDO and China highlight the role of industrial parks for achieving sustainable industrialization at the 5th CIIE

05 November 2022

SHANGHAI – As part of the 5th International China Import Expo (CIIE), UNIDO and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly organized the Parallel Session of the Fifth Hongqiao International Economic Forum, titled “Accelerating inclusive and sustainable industrialization through South-South cooperation – exploring the role of industrial parks & special economic zones”. The Session highlighted the pivotal role of industrial parks and special economic zones to stimulate growth and advance the achievement of SDG9, contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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GMIS China

GMIS Connect highlights industrial lighthouses that are propelling digital transformation in China

01 November 2022

SHANGHAI - Ahead of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) 2023, UNIDO ITPO Shanghai, in collaboration with the Chinese Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and GMIS, hosted a webinar on “Lessons from the Lighthouses: How is China’s Digital Revolution Impacting Industrial Development?”.

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Director General calls for a leading role of UNIDO in the global review of Sustainable Development Goal 9

28 October 2022

NEW YORK – UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller engaged in the United Nations’ top inter-agency forums during his mission to UN Headquarters. This included the United Nations Chief Executives Board (CEB) chaired by the Secretary-General and a meeting of Principals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General.

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