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.

VIENNA, 26 June 2020 – On World Refrigeration Day 2020, the Montreal Protocol Division of UNIDO, in collaboration with the World Refrigeration Day Secretariat, organized an online webinar on the impact and importance of refrigeration.
VIENNA, 2 July 2020 – The manufacturing sector is facing its most significant challenge yet in the form of COVID-19 disruptions to both supply and demand side. As governments and business are trying to react and mitigate the short-term impact of the pandemic, UNIDO has taken a look at the potential long-term changes to industry.

VIENNA, 22 June 2020  - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched its latest guidance document supporting domestic and commercial refrigeration manufacturers seeking to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

VIENNA, 30 June 2020 - UNIDO and Public Joint-Stock Company Joint Stock Bank (UkrGasBank) have signed a contract that will enable the launch and operation of a US$1.5m Loan Guarantee Fund as special financial mechanism within the framework of the UNIDO-GEF project, Introduction of Energy Management System Standard in Ukrainian Industry.

ROME, 1 July 2020 – More than a thousand participants have contributed their innovative solutions to the Global Call, “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond”, launched by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). 

VIENNA, 24 June 2020 - From 15 June to 17 July, online training courses from the EU-funded SwitchMed Programme are introducing best practices for chemical and wastewater management to SMEs in Morocco and Tunisia. The webinars are part of UNIDO’s MED TEST III project that, in cooperation with international fashion brands, the local industry and the ZDHC Foundation, will focus on improving the circularity and sustainability of the textile production value chain in Morocco and Tunisia.

VIENNA, 24 June 2020 –The annual European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) with the theme: Beyond the crisis: clean energy for a green recovery and growth, attracted over 6,000 virtual participants from all over the world.