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GENEVA, 19 May 2021 – Representatives of like-minded UN Member States have met virtually for the second meeting of the Group of Friends of Industry and Innovation in Geneva.
VIENNA, 2 June 2021 - Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen numerous industries stumble as the crisis has hit many sectors' productivity and employment rates. And in this scenario, women have been the hardest hit. According to the International Labour Organization, 5% of all employed women lost their jobs, compared with 3.9% of working men.
VIENNA, 1 June 2012 - UNIDO has published a catalogue of tools and methodologies for Boosting Competitiveness with Quality and Standards. The catalogue serves to introduce UNIDO’s unique set of resources that can strengthen competitiveness through the application of quality and standards.
JEDDAH/VIENNA, 2 June 2021 – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today held a high-level bilateral meeting to highlight two project agreements in a virtual kick-off ceremony with Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO of ITFC and LI Yong, Director General of UNIDO. Following the ceremony, the ongoing strategic partnership between the two entities was further discussed.  

VIENNA, 1 June 2021 In a high-level online session earlier today, a coalition of governments and organizations, led by the United Kingdom (UK) and India, launched the new Clean Energy Ministerial’s Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI).

VIENNA, 28 May 2021 – A forum of candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO has been held at the Organization’s headquarters.
VIENNA, 18 May 2021 - UNIDO believes that the COVID-19 pandemic brings an opportunity to glean lessons and present feasible solutions to improve the governance of global manufacturing in the face of this and future crises.

VIENNA, 17 May 2021 - CONCORDi 2021, the biennial European conference on corporate R&D and innovation, takes place  22-25 November 2021. The focus of this 8th edition is on “Industrial innovation for competitive sustainability”. The Conference aims to identify the research, business and policy challenges in this area for the decade to come, and to provide guidance to the EU industrial research and innovation policy agenda.

BULBULA, ETHIOPIA, 18 May 2021 - The Bulbula Integrated Agro-Industrial Park, which occupies 271 hectares of land in Western Oromia Regional State, has been inaugurated in the presence of Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Shimelis Abdissa, President of Oromia Regional State, and Melaku Alebel, Federal Minister of Trade and Industry.