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DAKAR, SENEGAL, 14 November 2019 - More than 100 representatives of the private and public sector, donors, and vocational training centers met in Dakar this week for the 9th edition of the UNIDO’s Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) Annual Meeting. The 3-day workshop was conducted in partnership with LuxDev and the European Facility VET Toolbox.

VIENNA, 13 November 2019 - During a workshop organized by UNDP and OECD for the G20 Development Working Group on 21 and 22 October in New York, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched the report on the G20 Initiative “Supporting Industrialization in Africa and LDCs, Review of Progress”.

MANAMA, 13 November 2019 - Under the auspices of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain, the 3rd World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2019 (WEIF 2019), which was held concurrently with the 18th Arab Annual Investors Summit from 11 to 13 November 20

ROAD TOWN, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (BVI), 8 November 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) organized a five-day workshop to improve the quality of investment projects presented by investment promotion agencies (IPAs) in the Caribbean to potential investors; it

LIMA, 30 October 2019 – The Government of Peru has decided to implement a national programme to boost the development of Science and Technology Parks (STPs) in the country, which will strengthen innovation ecosystems in several regions and, in accordance with their sectoral competitive advantages, the linkages with markets.

BISHKEK, 28 October     2019– The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) received the “Project of the Year” award for its activities related to “Linking the tourism industry to productive activities in the Issyk-Kul region of the Kyrgyz Republic”, which are funded by the Russian Federation.

DAR ES SALAAM, 9 November 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its partners initiated the roll-out of 500,000 ethanol cook stoves to households in various wards of Dar es Salaam.

ABU DHABI, 5 November 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy of the Kingdom of Morocco (MASEN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and implement projects deploying advanced renewable energy technologies in Morocco and targeted African countries, with the aim of creating aspirations to support African countries on their path towards inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

ABU DHABI, 6 November 2019 On the sidelines of the eighteenth session of its General Conference, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a side event on “Young Entrepreneurs as Drivers of Innovation and Job Creation for Competitive and Resilient Economies”.

ABU DHABI, 4 November 2019 - At a side-event sponsored by Finland at the eighteenth session of its General Conference, UNIDO launched its new Strategy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, 2020-2023 to ensure that present and future industrial development pathways meet the needs of women and girls as well as of men and boys, thereby enabling them to fully participate as innovators, leaders and economic actors.