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VIENNA, 12 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC), have organized a workshop to improve collaboration on a project to upgrade Ethiopia's livestock sector.
NEW YORK CITY, 12 March 2019 – The exponential growth of digital technology creates new opportunities for women to engage in the digital economy, including e-commerce. This can enable access to new markets for imports and exports, thereby connecting women-led businesses to the rest of the world. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, these opportunities must be seized.
ULAANBAATAR CITY, 7 March 2019 – A ceremony to mark the progress of a project that increases the competitiveness of exports and supports the creation of decent jobs in the meat and leather goods industries has taken place at the Makh Market meat processing and export company. With the arrival of professional tools and equipment imported from Germany, technical training will begin in private sector abattoirs and tanneries with the aim of improving the quality of meat butchering and the flaying hides and skins
VIENNA, 11 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has welcomed an announcement by the Government of Japan that it will contribute over US$5.8 million to nine projects in Ethiopia, Gabon, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, South Sudan, the State of Palestine and the Syrian Arab Republic.
VIENNA, 7 March 2019 – International Gender Champions and Heads of the Vienna-based United Nations organizations have discussed how men can play an active role in promoting gender equality.

NEW YORK CITY, 5 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, together with the Permanent Missions of Austria, Ecuador, Slovenia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNDESA, has organized an event, “Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities”. The event took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, and was organized as a part of Circular City Week New York.

VIENNA, 25 February 2019 – A week-long exhibition, Tackling Climate Change through Technological Innovation, organized by the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), opened today at the Vienna International Centre.
NOVOKUZNETSK, Russia, 1 March 2019 – High-level representatives of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today participated in an expert discussion at the International Women’s Forum taking place in Novokuznetsk, which focused on creating an enabling environment for women to fully achieve their economic potential to contribute to inclusive and sustainable industrial development.
JOHANNESBURG, 20 February 2019 – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is seeing a significant increase in the number and quality of its renewable energy and energy efficiency policies, according to a new status report launched at a special side event of the 11th Africa Energy Indaba.
ISSYK-KUL REGION, Kyrgyzstan, 18 February 2019 – Experts from UNIDO have held a series of workshops in Kyrgyzstan’s region of Issyk-Kul to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism and productive industries.