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UNIDO launches knowledge platform to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 9 in Latin America and the Caribbean

12 April 2022

VIENNA –  Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Mireya Muñoz Mera, Ambassador of Ecuador to Austria and President of the Group of Latin America and the Caribbean countries (GRULAC), have officially launched the SDG 9 Accelerator Platform – www.sdg9accelerator.org.

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EIB

UNIDO and European Investment Bank to enhance cooperation on promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial development

23 March 2022

LUXEMBOURG - Meeting at the EIB’s headquarters in Luxembourg, Gerd Müller, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), have signed a Joint Declaration to enhance cooperation related to investment operations in the field of private sector development, with a particular focus on inclusive and sustainable industrialization, innovation and resilient infrastructure.

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Without gender equality, the sustainable energy transition cannot be achieved

18 March 2022

NEW YORK – In the framework of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with UN Women, Finland, ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), co-hosted a side event entitled, “The Gender and Energy Compact: Catalyzing action for a just, inclusive and gender-responsive energy transition”.

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Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization

UNIDO Director General congratulates Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization on 30th anniversary

16 March 2022

VIENNA – The Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) was established in 1992 as a platform for multilateral economic cooperation. It is considered to be a prominent actor in promoting peace, growth and stability, encouraging friendly and good neighborly relations in the Black Sea region and beyond. 

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The climate crisis and gender equality - spotlight sessions of the Vienna-based UN Organizations for International Women’s Day 2022

The climate crisis and gender equality - spotlight sessions of the Vienna-based UN Organizations for International Women’s Day 2022

04 March 2022

VIENNA– The climate crisis has had and will continue to have severe and lasting impacts on our environment as well as economic and social development. The impact is greater on individuals who are most reliant on natural resources for their livelihoods and those who have the least capacity to respond to natural hazards, such as droughts, landslides, floods, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and hurricanes.

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Seibersdorf

Director General visits IAEA laboratories, says innovation is key to solving global hunger and climate change

03 March 2022

VIENNA - How nuclear science helps to control pests, can add to food safety, and allows us to develop new crops - these were some of the topics covered during last week's visit to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) laboratories in Seibersdorf by Gerd Müller, the new Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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