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BEIJING, 2 July 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, held several high-level meetings with high-ranking senior officials to further boost cooperation between UNIDO and China.
DA NANG, 29 June 2018 – A UNIDO delegation led by Director General LI Yong took active part in the Sixth Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly held between 23 and 29 June 2018 in Da Nang, Viet Nam. The event marks the beginning of the seventh replenishment of the GEF (GEF-7) – which has achieved donor pledges of US$4.1 billion for the next four-year cycle – and brought together environmental ministers and other senior officials from the GEF’s 183 member countries.
DA NANG, 29 June - The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong and other high-level representatives visited the Hoa Khanh industrial zone in Da Nang to witness some of the achievements of the multi-focal GEF-funded project “Implementation of eco-industrial park initiative for sustainable industrial zones in Vietnam”.

DAR ES SALAAM, 29 June 2018 – Tanzania’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (MITI) has announced the upgrading of the services provided by its Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO), thanks to the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

NICE, 29 June 2018 – The Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) – a joint initiative between the United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – convened a roadshow at the Nice Acropolis Convention Centre, on the margins of the Innovative City Convention. The event, co-organized by the Côte d’Azur University and UNIDO, and moderated by Prof.

VIENNA, 27 June 2018 12 delegates from 7 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo) conducted a study tour last week, visiting two industries and holding a meeting in Swiss territory in the context of the implementation of their respective Minamata Convention Initial Assesments (MIAs).
GENEVA, 28 June 2018 – The creation and upgrading of production capabilities together with the expansion and diversification of markets for goods are necessary to drive industrial development that can foster economic growth and structural transformation. Participants agreed on this today at an event organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

CALAMBA, 21 June 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) discussed the segregation of plastic components of e-wastes possibly contaminated with Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) with the Integrated Recycling Industries (IRI), which was selected as facility partner for the project “Implementation of PCB Management Programmes for Electric Cooperatives and Safe e-waste Management”.

DA NANG, 27 June 2018 – UNIDO Director General LI Yong is leading a large UNIDO delegation to the Sixth Assembly and Associated Meetings of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which is taking place in Central Viet Nam.
DA NANG, 26 June 2018 – The shift towards more energy-efficient and renewable-based energy systems in industry was the subject of a discussion during a side event at the 6th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly hosted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).