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VIENNA, 26 April 2019 – Interested participants can now register for a roundtable discussion on “Global Value Chains for Inclusive Development: FDI, investment facilitation and linkage creation” to be held on 28 May 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

DAKAR, 24 April 2019 – At the initiative of Senegalese singer Youssou N’dour, the Governments of Senegal and of Belgium co-organized the Dakar Forum on “Tourism, creative industries and infrastructure with the challenges of digitalization and sustainable development”, which was also supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
CHABAHAR, Iran, 29 April 2019 – The Government of Japan has recently announced that it will fund a project to strengthen the fishery value chain in Chabahar to promote its integration into the regional economy and create employment opportunities for youth.

VIENNA, 29 April 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Africa.

PHNOM PENH, 29 April 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a technical cooperation agreement to jointly improve waste recycling by reducing open burning activities and developing waste recycling in Battambang.

SHANGHAI, 18 April 2019 - Co-hosted by China’s Ministry of Commerce, its Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Intellectual Property Administration and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, the 7th China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair (CSITF) was held from 18 – 21 April.

BEIJING, 25 April 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, reiterated the Organization’s willingness to further engage with the Belt and Road Initiative as an important means to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

MONROVIA, 26 April 2019 – The Government of Japan has recently announced that it will fund a project in Liberia to promote social stabilization in the country by creating jobs and livelihoods for vulnerable people and communities – in particular youth – in key sectors of economic growth.

SHENZHEN, 24 April 2019 - UNIDO Director General LI Yong travelled to Shenzhen to meet Shenzhen Mayor CHEN Rugui and discuss new opportunities for cooperation between the City of Shenzhen and UNIDO.

SHENZHEN, 24 April 2019 - UNIDO Director General LI Yong took the opportunity of being in Shenzhen to strengthen the Organization’s cooperation and partnership with the private sector, and paid a visit to the Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies.