MAURITIUS, 27-30 April 2009 - A Joint UNIDO-UNEP Team was on mission in Mauritius to lay the foundation for the establishment of a National Cleaner Production Centre in Mauritius following a request from the Government of Mauritius. The Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Mauritius, through the UNIDO Focal Point, played an instrumental role to set-up and organise the mission.

Director-General published in the New York Times Op-Ed section on the Natural Resource Charter being launched this week.

NEW YORK, 4-15 May 2009 - The 2009 UNIDO Industrial Development Report was presented to representatives of New-York-based Permanent Missions and journalists. The opening remarks were delivered by Wilfried Luetkenhorst, UNIDO Chief of Cabinet, and Melinda Kimble, Vice-President of the UN Foundation.

The Project for Betterment of the Livelihood of Women through Adoption of Improved Salt Processing Technology
Cosmetic Fair "Beyond Beauty" organized in Paris
UNIDO Director-General meets African Union Ambassador during Washington visit
Follow-up to the successful Conference on Sharing Innovative Agribusiness Solutions, November 2008, Cairo, Egypt
Towards an Integrated Energy Agenda Beyond 2020
Japan supports UNIDO and other United Nations agencies to help refugees in Armenia