Director-General meets EC Commissioners Ferrero-Waldner and Piebalgs in Brussels
Putting Production over Trade and Finance

VIENNA, 6 March 2009 – UNIDO Director-General, Kandeh K. Yumkella, said today that empowering women through entrepreneurship development and gender mainstreaming were key factors for effective industrial development.

He welcomed the international colloquium on women's leadership, empowerment, peace and security that will be held in Monrovia, Liberia, on 7 and 8 March. The event is supported by several United Nations agencies, including UNIDO. Fatou Haidara, a former Mali minister and now a UNIDO Director, will head the Organization’s delegation to the event.

UNIDO - Nec Sign $ 600,000 Trust Fund Agreement
Breaking in and moving up: New industrial challenges for the bottom billion and the middle-income countries
An analysis of the role of agribusiness and agro-industries in relation to sustainable economic growth in Africa
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) welcomes Samoa as its 173rd Member State.
The Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Kandeh K. Yumkella, and Tair Mansurov, Secretary-General of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC), signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two organizations, at the UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) of Vietnam, the Embassy of Italy, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a technical assistance project entitled “SME Cluster Development”.
FutureFood6 Conference in Vienna