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GUANGZHOU, 6 December 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, has highlighted the capacity of eco-design to accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development.   

VIENNA, 4 December 2019 - The United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published Technical Guidelines for the Development of Small Hydropower Plants.

VIENNA, 5 December 2019 – Under the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP), the first international agro-industry investment forum was held in October 2016 and it attracted around 1,200 participants. It was clear to the co-organizers, UNIDO and the Government of Ethiopia, that the venue within the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) compound had met its maximum capacity.

ADDIS ABABA, 29 November 2019 - The provision of clean water to its citizens is one of the most urgent and important issues for the Government of Ethiopia. Economic studies conducted in Africa have shown that impacts resulting from poor sanitation and hygiene cost economies between 0.9% and 2.4% of annual Gross Domestic Product.

BEIJING, 25 November 2019 - A new Centre of Excellence (CoE) project that aims to deliver a competency-based and internationally-recognized food safety training qualification system has been unveiled in Beijing.

VIENNA, 2 December 2019 - The fifth Global Chemical Leasing Award ceremony will take place in October 2020 during the Fifth Meeting of the International Conference on Chemicals Management in Bonn, GermanyCompanies and individuals are

VIENNA, 29 November 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published the International Guidelines for Industrial Parks providing step-by-step advice on the planning, development and operation of industrial parks for different stakeholders, including industrial park regulators, developers, operators, tenants, partners (such as multilateral development agencies) and financial institutions.

CAIRO, 29 November, 2019 - A high-level mission from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) participated in Africa 2019: Investment for Africa Forum on 22-23 November in the New Administrative Capital in east Cairo. The forum is a platform for bringing together governments, the private sector, civil society and international financial institutions, and was held under the high patronage of H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

ADDIS ABABA, 20 November 2019 – The second Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment (YES) Forum brought together more than 600 participants, of whom around 40% were youth, and included policymakers, business associations, academia, investors and development partners. It was co-organized by ITC, UNIDO, UNCDF, UNCTAD and ILO, who are partners of the Global Initiative for Decent Jobs for Youth in alliance with the Africa Industrialization Week 2019 and the World Export Development Forum.
VIENNA, 21 November 2019 - The first Vienna Discussion Forum, a platform to discuss and call for action on gender equality within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), addressed gender-based violence from the perspective of the respective mandates of UNIDO and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), namely women’s economic empowerment (SDGs 8 and 9), and crime prevention, criminal justice responses (SDG 16).