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VIENNA, 05 December 2017 – High-level delegations from the Chinese business sector, including the Huajian Group, the Alibaba Group, Huawei Technologies, the Chongqing Lifan Group and the Chongqing Sansheng Group, discussed partnership opportunities with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), including within the framework of the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP), on the occasion of the Organization’s 17th General Conference held in Vienna, Austria.

VIENNA, 7 December  2017 – Today a seminar entitled “Competitiveness as One of the Priorities of Bulgaria’s EU Presidency and UNIDO’s Activities in this Area” kicked off at the Vienna International Centre.

VIENNA, 7 December 2017  - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will host a seminar entitled “Competitiveness as one of the Priorities of Bulgaria’s EU Presidency and UNIDO’s Activities in this Area” at the Vienna International Centre.

6 December, MBABNE – A number of companies in Swaziland have been ISO-certified as a result of a Norad-funded United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project on market access and trade. The project aimed to safeguard exports, provide consumers with products and services of known safety and quality, and bring about the improvement of the government regulatory system in line with international good regulatory practice in Swaziland.

VIENNA, 6 December 2017 – Manufacturing growth has accelerated, indicating a further strengthening of worldwide economic recovery, according to a report released by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today.

JOHANNESBURG, 5 December - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in cooperation with the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Regional Laboratory Association (SRLA), has organized training for 11 Southern African National Laboratory Associations (NLA). Funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland, the training aims to support the NLAs to sustainably serve the needs of their member laboratories/clients.

VIENNA, Austria, 4 December – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Montenegro today signed the first UNIDO Country Programming Framework (CPF) for Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) in Montenegro, which will cover the period 2017-2021.

BAHRAIN, 3 December - A five-day training course on “Green industrial development – Pathways towards a circular economy” opened at the University of Bahrain today. It is being supported by the Supreme Council for the Environment of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Bahrain.

KHATMANDU, 1 December - In a regional workshop, fifty energy experts from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan discussed the technical and institutional design of the Hindu Kush Himalaya Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (HCREEE).

VIENNA, 1 December – The seventeenth session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference has closed today with a renewed focus on the importance of partnerships to meet the ambitious goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.