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ABIDJAN, 13 November 2018 – A joint framework of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) aimed at upgrading the region’s pharmaceutical industry in line with international Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards was successfully validated today by the Community’s Member States during a stakeholders meeting organized in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

PARIS, 29 November 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today joined the steering committee of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) – a global community of organizations and experts committed to generating, managing and sharing green growth knowledge and data to mobilize a sustainable future.

VIENNA, 28 November 2018 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Ziad Hamzah Abu Ghararah, Secretary-General of the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA), today signed a joint declaration to bolster their longstanding cooperation to promote sustainable development and economic growth in the region.

TURIN, 27 November 2018 – Twenty-two social entrepreneurs, selected through a highly competitive and thorough selection process, have taken part in the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Fondazione CRT RISE programme.

VIENNA, 27 November 2018 - Representatives of Permanent Missions accredited to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and representatives of the private sector comprised the audience for an informative session on the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) to hear more about driving transformative industry change forward.
ERBIL, 23 November 2018 – Teachers and trainers today graduated from a training in entrepreneurship education provided as part of a Japan-funded project, implemented in a partnership between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
VIENNA, 27 November 2018 – High-level government representatives of the six ongoing PCPs talked about their first-hand experiences and achievements as well as vision for the future, at an advanced session of the 7th ISID Forum held today in Vienna.
VIENNA, 27 November 2018 – On the margins of 46th session of the Industrial Development Board (IDB), LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Gerhard Kuentzle, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Germany to UNIDO, signed two funding agreements aimed at boosting women empowerment in green industry and strengthening trade capacity building.

LIMA, 26 November 2018 – Peru’s Ministry of Production (Produce), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Switzerland through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) today signed a €2,22 million project to increase Peru’s coffee and cacao export competitiveness.

ARUSHA, 30 October 2018 – Tanzanian horticulture processors had the opportunity to receive valuable product-feedback from an experienced group of chefs and food and beverage managers from high-end hotels and restaurants during a product-tasting event organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at the Vocational Educational and Training Authority (VETA) facilities in Arusha.