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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).

PRETORIA, 27 November 2019 - The South Africa Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) project team received the highest recognition from the energy efficiency fraternity when it walked away with two awards when the Southern African Energy Efficiency Confederation (SAEEC) held its 14th conference on 14 November.

BERLIN, 26-27 November – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Germany have agreed to reinforce their partnership during high-level strategic talks in Berlin, hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
New York, 21 November 2019 – On the occasion of the 30th celebration of Africa Industrialization Day 2019, the African Union (AU), UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and UNIDO jointly hosted an event at the Office of the Permanent Observer of the African Union to the United Nations under the theme: “Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market.”

TBILISI, 20 November 2019 – Over 100 representatives of private companies, business associations and international organizations gathered in Tbilisi to discuss the role of clusters and networks of small and medium enterprises in unleashing the potential of the private sector and making it more competitive.

VIENNA, 26 November 2019 - UNIDO has published a brochure detailing its partnership and cooperation with the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), a multi-donor programme with the goal of promoting economic growth and sustainable development, while reducing poverty, in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).  

BRUSSELS, 20 November 2019 Representatives of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have participated in the third Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) in Brussels from 20-22 November.

VIENNA, 20 November 2019 –UNIDO, the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) together organized the 30th commemoration of the Africa Industrialization Day (AID) with an event highlighting the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and opportunities for industrial and trading enterprises across the continent.
VIENNA, 21 November 2019 – Representatives of UNIDO and the Republic of Bashkortostan, a federal subject of the Russian Federation, have met to explore avenues for potential technical cooperation to foster the inclusive and sustainable industrialization of the region.
VIENNA, 19 November 2019 - The 2019 Forum on Globalization and Industrialization, The Future of Global Value Chains – How the Fourth Industrial Revolution is Changing Global Production Networks, has taken place at the headquarters of UNIDO. It was the fourth in a series of annual forums jointly organized by UNIDO and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW Kiel) to focus on issues related to global production, trade and investment.