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BRUSSELS, 19 June 2019 - For the second consecutive year, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) took an active part in the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) in Brussels, which focused on ‘Shaping Europe’s Energy Future’. “Ongoing research and collaborative actions between the European Union and Africa are crucial to renew the partnership”, said UNIDO Climate Change Expert Cassandra Pillay.

BRUSSELS, 18 and 19 June 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) participated in the European Development Days (EDDs) to share best practices and successful experiences as well as innovative solutions that it implemented to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

LIMA, 13 June 2019 - A two-day international conference to promote dialogue and the exchange of international experience on how to generate the appropriate conditions for the development of industrial parks in Peru has been organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Peru’s National Association of Industries (SNI) and Ministry of Production (PRODUCE).

VIENNA, 20 June 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) discussed with the Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication Marcos Pontes the importance of a strategic partnership to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Brazil.

ACCRA, 20 June 2019 – Today, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) launched the Ghana Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP), which was facilitated by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO-Ghana), with funding from the European Union (EU) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

BANGKOK, 17 June 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and The King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) organized an international training to share information and knowledge gained from project implementation under the 4th cycle of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).

ERBIL, 6 June 2019 - Twenty beneficiaries have successfully completed a training programme in beekeeping and honey-processing organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and supported by the Government of Austria.

BRUSSELS, 12 June 2019 – With the support of the African Union Commission’s Department of Trade and Industry, the Permanent Mission of the African Union in Belgium organized a sensitization workshop on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). 44 of the 55 Member States of the African Union signed in Kigali the agreement to create a single market for goods and services.

ULAANBAATAR, 11 June 2019 – Within the framework of the EU-funded “Support to Employment Creation in Mongolia (SECiM C2)” project, which is implemented by UNIDO, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of Mongolia, 120 experts and 40 tannery managers were trained on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).

GENEVA, 10 June 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will take an active part in the forthcoming Aid for Trade Global Review 2019, which will take place at the WTO headquarters in Geneva from 3 to 5 July 2019 under the theme “Supporting Economic Diversification and Empowerment”. This year’s theme is of particular relevance to UNIDO given industry’s role in economic diversification as well as in creating decent employment opportunities for women and youth.