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GUANGZHOU, 26 October 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) delivered a keynote speech at the “Understanding China” Conference under the theme of "New Globalization and China's New Round of Reform and Opening-Up", stressing the importance of multilateralism in the new era of globalization 4.0 in achieving inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

ACCRA, 26 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the European Union (EU) and the Government of Ghana have held a briefing for stakeholders of the EU-funded West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP).

HAVANA, 16 October 2019 – Areito’s emblematic recording Studio 102 re-opened today, after receiving support from the UNIDO project “Strengthening the Competitiveness, Organizational Performance and Export Capacity of the Cuban Music Industry”, which is funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

VIENNA, 22 October 2019 – On the occasion of UNIDO’s 18th General Conference, “Industry 2030-Innovate. Connect. Transform our Future”, the Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation (TII) is launching two online training courses: “Industry 4.0” and “International Business Alliances”.

HANOI, 22 October 2019, The Ministry of Industry and Trade presented the first ever Viet Nam Industry White Paper, which analyses and evaluates the current status of manufacturing and processing industries in the country while identifying key macro and sub-sector issues and suggesting policy recommendations.

AMMAN, 10 October 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) celebrated the end of the first phase of its project “Arab Food Safety Initiative for Trade Facilitation, or SAFE project” by delivering a series of technical events.

BUDAPEST, 15 October 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) acted as a panelist during the opening session of Budapest Water Summit 2019, which was convened under the motto ‘Preventing Water Crises’ and which aimed at promoting solutions to tackle the emerging water crises.

DAR ES SALAAM, 17 October 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized a two-day workshop to pilot its Quality Infrastructure for Trade Facilitation (QI4TF) electronic tool, which was developed with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The tool aims to rapidly identify gaps in the National Quality Infrastructure (that affect the sound implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

VIENNA, 17 October 2019 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Milena Angelova, Secretary-General of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA), signed an additional Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their partnership, including through facilitation of technical cooperation in the region; industrial knowledge exchange; capacity building for European Union candidate countries; and joint organization of global forum activities and other events.

Ulaanbaatar, 11 October 2019 – the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched its “First aid at the Workplace” blended learning course in Mongolian, which introduces potential hazards and risks at the workplace and delivers knowledge and skills to provide first aid. The course consists of eight modules including on eye injuries, severe bleeding, chemical and electrical accidents, and first aid kits; it is based on the footwear industry – with the first aid principles being valid for other sectors too.