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BANGKOK, 24 April 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and representatives from eight Asian countries have convened to facilitate integrated national programming for climate change mitigation and chemicals and wastes.

BALYKCHY, 16-18 April 2018 – Within the framework of its project “Linking the tourism industry to productive activities in the Issyk-Kul region of the Kyrgyz Republic”, which the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) implements with the financial support of the Russian Federation, two-day seminars on hygiene requirements for catering and food processing companies through the implementation of technical regulations of the Customs Union and HACCP were held in Karakol and Balykchy.
LOME, 20 April 2018 – Too many consumers in West African countries are unaware of their rights, and some consumer protection organizations in the region are not fully engaged with the available quality infrastructure.
HANGZHOU, 21 April 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, called upon the global industrial design community to take the lead in supporting developing countries put their economies on a path towards innovation and sustainability.

ABUJA, 23 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to promote youth entrepreneurship in north-eastern Nigeria. This is one of eight new projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2 million.

SHANGHAI, 21 April 2018 – UNIDO DG LI Yong, attended a range of events and bilateral meetings focused on strengthening collaboration between UNIDO and China.
HANGZHOU, 21 April 2018 – UNIDO DG LI Yong and Jack MA, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group, met Saturday to discuss deepening the cooperation between UNIDO and the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP).

VIENNA, 20 April 2018 – Structural change is a central feature of economic development and as economies evolve, the manufacturing industry plays a key role. However, development is increasingly not only about raising income because the form growth takes also matters. Issues of inclusion (with as many as possible benefiting from the proceeds of growth) and sustainability (with growth minimizing the environmental impact) have become crucial.

MOSTAR, 13 April 2018 – The Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, Computing and Electrical Engineering of the University of Mostar and Lotrič, a private metrology provider from Slovenia operating in the region and with a local office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, have recently concluded a 20 years partnership to establish a joint training centre at the University of Mostar.

DAMASCUS, 23 April 2018 - The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project to provide multi-sectoral skills training for mid- and long-term resilience building in the Syrian Arab Republic. This is one of eight projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic, with Japanese funding totaling US$5.2 million.