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VIENNA, 8 June 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has developed a new approach which will provide targeted support to national governments to restructure their industrial sector in order to transform and adapt to the changing realities. The goal is to meet national, regional and international needs in the post-COVID-19 recovery phase.

ULAANBAATAR, 4 June 2020 - Two training centres that will help build competitive leather and textile industries in Mongolia have been officially opened. The Industry of the Future blended learning centre is located at the Experiment, Manufacturing and Business Corporation of Light Industry (ARMONO), and the Textile Finishing Incubator Centre is at the Research and Development Institute of Light Industry (RDILI).
VIENNA, 5 June 2020 - UNIDO, with the support of Rostechnadzor, the Government of Russia's supervisory body on ecological, technological, and nuclear issues, has organized a second webinar on Ensuring Industrial Safety and Security in times of COVID-19 and beyond.
NAIROBI, 7 June 2020 - World Food Safety Day is celebrated on 7 June 2020 to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage food-borne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development.
3 June 2020 – The 58th Council Meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was held for the first time virtually, gathering participants from the GEF’s 183 member countries located in 17 different time zones. During its first day, two major decisions were taken: Council approved a Work Programme amounting to US$645.4 million in 63 projects and five programmes in various focal areas of the GEF.
VIENNA, 3 June 2020 - World manufacturing output registered a sharp decline in the first quarter of 2020. This decline is attributable to China’s lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19, as well as ongoing uncertainties due to restrictions on trade between the US and China and the so-called Brexit.
VIENNA, 3 June 2020 – Registration is now open for the Global Call for “Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and beyond”, promoted by the UNIDO and organized by its global network of Investment and Technology Promotion Offices (ITPOs).
VIENNA, 3 June - The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) 2020 Virtual Edition will consist of a series of online webinars taking place weekly, starting from 30 June, culminating in a two-day Virtual Summit, to take place from 4-5 September 2020.

VIENNA/QUEBEC CITY, 29 May 2020 – A scientific roundtable, organized through a webinar, gathered food regulators and representatives of the food production sector from Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East.

VIENNA, 26 May 2020- Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has participated in a webinar entitled “Economic Transition into the ‘New Normal’: How can International Organizations help European Economies Bounce Back?”