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GENEVA, 20 June 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) organized a panel discussion on “Good Governance in developing modern quality infrastructure systems” during the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which is taking place from 19 to 21 June 2018.

VIENNA, 19 June – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organziation (UNIDO) has presented Gender Equality Mobilization (GEM) Awards to staff members and teams in recognition of their exceptional efforts to prioritize gender equality and gender-responsive behaviour in their work.

VIENNA, 18 June 2018 – World-renowned policy experts and academics, as well as high-level practitioners and policymakers came together today for the 2018 Forum on Globalization and Industrialization to explore the potential of Global Value Chains (GVCs) for driving structural change.
VIENNA, 18 June 2018 – Participation in Global Value Chains (GVCs) can play an important role in a country’s development, however countries must reach a certain threshold in industrial competitiveness to be able to integrate GVCs.
Vienna, 18 June 2018 - Small hydropower (SHP) is increasingly recognized as an important renewable energy solution to the challenge of electrifying remote rural areas. However, while China and most countries in Europe and North and South America have high rates of installed capacity, the potential of SHP in many developing countries remains untapped.

DHAKA, 14 June 2018 – the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Country Programme (2018-2020) today at the Economic Relations Division (ERD).

MONTEVIDEO, 31 May 2018 - The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in Uruguay has held a workshop on waste valorization and value chain analysis in order to share qualitative information from the local market and international best practices, and to identify new opportunities for waste valorization in Uruguay and the main technical limitations.

VIENNA, 12 June 2018 - UNIDO) and the BIR have signed a joint declaration on their intention to cooperate closely. They aim to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development by supporting sustainable recycling practices and industries, and better use of resources.

VIENNA, 23 May 2018 – At the initiative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Green Industry Programme and of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), an Expert Group Meeting was convened to discuss inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) indices for SDG9 as well as related green industry challenges, especially in terms of methodologies and policy implications.

BRUSSELS, 6 June 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has taken part in the two-day European Development Days (EDD) organized by the European Commission. The EDD is Europe’s leading forum on development and every year brings together some 8,000 practitioners from the development community to share ideas and innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.