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VIENNA, 28 November 2017 – UNIDO’s Fourth Donor Meeting took place on the margins of the 17th Session of the General Conference, highlighting the contribution of donors to UNIDO’s technical cooperation portfolio.

VIENNA, 28 November 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) will join forces in promoting inclusive and sustainable industrial development and work towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

VIENNA, 28 November – UNIDO hosted its Fourth Donor Meeting today as part of the seventeenth session of the UNIDO General Conference.

VIENNA, 28 November 2017 – An IT wunderkind from Kazakhstan, a “startups angel” from Bosnia, a young craftswoman from Tajikistan and a Government official from Cuba all took part in an event organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today. A Knowledge Hub focus group discussion on “Creative Industries for Improving Lives” was held as part of the 17th Session of the UNIDO General Conference.

VIENNA, 27 November 2017 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today held its Sixth Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID) Forum on the sidelines of the Organization’s 17th General Conference. The event discussed some of the key features of the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) model, the progress achieved in Ethiopia, Senegal and Peru, and the gradual roll-out of new PCPs.
VIENNA, 27 November – A high-level panel discussion of the role of political leadership for the advancement of the 2030 Agenda brought together the President of the Republic of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca; the Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong, and the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations and President of the UNIDO General Conference, Alena Kupchyna.

VIENNA, 27 November - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Swiss Confederation signed the Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP) during the 17th session of the General Conference.

VIENNA, 27 November 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Switzerland have signed a Letter of Agreement at the opening of UNIDO’s 17th Session of the General Conference to further strengthen their strategic partnership in the field of trade and competitiveness to facilitate inclusive and sustainable development in partner countries.

VIENNA, 27 November – LI Yong was today re-appointed for a second term as the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at the opening of the seventeenth session of the Organization’s General Conference.

TASHKENT, 27 November 2017 – Representatives of national agro-associations and councils, and entrepreneurs in the field of agro-processing from the Kyrgyz Republic took part in a three-day study tour in Uzbekistan, visiting the latest agricultural and food industry exhibitions in Tashkent.