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VIENNA, 26 May 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published its position paper on the COVID-19 response. Responding to the Crisis. Building a Better Future outlines UNIDO’s approach over the next 12 to 18 months.

VIENNA, 19 May 2020 - Amidst escalating global uncertainty and the spectre of socio-economic upheaval brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Japan is providing nearly US$4m to help the transfer of Japanese technology to developing countries, with a view to strengthening their capacity to cope with the crisis.

BEIRUT, 20 May 2020 – Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Lebanon, represented by H.E. Dr. Imad Hoballah, Minister of Industry, UNIDO has launched safety guidelines developed for the industrial sector.
VIENNA, 20 May 2020 – On the occasion of World Metrology Day on 20 May, UNIDO has published insights on the relevance of quality, standards and testing in the fight against COVID-19. Quality control, standards and metrology play a particularly important role in mitigating the negative effects of the global pandemic.

VIENNA, 11 May 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have recently launched a new technical cooperation project in the Islamic Republic of Iran with the aim of enhancing the economic resilience of the fishery industry in Chabahar and improving the competitiveness of its locally produced fishery products. 

VIENNA, 11 May 2020 – In line with ongoing efforts to promote social stabilization and accelerated economic recovery in Iraq, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have recently launched a new technical cooperation project to help build the economic resilience of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Nineveh Governorate.

VIENNA, 7 May 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized its first online training in the course for the project: Development of an innovation ecosystem and support infrastructure, including a Digital Education and Innovation Centre in Azerbaijan. T

VIENNA, 8 May 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized a webinar on ensuring industrial safety and security in times of COVID-19 and beyond.

NAIROBI, 8 May 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a two-month food safety awareness campaign to sensitize people in Kenya about food safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

VIENNA, 4 May, 2020 - Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this year, the UNCTAD’s E-commerce Week was conducted over Webex videoconferencing from 27 April-1 May 2020. The conference convened stakeholders from different sectors to discuss the role e-commerce can play in supporting communities in addressing various challenges in these unprecedented times.