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HANOI, 5 June 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in collaboration with the Industry Agency at Viet Nam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), has organized a one-day executive seminar on Industry 4.0. It will be followed by a three-day workshop.

DAKAR, June 1, 2018 - The first ten Senegalese trainees from of the Training Academy for Heavy Duty Equipment and Commercial Vehicles (AGEVEC in its original acronym) officially received their training certificates today in Dakar.
NEW DELHI, 5 June 2018 – India is the global host of this year’s World Environment Day (WED) and on the occasion, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) joined the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), UN Environment Programme and UN Habitat to discuss the opportunities and challenges of addressing the environmental impacts of urbanization.
Message from the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on the occasion of World Environment Day 2018 and in advance of World Oceans Day 2018.
VIENNA, 4 June 2018 - After significantly improved growth in 2017, global manufacturing may be facing a downturn related to newly announced trans-Atlantic trade barriers. According to estimates, global manufacturing output rose by 4.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018, which was slightly lower than 4.7 per cent of the last quarter of 2017.
NEW DELHI, 1 June 2018 – “Doing good for planet, people and society can go hand-in-hand with doing well for business and shareholders,” said René Van Berkel, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Representative in India, at the Millennium Alliance Innovation Summit where he presented the Organization’s work to support social enterprise innovators.

PHNOM PENH, 31 May 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in close collaboration with the Biogas Institute of China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (BIOMA) and the UNIDO Center for South-South Industrial Cooperation (UCSSIC), successfully completed a first training for 26 professionals on commercial biogas technology for the Biogas Technology and Information Center (BTIC).

BUENOS AIRES, 30 May 2018 – Innovative policies and regulatory frameworks are key to harnessing the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to revolutionize urban infrastructures and improve the quality of life of people in Latin America.

YANGON, 31 May 2018 - The United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in coordination with the Ministry of Industry of Myanmar, will hold a seminar titled, "Private Sector Development in Myanmar: how to harness the potential of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and engage youth and women entrepreneurs”.

The seminar, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), will take place at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Yangon on 1 June 2018.

LILONGWE, 29 May 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a two-day workshop to introduce its Trade Facilitation Toolkit, which was developed with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and which aims at identifying gaps in the National Quality Infrastructure (NQIS) that impede the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). In particular, the tool will identify gaps that governments and industry should address to comply with TFA articles 4, 5, 8 and 10.3.