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ST PETERSBURG, 11 April 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the OPORA Russia Committee on Women Entrepreneurship Development will hold an event on “Increasing the contribution of women to economic growth and prosperity: Creating an enabling environment” on 23 May, the opening day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

CASABLANCA, 9 April 2018 – Road accidents remain a major challenge to Morocco’s human, social and economic development, causing more than 3,000 fatalities per year. As Morocco continues to strengthen its position as a regional road transport hub, there is a rapidly growing need for certified truck drivers in this sector.

JOHANNESBURG, 09 April 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in cooperation with the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Regional Laboratory Association (SRLA), have organized a technical training for 11 Southern African National Laboratory Associations (NLAs).

VIENNA, 5 April 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has held an eighth round of consultations with the Permanent Missions of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) at its headquarters in Vienna.

VIENNA, 29 March 2018 - Voluntary sustainability standards (VSS) are creating greater export opportunities for developing countries. In 2013, the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) was created to support developing countries to better understand, address and potentially benefit from standards-based sustainability programmes.

ISLAMABAD, 28 March 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Gilgit Baltistan have brought together a range of stakeholders to review the current situation in the region’s agricultural and fisheries sectors.

VIENNA, 28 March 2018 – The Government of Japan has announced that it will contribute over US$5.2 million to eight projects implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Nigeria, Somalia and the Syrian Arab Republic.

NAIROBI, 21 March 2018 – Over 150 experts took part in a three-day meeting to discuss the benefits of low-carbon and climate-resilient development in Africa’s manufacturing sector. The workshop is part of a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project operational in Egypt, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa which is funded by the Government of Japan.

NEW DELHI, 23 March 2018 – “Harnessing the fruits of science, technology and innovation (STI) for development is one of the biggest development challenges of our time,” said Pierre Jacquet, President of the Global Development Network, as he opened the 18th Global Development Conference on 22 March.
NEW DELHI, 22 March 2018 – “Technological innovation and the development of environmental goods are key to ensuring demand-driven industrialization can be sustainable,” concluded participants today at the launch of the Industrial Development Report (IDR) 2018 organized during the 18th Global Development Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Development held in New Delhi, India.