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KIGALI, 22 March 2018 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has travelled to Rwanda to attend the launch of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the Africa Business Summit .
QUITO 21 March 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Ministry of Environment of Ecuador (MAE) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), have officially presented a project which will provide policy advice to 13 Latin American countries to help them solve the e-waste problem in the region.
VIENNA, 22 March 2018 – The Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa took place between 19 and 21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. Over 400 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organizations came together to discuss how to increase access to sustainable energy in East African countries.

VIENNA, 20 March 2018 – A call for proposals has been launched inviting Sri Lankan Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) to enroll in a technical assistance programme co-ordinated by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The programme seeks to strengthen the technical competence of CABs to provide services for testing laboratories, proficiency testing providers, certified reference material producers, personnel and product certifiers, and technical s

KIGALI, 19 March 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has signed an agreement to work together with the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The joint declaration was signed on the first day of the Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa taking place in Kigali, Rwanda from 19-21 March. The Forum has brought together key players within the sustainable energy sector to discuss challenges and opportunities for the sector within the wider East African Community.
BEIJING, 13 March 2018 –Experts from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have introduced the circular economy business model - Chemical Leasing -  to stakeholders in China, and are encouraging companies to take advantage of the approach to achieve economic, social and environmental benefits.
VIENNA, 19 March 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in cooperation with the Shanghai Academy of Social Science (SASS) has brought together experts from BRICS countries and international organizations to discuss e-commerce.

VIENNA, 15 MARCH 2018 - The Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa, a key event for promoting access to renewable energy sources in the region, will take place between 19 and 21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.

NEW YORK, 14 March 2018 – The economic empowerment of rural women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region was the topic of a side-event organized by the governments of Italy and Tunisia, in cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), UN Women and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

KIGALI, 13 March 2018 - LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will attend the African Business Summit and the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in Kigali, Rwanda, from 20 to 22 March 2018.