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Beijing, 20 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is proactively contributing to the national poverty reduction agenda of China by providing technical expertise and support to the industrial value chain development involving local enterprises and beneficiaries for better livelihood and sustainable social and environmental enhancement.

Bogotá D.C., 23 September 2019 - For the first time, two Colombian testing laboratories - Delivery Technologies and Inmunopharmos - met the quality requirements of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and will receive a certification that demonstrates their compliance with the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), as issued by the National Accreditation Board for Colombia (ONAC); this contributes to the achievement of the objectives of the National Development Plan in terms of strengthening the Quality Infrastructure in Colombia.

VIENNA, 20 September 2019 – Responding to the growing demand from Member States for support to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development, the United  Nations  Industrial  Development  Organization  (UNIDO) continues to step up its technical cooperation assistance.

BRUSSELS, 18 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) participated in the info point ‘Improving continental free trade patterns in Africa: the role of private sector development’, which was organized by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO).

APIA, 19 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) reported to the Fourth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting that it fulfilled its commitment, given during the Third International SIDS Conference in September 2014, to establish a network of regional sustainable energy centres in Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Ocean, which has become fully operational.

CAPE TOWN, 19 September 2019 – Some 40 postgraduate students, faculty members and international researchers have been exposed to the theoretical underpinnings of the role of industrialization and global value chains (GVCs) and learnt to apply the analytical frameworks to the sub-Saharan African region.

ISLAMABAD, 18 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Industries and Production (MoIP) formally launched the Country Programme (CP) for Pakistan during today’s signing ceremony.

YEREVAN, 17 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will establish a new Light Industry Training Centre in Armenia, which will become a major regional provider of high-quality technical support services and training opportunities for national and international manufacturers.

VIENNA, 17 September 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) have agreed to intensify their cooperation towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), through a cooperation agreement signed by the UNIDO Director General and the WU Rector today.

VIENNA, 19-20 September 2019 – Two United Nations agencies will join an international network of academics, civil society organisations and policymakers to host a workshop on automation, artificial intelligence, and premature de-industrialization.