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VIENNA, 7 March 2019 – International Gender Champions and Heads of the Vienna-based United Nations organizations have discussed how men can play an active role in promoting gender equality.

NEW YORK CITY, 5 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization, together with the Permanent Missions of Austria, Ecuador, Slovenia, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNDESA, has organized an event, “Making it Circular: The Role of Industries in Circular Cities”. The event took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, and was organized as a part of Circular City Week New York.

VIENNA, 25 February 2019 – A week-long exhibition, Tackling Climate Change through Technological Innovation, organized by the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), opened today at the Vienna International Centre.
NOVOKUZNETSK, Russia, 1 March 2019 – High-level representatives of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today participated in an expert discussion at the International Women’s Forum taking place in Novokuznetsk, which focused on creating an enabling environment for women to fully achieve their economic potential to contribute to inclusive and sustainable industrial development.
JOHANNESBURG, 20 February 2019 – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is seeing a significant increase in the number and quality of its renewable energy and energy efficiency policies, according to a new status report launched at a special side event of the 11th Africa Energy Indaba.
ISSYK-KUL REGION, Kyrgyzstan, 18 February 2019 – Experts from UNIDO have held a series of workshops in Kyrgyzstan’s region of Issyk-Kul to enhance the competitiveness of the tourism and productive industries.

VIENNA, 27 February 2019 – The International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS) has nominated former UNIDO staff member Jakov Buljan for its 2019 Merit Award, which will be announced at the 35th IULTCS Congress in Dresden, Germany, in June 2019.

VIENNA, 27 February 2019 – The rate of global manufacturing growth has slowed, mainly as a consequence of trade and tariff barriers, according to the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2019 published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

VIENNA, 26 February 2019 – Foreign investment has huge potential for supporting the integration of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into global value chains (GVCs). It, however, needs to be combined with tailored policies and increased linkages between multinational and domestic firms if it is to lead to inclusive and sustainable growth.
JOHANNESBURG, 19 February 2019 – UNIDO has brought industry and academia experts together for a panel discussion during the 11th Africa Energy Indaba. Focusing on the opportunities and challenges stemming from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the context of the SDGs, the discussion was another example of UNIDO’s convening function in support of knowledge transfer, networking and industrial cooperation.