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LA PAZ, 21 September 2018 - LI Yong, Director of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, has led a mission to Bolivia, during which he held meetings at the highest level with several authorities of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs and several Ministers (Development Planning, Productive Development and Plural Economy), whose portfolios cover fundamental areas, such as economic development and inclusive and sustainable industrial development. Meetings were also held with important stakeholders such as the Coordination Body of Bilateral and Multilateral International Cooperation Agencies.

ST. PETERSBURG, 20 September 2018 – On the opening day of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized an international expert session titled, “UNIDO: A Global Platform for the Development of Women's Entrepreneurship”.

ST. PETERSBURG, 20 September 2018 – On the opening day of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized an international expert session titled, “UNIDO: A Global Platform for the Development of Women's Entrepreneurship”. As part of the session, an official ceremony to appoint Veronika Peshkova as a UNIDO Goodwill Ambassador took place. Peshkova is a member of the Expert Council, OPORA RUSSIA Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Committee.

BRUSSELS, 19 September 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today held a workshop on the Global Network of Regional and Sustainable Energy Centres at the UN House in Brussels.

BUENOS AIRES, 18 September 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) took part in this year’s Think 20 (T20) Summit 2018 as knowledge partners and presented its Industrial Development Report 2018 (IDR 2018), which focuses on the importance of demand as a driver of industrial development.

PRETORIA, 19 September 2018 – The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa (the dti), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Switzerland, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), have signed a €1.38 million project to support South Africa’s efforts to improve the international competitiveness of South African indigenous essential and vegetable oils.
NEW DELHI, 18 September 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has participated in the International Convention on Sustainable Trade and Standards, organized by the India National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards, in collaboration with the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS).

VIENNA, 14 September 2018 – The international community, the United Nations and its specialized agencies in particular, need to work together to ensure that technological progress is accompanied by the necessary structural changes to provide a “voice for the voiceless”.

QUITO, 19 September 2018 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has visited Ecuador to advance technical cooperation on inclusive and sustainable industrial development in this country.

MEXICO CITY, 16 September – During his mission to Mexico, LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has participated in celebrations of the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Confederation of Industrial Chambers of Mexico (CONCAMIN).