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ACCRA, 17 October 2018 – The Trade Capacity Building Programme for Ghana today celebrated 10 years of activities aimed at developing a comprehensive quality infrastructure system in the country in view of improving sustainable value chains for exports from Ghana.

VIENNA, 22 October 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has received two certificates of achievement for its work to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment under the UN System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-SWAP). 

BRUSSELS, 17 October 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Representative to the European Union (EU), Patrick J. Gilabert, today signed an agreement with the United Nations Secretary-General’s representative to the EU, Barbara Pesce-Monteiro, to officialize the UNIDO Brussels office’s move to the new One UN House in the city.

VIENNA, 19 October 2018 – China will host the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) from November 5 to 10, 2018, in Shanghai, in cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and other international organizations.

KABUL, 4 October 2018 – An important milestone has been reached today in a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project in Afghanistan focusing on the phase out of ozone-depleting substances – hydro-chlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) – in the country, as two key stakeholders signed an agreement which will facilitate the training of thousands of technicians working in the refrigerator and air conditioner services sector on how to handle climate friendly but flammable substances.

XI'AN, 17 October 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) introduced its “safe leather” approach at the 11th Asian International Conference of Leather Science and Technology (AICSLT) organized by the Shaanxi University of Science and Technology and hosted by the China Leather Industry Association.

BRUSSELS, 9 October 2018 – Under the patronage of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, the African Diaspora Network in Europe (ADNE) organized a conference on 5 October 2018 for the Global Diaspora Week, which is dedicated to diaspora communities and their contributions to global development.

TORONTO, July 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) was awarded the 2018 OpenText Elite “Making a Difference” Award by the company OpenText, a global leader in enterprise information management.

DAKAR, 8 October 2018 – The Government of Senegal and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) completed a sensitization mission towards the development of an integrated agropole in the country’s rural centre.
YEREVAN, 12 October 2018 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) took an active part at the 17th Francophonie Summit held this week in Yerevan, Armenia, in view of strengthening cooperation in francophone countries.