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At COP27, Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition calls for rapid deployment of clean energy technologies to achieve Paris Agreement goals

11 November 2022

SHARM EL-SHEIKH - The Council of Engineers for the Energy Transition (CEET), a high-level body of engineers and energy system experts helping build the UN Secretary General’s coalition to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, has convened for the first time at the UN climate change conference (COP27).

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Africa is the continent of the future with many opportunities: UNIDO highlights key issues for its industrial growth

07 November 2022

NIAMEY - Africa is the continent of the future with many opportunities and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a partner to fulfil the Sustainable Development Goals and the aspirations of Agenda 2063, said UNIDO Managing Director for the Directorate of Global Partnerships and External Relations and Special Representative for Africa, Fatou Haidara.

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UNIDO and China highlight the role of industrial parks for achieving sustainable industrialization at the 5th CIIE

05 November 2022

SHANGHAI – As part of the 5th International China Import Expo (CIIE), UNIDO and the Ministry of Commerce of China jointly organized the Parallel Session of the Fifth Hongqiao International Economic Forum, titled “Accelerating inclusive and sustainable industrialization through South-South cooperation – exploring the role of industrial parks & special economic zones”. The Session highlighted the pivotal role of industrial parks and special economic zones to stimulate growth and advance the achievement of SDG9, contributing to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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GMIS Connect highlights industrial lighthouses that are propelling digital transformation in China

01 November 2022

SHANGHAI - Ahead of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) 2023, UNIDO ITPO Shanghai, in collaboration with the Chinese Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and GMIS, hosted a webinar on “Lessons from the Lighthouses: How is China’s Digital Revolution Impacting Industrial Development?”.

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Director General calls for a leading role of UNIDO in the global review of Sustainable Development Goal 9

28 October 2022

NEW YORK – UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller engaged in the United Nations’ top inter-agency forums during his mission to UN Headquarters. This included the United Nations Chief Executives Board (CEB) chaired by the Secretary-General and a meeting of Principals of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General.

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LKDF Forum 2022 - Setting the scene

UNIDO’s third virtual edition of the LKDF Forum responds to the importance of skills development and a resilient workforce

20 October 2022

VIENNA – According to Deloitte, only 10% of firms are equipped to reskill their employees to meet company needs. Recognizing the importance of skills development and a resilient workforce, in October 2022, UNIDO's Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) held its third Forum.

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South-South cooperation and knowledge-sharing drives achievement of SDG 9 in industry and innovation

South-South cooperation and knowledge-sharing drives achievement of SDG 9 in industry and innovation

18 October 2022

PANAMA CITY – UNIDO convenes high-level representatives from Ministries of Industry or Economy of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries to discuss national progress towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9 and opportunities for regional cooperation.

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