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AMMAN, 10 October 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) celebrated the end of the first phase of its project “Arab Food Safety Initiative for Trade Facilitation, or SAFE project” by delivering a series of technical events.

BUDAPEST, 15 October 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) acted as a panelist during the opening session of Budapest Water Summit 2019, which was convened under the motto ‘Preventing Water Crises’ and which aimed at promoting solutions to tackle the emerging water crises.

DAR ES SALAAM, 17 October 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized a two-day workshop to pilot its Quality Infrastructure for Trade Facilitation (QI4TF) electronic tool, which was developed with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The tool aims to rapidly identify gaps in the National Quality Infrastructure (that affect the sound implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

VIENNA, 17 October 2019 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Milena Angelova, Secretary-General of the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA), signed an additional Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their partnership, including through facilitation of technical cooperation in the region; industrial knowledge exchange; capacity building for European Union candidate countries; and joint organization of global forum activities and other events.

Ulaanbaatar, 11 October 2019 – the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) launched its “First aid at the Workplace” blended learning course in Mongolian, which introduces potential hazards and risks at the workplace and delivers knowledge and skills to provide first aid. The course consists of eight modules including on eye injuries, severe bleeding, chemical and electrical accidents, and first aid kits; it is based on the footwear industry – with the first aid principles being valid for other sectors too.
SAPPORO, JAPAN, 27 September 2019 – UNIDO and The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (SCEJ) announced the Sapporo Declaration on the United Nations’ SDGs during the 18th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress under the theme “Sapporo 2019 - Chemical Engineering for Human Well-Being”, which was opened by Sapporo City Mayor Katsumoto Akihiro.

ADDIS ABABA, 14 October 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ethiopian Ministry of Trade and Industry agreed on the delivery of technical cooperation services within the capacity development component of the Integrated Agro-industrial Park Support Project (IAIP-SP), which seeks to achieve inclusive and sustainable agro-industrialization through the fu

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA, 31 August 2019 - Within the framework of the EU-funded “Support to Employment Creation in Mongolia (SECiM C2)” project, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the World Packaging Organization (WPO) organized on-site assessments to improve packaging in meat and dairy industries in Mongolia.

GUANAJUATO, 11 October 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and GMIS Connect Mexico organized a series of thematic panels on best practices associated with strategic approaches for circular economy, innovation and quality infrastructure to access market and integrate into value chains within the context of t

Phnom Penh, 4 October 2019 –The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Cambodian Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH), in partnership with the Republic of Korea, successfully organized the second training programme on “Leveraging Global Value Chains for Industrial Development” from 3 to 4 October 2019 at the Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority (PPWSA).