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VIENNA, 13 March 2020 – UNIDO and the Government of the Republic of Albania have agreed a comprehensive programmatic framework to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrial development over the next five years.
VIENNA, 12 March 2020 – UNIDO and Japan are extending their cooperation to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and move closer to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
VIENNA, 11 March 2020 - The heads of the four main Vienna-based organizations at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) have today announced a number of measures to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to those in the VIC and especially vulnerable groups, notably those over the age of 65 and those with health conditions that place them at greater risk.

KAMPONG THOM PROVINCE, 25 February 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH), in partnership with the Republic of Korea, have conducted a training programme to sensitize policymakers to the requirements for upgrading the country’s quality infrastructure (QI).

ABUJA, 24 February 2020 – The Federal Government of Nigeria, in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan, is going to study the availability of sustainable alternatives to plastics, and the viability of innovative packaging and recycling technologies.

VIENNA, 25 February 2020 – A new set of publications comprising a regional reference framework and country-specific roadmap documents has been released to support the development of the pharmaceutical industry in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). It was produced by UNIDO with financial support from the West African Health Organization (WAHO).

VIENNA, 21 February 2020 – LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, Foreign Minister of the Swiss Confederation, have signed an agreement for a second phase of PROCACAO, a project to improve the productive and organizational capacities of cocoa producers in the so-called mining triangle in the northeast Nicaragua.

VIENNA, 20 February 2020 – Consultations between representatives of UNIDO and the Russian Federation have focused on the key results of projects funded by the country’s voluntary contributions to UNIDO’s Industrial Development Fund (IDF). The two parties reviewed the progress of projects in Armenia, Cuba, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as some regional and global initiatives.
VIENNA, 19 February 2020 – The rate of global manufacturing growth has declined for a second consecutive year, dropping to a marginal rate of two percent in 2019, according to International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2020 published today by UNIDO.
BRUSSELS, 17 February 2020 – A delegation from UNIDO has taken part in the international donors’ conference “Together for Albania”. The event, hosted by the European Commission, was convened to support reconstruction efforts in Albania after one of the strongest earthquakes in the country’s history struck on 26 November 2019.