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ALGIERS, 15 November - The Regional Conference on Creativity, Jobs and Local Economic Development in the Southern Mediterranean  has concluded with progress on action to stimulate innovation, local economic development and regional cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

The conference was co-organized by the Algerian Ministry of Industry and Mines, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) under the Creative Mediterranean project, funded by the European Union and Italy.

BONN, 14 November – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, is in Bonn to promote innovative entrepreneurship and mobilize resources to mitigate climate change at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23).

BONN, 12 November 2017 – A new report analyzing the potential to produce entrepreneurial cleantech start-up companies in eight countries taking part in the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) has been launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn.

TURIN, 10 November 2017 – Twenty-five social entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 have completed an intensive ten days of training to strengthen their knowledge and skills and improve their use of business, legal and fundraising tools so that they can successfully pitch their business ideas to potential investors. The training is the first stage of Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC), a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) project funded by the Savings Bank of Turin Foundation (Fondazione CRT).

VIENNA, 8 November 2017 - With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) underway in Bonn, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is restating its support for the Paris Agreement as a crucial step towards achieving a greener, sustainable future.

Industry is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for nearly one third of total global emissions.

VIENNA, 6 November – Today the “Out in the Open: Intempiere” exhibition by Uruguayan artist, Raquel Lejtreger, opened at the Vienna International Centre. The exhibition has been organized by the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the International Organizations in Vienna and is supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

AMMAN, 7 November 2017 — Since the start of the Syrian crisis, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has supported refugees from Syria and helped host communities in Jordan adapt to the complex situation. This was emphasized today by a high-ranking Japanese diplomat.

VIENNA, 7 November 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is organizing a workshop on Russian advanced technologies in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region in Santiago de Chile from 8-11 November.

BAHRAIN, 1 November 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and EXPO Dubai 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to achieve common objectives, including the promotion of investment and entrepreneurship for development to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The objective is in line both with EXPO Dubai 2020’s theme of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” and with UNIDO’s mandate of inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

BRATISLAVA, 6 November 2017 – Ways the automotive industry can benefit from the circular economy and innovations that can be triggered within the automotive supply chain in this respect are the focus of an international conference in Slovakia, one of the largest hubs for automotive industries in Europe.