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SHENZHEN, 24 April 2019 - UNIDO Director General LI Yong took the opportunity of being in Shenzhen to strengthen the Organization’s cooperation and partnership with the private sector, and paid a visit to the Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies.
VIENNA, 18 April 2019 – Hydrogen offers great potential to help green the energy sector and diversify the economy; however the technology’s development needs to be supported by tailored policies and closer collaboration between governments and industry to ensure everyone can benefit from it.
LIBREVILLE, 15 April 2019 – The Government of Japan has recently agreed to fund a US$ 419, 682 project to improve livelihoods in Gabon through strengthened food security, contributing to the achievement of the National Strategic Plan “Gabon Emergent” and the “Ten-year plan for empowerment of women in Gabon” (2015-2025).

BEIRUT, 15 April 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan are joining forces in Lebanon for a project titled “Market-based construction skills training f

WEST BANK, Palestine, 15 April 2019 – The Government of Japan has recently announced that it will fund US$ 446,428 for a project to improve the competitiveness of the garment and textile value chain in the State Palestine with the objective of promoting job creation, especially for youth and women in the northern Governorates of the West Bank.

VIENNA, 12 April 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, today met with Javad Azari Jahromi, Minister of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who announced a self-funded project to be implemented by UNIDO within the framework of its 2017-2021 Country Programme.

NEW YORK, 8 April 2019 – In sub-Saharan Africa, around 12 million new, secure and safe jobs will have to be created annually by 2035 to absorb new labour market entrants and ensure political, social and economic stability. This startling statistic informed an event to discuss the opportunities and challenges of youth empowerment through quality agriculture jobs in Africa organized on the margins of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum at the United Nations Headquarters.

COTONOU, 11 April 2019 – A project implemented since 2015 by UNIDO with funds from the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), has helped boost the competitiveness of Benin's small enterprises by, among others, improving the productivity of enterprises and ensuring products’ compliance with national and international standards.

NINEVEH GOVERNORATE, Iraq, 12 April 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan are teaming up to foster the social stabilization and economic resilience of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and returnees in the Nineveh Gove

VIENNA, 10 April 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in cooperation with the European Brand Institute (EBI), today held the 15th iconvienna – Brand Global Summit, which was dedicated to exploring the potential of branding as a tool for sustainable development.