Meetings of the policymaking organs (subject to confirmation)

Forthcoming PMO meetings/events in 2019

Subject to confirmation

Kindly note that for each of the events, the Secretariat will send out a separate information note to confirm the date and provide Permanent Missions with more details.

April 2019

29 April 2019

3 p.m., conference room C6

Enlarged Bureau of the PBC (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)

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30 April 2019 (tbc)

10 a.m., conference room C1

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues

May 2019

2 May 2019 (tbc)

3 p.m., conference room C3
Briefing on innovation and new trends in industrialization - Industry 4.0 and digitalization

3 May 2019 (tbc)

10 a.m., conference room C1
Briefing on progress made on the Integrated Results Performance Framework (IRPF) updating and fine-tuning

6 May 2019

3 p.m., conference room C1

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 

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14-16 May 2019

Programme and Budget Committee,Thirty-fifth session

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27 May 2019 (tbc)

10 a.m., conference room C1
Briefing on UNIDO activities on migration
June 2019

20 June 2019

10 a.m., conference room C3

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues: Briefing by the secretariat on zero-tolerance policy and on gender and regional representation

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July 2019
1-3 July 2019

Industrial Development Board,Forty-seventh session    

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9 July 2019

10 a.m., conference room C4

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 

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9-11 July 2019 (tbc) Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) 2019 - Yekaterinburg
November 2019

3-7 November 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

General Conference,Eighteenth session    

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PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2019

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet
January 2019
16 January 2019 Inception meeting for the MOPAN assessment of UNIDO    
17 January 2019 Briefing on UNIDO's transparency initiative    
February 2019
7 February 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues   
8 February 2019 UNIDO as a global platform for the promotion of women's economic empowerment - Initiatives in the region of Europe and Central Asia
19 February 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 

21 February 2019

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues

25 February 2019

Opening ceremony: ICEF-UNIDO collaborative exhibition - ICEF " Top 10 Innovations"

26 February 2019

Launch of OECD-UNIDO report on Inclusive Investment and SME participation in Global Value Chains in ASEAN region

27 February 2019

Director General's briefing on "UNIDO's management priorities for 2019"

28 February 2019

Briefing on the "BRIDGE for Cities" event

March 2019

5 March 2019

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues

6 March 2019

Briefing on UNIDO independent evaluation activities

8 March 2019

UNIDO briefing on technical cooperation activities related to gender equality and women's economic empowerment

12 March 2019

Briefing by the Director General on the programme and budgets, 2020-2021

25 March 2019

Briefing on UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Offices (ITPO) Network (ITPO Japan as a case study)

26 March 2019

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues

April 2019

1 April 2019

Workshop on "Circular Economy: Greening designs for inclusive and sustainable development (ISID)"

2 April 2019

Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only) - Consideration and approval of the inputs by the Industrial Development Board (IDB) to the high-level political forum (HLPF) 2019

4 April 2019

Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues

5 April 2019

Consultations with WEOG on UNIDO's strategic framework for partnering with MICs

8 April 2019

African Group pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets 2020-2021

8 April 2019

Asia-Pacific Group pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets 2020-2021

9 April 2019

GRULAC pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets 2020-2021
9 April 2019 States in List D pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets 2020-2021
10 April 2019 15th ICONVIENNA - Brand Global Summit 2019: Brands create prosperity
10 April 2019 WEOG pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets 2020-2021
11 April 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 

12 April 2019

Briefing to members of the GRULAC region on UNIDO activities in the Latin American and the Caribbean region

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2018

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet
January 2018
17 January 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on progress made on IRPF updating and fine-tuning 
18 January 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the “BRIDGE for Cities” event  focusing on the outcomes of the second event and the concept roadshows for the third  event
30 January 2018 Second meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
February 2018
8 February 2018 Second briefing to Permanent Missions on the Substantive Input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2018 High-Level Political Forum
8 February 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions in Geneva
16 February 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
20 February 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Secretary-General's report on the United Nations Development System
23 February 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the management's response to the independent mid-term evaluation of the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)    
27 February 2018 Director General's briefing on "UNIDO's management priorities for 2018" and the Secretariat restructuring
March 2018
6 March 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on circular economy
7 March 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO Audit Advisory Committee
8 March 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues
20 March 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
23 March 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III)  
26 March 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO evaluation activities 
27 March 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the preparations for the Vienna Energy Forum 2018
April 2018
16 April 2018 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Industrial Development Board (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only) - Agreement on the substantive input of the IDB to HLPF 2018
17 April 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
25 April 2018 First open-ended informal consultations on the resumed seventeenth session of the General Conference (29 November 2018) 
May 2018
9 May 2018 Second briefing to Permanent Missions on circular economy    
14 May 2018 Vienna Energy Forum 2018 - Special session - Plenary and side events    
15-16 May 2018 Vienna Energy Forum 2018 - Side events    
21 May 2018 Presentation on industrial upgrading and modernization methodology
24 May 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues
June 2018
7 June 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the programme for country partnership 
8 June 2018 Enlarged Bureau of the PBC (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only
18 June 2018 2018 Forum on globalization and industrialization: Global value chains as drivers of structural change (18 June 2018) 
19-20 June 2018 Programme and budget Committee, thirty-fourth session
27 June 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues
July 2018
4 July 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) 
September 2018
7 September 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
10 September 2018 Second briefing to Permanent Missions on the "BRIDGE for Cities" event
13 September 2018 Briefing on progress made on the IRPF 
14 September 2018 Special Session - Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues
19 September 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the outcomes of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development 2018, and the way forward
20 September 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on circular economy
October 2018
1 October 2018 Briefing to Permanent Missions on a strategic framework for collaboration of UNIDO with the middle-income countries (MICs)  
2 October 2018 Orientation seminar 2018 - Day 1 
3 October 2018 Orientation seminar 2018 - Day 2
5 October 2018 Second open-ended informal consultations on the resumed seventeenth session of the General Conference (29 November 2018) 
9-11 October 2018 Third "BRIDGE for cities" event    
11 October 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
November 2018
5 November 2018 Briefing on activities related to the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) and the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) 
8 November 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
12 November 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues  
13 November 2018 Enlarged Bureau of the Industrial Development Board (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)  
14-15 November 2018 UNIDO – Expert Group Meeting on “Circular Economy: Development of Recycling Industries” 
16 November 2018 Briefing on progress made on the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)
19 November 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
20 November 2018 Africa Industrialization Day (AID) 
26 November 2018 Third open-ended informal consultations on the resumed seventeenth session of the General Conference (29 November 2018)    
26 November 2018 Fourth open-ended informal consultations on the resumed seventeenth session of the General Conference (29 November 2018)     
26-28 November 2018 Industrial Development Board, forty-sixth session 
29 November 2018 General Conference, resumed seventeenth session   
30 November 2018 Third special session of the General Conference
December 2018
3 December 2018 Briefing on the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019)    
4 December 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues    
13 December 2018 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
14 December 2018 Briefing on UNIDO risk management 

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