Meetings of the policymaking organs (subject to confirmation)

Forthcoming PMO meetings/events in 2018

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.

October 2018
1 October 2018, 2:30 p.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on a strategic framework for collaboration of UNIDO with MICs     Add to calendar
5 October 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C1 Second open-ended informal consultations on the resumed seventeenth session of the General Conference (29 November 2018)     Add to calendar
9-11 October 2018 (Vienna International Centre) Third "BRIDGE for cities" event     Add to calendar
11 October 2018, 3 p.m., conference room C2 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar
18 October 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 (tbc) Briefing en Français aux missions permanentes sur la troisième décennie du développement industriel de l'Afrique (IDDA III) et Programme de partenariat avec les pays (PCP)     Add to calendar
30 October 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar
October (tbc) Orientation seminar 2018
 November 2018
6 November 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C1   Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar
12 November 2018, 1 p.m., conference room C3 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar
November 2018 (tbc) Enlarged Bureau of the Industrial Development Board (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
26-28 November 2018 Industrial Development Board, forty-sixth session  Add to calendar
29 November 2018 General Conference, resumed seventeenth session     Add to calendar
 December 2018
4 December 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar
13 December 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C3 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues     Add to calendar

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2018

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet
January 2018
17 January 2018, 10 a.m. Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on progress made on IRPF updating and fine-tuning 
18 January 2018, 10:30 a.m. Conference room C3 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, 10:00 a.m. Conference room C1 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

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