Meetings of the policymaking organs (subject to confirmation)

Forthcoming PMO meetings/events in 2021

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.

  October 2021
6 October 2021
11 a.m.
Women Leadership Forum 2021 “WOMEN.FOR.CHANGE: Passion into action”
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13 October 2021
1 p.m.
Virtual briefing on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) 
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  November 2021
29 November - 3 December 2021
General Conference, nineteenth session
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PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2021

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet(login required)
January 2021
13 January 2021 Virtual briefing on the the input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2021 High-level Political Forum
February 2021
2 February 2021 PCP Peer Learning Session
19 February 2021 Virtual informal consultations on the draft input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF)
22 February 2021 Virtual - Launch Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE)
23 February 2021 Virtual briefing on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023
24 February 2021 Virtual briefing on gender equality and empowerment of women
25 February 2021 Virtual briefing on circular economy
  March 2021
4 March 2021

Investment promotion as driver of competitiveness and sustainable development (event organized in the framework of the EU Industry Week 2021)

8 March 2021 Virtual - Second informal consultations on the draft input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF)
10 March 2021 The digital future of sustainable industrial manufacturing in Italy and beyond (event organized in the framework of the EU Industry Week 2021)
10 March 2021 Virtual - Third informal consultations on the draft input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF)
12 March 2021 Virtual meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
16 March 2021 Virtual briefing on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III)
17 March 2021 Virtual briefing by he Director General on the programme and budgets, 2022-2023
19 March 2021 UNIDO-Finland side event on "Women's leadership for climate-neutral and circular industries virtual" at the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
22 March 2021 Virtual briefing on the UNIDO medium-term programme framework 2022-2025
23 March 2021

Virtual sessions in the framework of World Trade Organization (WTO) Aid for Trade (AfT) Stocktaking Event 

"Mobilizing resources to build resilient local pharmaceutical manufacturing industries in developing countries: Challenges and Opportunities"

23 March 2021 Virtual pre-session consultations with GRULAC on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023 
24 March 2021

Virtual pre-session consultations with AFRICAN GROUP on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023 

24 March 2021

Virtual sessions in the framework of World Trade Organization (WTO) Aid for Trade (AfT) Stocktaking Event 

"Implementing the African Continental free Trade Area: The need for deepening private sector engagement and commitment"

24 March 2021

Investments and technology transfer from Germany as driver for economic recovery in Europe and Africa (event organized in the framework of the EU Industry Week 2021)

24 March 2021 Virtual briefing on the 6th meeting of the UNIDO Independent Oversight Advisory Committee (OAC)
25 March 2021 Virtual pre-session consultations with STATES IN LIST D on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023  
25 March 2021 Virtual pre-session consultations with WEOG on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023   
26 March 2021 Virtual pre-session consultations with the ASIAN-PACIFIC GROUP on the UNIDO programme and budgets, 2022-2023 
31 March 2021 Thirty-third meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
   April 2021
19 April 2021 Virtual consultations with GRULAC on the the revised UNIDO workplan for partnering with middle-income countries 
20 April 2021 Virtual consultations with the AFRICAN GROUP on the the revised UNIDO workplan for partnering with middle-income countries 
20 April 2021 Virtual consultations with WEOG on the the revised UNIDO workplan for partnering with middle-income countries 
21 April 2021 Virtual briefing on the progress of the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)
22 April 2021 Virtual consultations with STATES IN LIST D on the the revised UNIDO workplan for partnering with middle-income countries 
23 April 2021 Virtual consultations with the ASIAN-PACIFIC GROUP on the the revised UNIDO workplan for partnering with middle-income countries 
26 April 2021 Thirty-fourth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
  May 2021
4 May 2021 Thirty-fifth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
5 May 2021 Pre-session informal consultation on the preparations for the thirty-seventh session of the Programme and Budgets Committee
10-12 May 2021 Global consultations on circular economy
11 May 2021 Thirty-sixth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
12 May 2021 Virtual meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Industrial Development Board (for members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
17 May 2021 Virtual briefing on the forum of candidates for the post of Director General
18 May 2021 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Programme and Budget Committee (for members of the Enlarged Bureau only
18 May 2021 Thirty-seventh meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
24 May 2021 Thirty-eighth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
25 May 2021 Forum of candidates for the election of the UNIDO Director General
26-28 May 2021 Programme and Budget Committee, thirty-seventh session
   June 2021
4 June 2021 High-level virtual event: Think-20 Spring Roundtables “Fostering Inclusive and Sustainable Global Value Chains: The Role of the G20”
7 June 2021 Virtual briefing on the Industrial Development Report 2022
18 June 2021 Virtual briefing on circular economy
23 June 2021 Virtual briefing on the election procedures for the post of Director General
24 June 2021 Thirty-ninth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
28 June 2021 Fortieth meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
29 June 2021 Event: Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation - Opening - Accelerating circular economy and carbon neutrality for ISID and a green recovery
30 June 2021 Pre-session informal consultation on the preparations for the forty-ninth session of the Industrial Development Board
     July 2021
1 July 2021 Event: Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation - Joining forces for industrial skills development
2 July 2021 Forty-first meeting of the Informal Working Group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related matters
2 July 2021 Event: Partnering for ISID: New challenges and opportunities for the UNIDO-Japan cooperation - Investment and technology transfer under COVID-19 - Closing
5 July 2021 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Industrial Development Board (for members of the Enlarged Bureau only
5-7 July 2021 Vienna Energy Forum 2021
12-15 July 2021 Industrial Development Board, forty-ninth session
  September 2021
22 September 2021 Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) Forum 2021

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2020

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet(login required)
January 2020
22 January 2020 Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
30 January 2020 Briefing on the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS)
30 January 2020 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues - AAC matters
February 2020
11 February 2020 Briefing on preparations for the Vienna Energy Forum 2020
13 February 2020 UNIDO  Director General’s briefing on UNIDO’s management priorities for 2020  and follow-up on the decisions and resolutions adopted by the General Conference at its eighteenth session
27 February 2020 Briefing on the inputs by the Industrial Development Board to the United Nations high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) 2020 and the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
 April 2020 
22 April 2020 Virtual meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Programme and Budget Committee (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
   May 2020 
22 May 2020 Virtual briefing by the Office of Evaluation and Internal Oversight (EIO) on independent evaluation activities
    June 2020 
3 June 2020 Virtual briefing on the integrated results and performance framework (IRPF)
12 June 2020 Virtual briefing by the Director General to Permanent Representatives
     July 2020 
1 July Virtual briefing on the results of the MOPAN assessment of UNIDO
6 July Virtual briefing on the United Nations development system (UNDS) repositioning
15-17 July Event on Women in Industry and Innovation - Building Resilience to Global Challenges and Emerging Crises 
22 July 30th meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues - Assessed contribution and financial situation of UNIDO (Virtual meeting) 
27-29 July
Informal consultations with regional groups on the UNIDO strategy for post conflict/crisis situations

27 July

African Group

10.30 a.m.

27 July

Asia-Pacific Group

3 p.m.

28 July

GRULAC

10.30 a.m.

28 July

States in List D

3 p.m.

29 July

WEOG

10.30 a.m.

30 July Virtual briefing on UNIDO's response to COVID-19 pandemic 
   September 2020 
1 September Virtual Informal consultations on the preparations for the thirty-sixth session of the Programme and Budget Committee (29-30 September 2020) 
10 September Virtual briefing on circular economy
21 September Virtual - 31st meeting of the Informal Working Group on PBC-related matters
29-30 September Programme and Budget Committee, thirty-sixth session
  October 2020 
5 October Virtual event: Bridge for Cities 2020 - Driving the Decade of Action: COVID-19 and the future of cities   
9 October Virtual - 32nd meeting of the Informal Working Group on PBC-related matters 
14 October Virtual briefing on the fourth industrial revolution     
20 October High-level event on "achieving inclusive and sustainable industrialization and the SDGs in a post-pandemic world"
21 October Virtual meeting with the Audit Advisory Committee
22 October [Virtual] Informal consultation on the preparation for the forty-eighth session of the Industrial Development Board  
  November 2020 
4 November [Virtual] Second informal consultation on the preparation for the forty-eighth session of the Industrial Development Board  
4 November Virtual meeting with the External Auditor
12 November Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
13 November High-level virtual event on "Industrial policy and the road to recovery"
16 November Virtual briefing on the programme and budgets, 2022-2023
18 November [Virtual] Third informal consultation on the preparation for the forty-eighth session of the Industrial Development Board  
23-25 November Industrial Development Board, forty-eighth session
  
7-9 December Orientation Seminar 2020
15 December High-level virtual event “FGI2020: Globalization at the Crossroads - Risk, Resilience and Recalibration in Global Trade and Value Chains”

   

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