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.

March 2021

10 March 2021

10.30 a.m.
The digital future of sustainable industrial manufacturing in Italy and beyond (event organized in the framework of the EU Industry Week 2021)
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10 March 2021

2.30 p.m.
Virtual - Third informal consultations on the draft input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2021 High-level Political Forum (HLPF)
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12 March 2021

10 a.m.
Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)

16 March 2021

10 a.m.
Virtual briefing on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III)
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24 March 2021

2 p.m.
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)
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  May 2021
25 May 2021
Forum of candidates for the election of the UNIDO Director General
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26-28 May 2021
Programme and Budget Committee, thirty-seventh session
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  July 2021
12-15 July 2021
Industrial Development Board, forty-ninth session
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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

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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)

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2020

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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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