Meetings of the policymaking organs (subject to confirmation)

Forthcoming PMO meetings/events in 2020

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.

  July 2020
15-17 July 2020
2-5 p.m
Event on Women in Industry and Innovation - Building Resilience to Global Challenges and Emerging Crises 
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September 2020

29-30 September 2020

Board Room C

Programme and Budget Committee, thirty-sixth session

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November 2020

23-25 November 2020

Board Room D

Industrial Development Board, forty-eighth session

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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

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2019

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet(login required)
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

29 April 2019

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

30 April 2019

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

May 2019

2 May 2019

Briefing on innovation and new trends in industrialization - Industry 4.0 and digitalization
6 May 2019 Briefing by the Director General to the Group of 77
6 May 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
14-16 May 2019 Programme and Budget Committee,Thirty-fifth session
28 May 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues: Independent thematic evaluation of UNIDO field network
29 May 2019 Briefing on UNIDO Small Islands Development Strategy, 2019-2025
30 May 2019 Briefing on UNIDO's strategic framework for collaboration of UNIDO with middle-income countries
30-31 May 2019 Conference on Ensuring Industrial Safety: the role of government, regulations, standards and new technologies”
June 2019

3 June 2019

Briefing on the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) events

7 June 2019

Briefing on UNIDO's new business model

10 June 2019

Initial meeting on the process of the programme and budgets consultations

18 June 2019 Briefing on progress made on the Integrated Results Performance Framework (IRPF)
19 June 2019 Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)

21 June 2019

Second consultation on UNIDO programme and budgets 2020-2021
26 June 2019 Third informal consultation on the UNIDO programme and budget, 2020-2021
28 June 2019 Briefing on UNIDO's contribution to TICAD7 in the context of IDDA III
28 June 2019 Extraordinary meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues (meet the members of the Audit Advisory Committee (AAC))
July 2019
1-3 July 2019 Industrial Development Board,Forty-seventh session
4 July 2019 Pre-TICAD7 event
8 July 2019 Briefing on the preparations of the Vienna Energy Forum 2020
8 July 2019 Seminar co-hosted by UNIDO and the Government of Indonesia on "Industry 4.0 and the Creative Economy: Promoting Inclusive Ecosystems in the Digital Era"
9 July 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
9-11 July 2019 Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) 2019 - Yekaterinburg
12 July 2019 Forum on the contribution of quality infrastructure to the achievement of the SDGs
12 July 2019 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the Board (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
15 July 2019 Workshop on UNIDO's Transparency Initiative
17 July 2019 Briefing on UNIDO activities for youth and job creation
30 July 2019 Briefing on the process of the consultations on UNIDO's programme and budgets, 2020-2021
31 July 2019 Informal consultations on UNIDO's programme and budgets, 2020-2021
August 2019   
9 August 2019 Informal consultations on UNIDO's programme and budgets, 2020-2021
19 August 2019 Informal consultations on UNIDO's programme and budgets, 2020-2021
21 August 2019  Briefing on UNIDO's engagement in the United Nations Secretary-General Climate Action Summit
29 August 2019 

Informal consultations on UNIDO's programme and budgets, 2020-2021

September 2019   
2 September 2019  Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
3-4 September 2019  Bridge for Cities 4.0: Connecting cities through the new industrial revolution
6 September 2019  Industrial Development Board,Resumed forty-seventh session
10 September 2019  Briefing on UNIDO regional programmes and field network  and the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Offices (ITPO) network
17 September 2019 UNIDO  Briefing to Permanent Missions to UNIDO in Geneva on UNIDO activities related to Least Developed Countries and the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III)
26 September 2019 Informal consultations on the preparations for the eighteenth session of the General Conference (Abu Dhabi, 3-7 November 2019)
October 2019   
3 October 2019 Briefing on the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)
4 October 2019 Informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
8 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
8 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on resolution submitted by Belarus: "Inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Middle-Income Countries"
10 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on resolution submitted by Cuba and Norway: "Small Island Developing States (SIDS)"
14 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Second informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
14 October 2019 Second informal consultations on the preparations for the eighteenth session of the General Conference (Abu Dhabi, 3-7 November 2019)
14 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on resolution submitted by Egypt : "Accelerating UNIDO’s activities of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development and the effective transfer of Industrial Development Experiences"
17 October 2019

UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on:

- Resolution submitted by the European Union and its Member States, and the Group of 77 and China, on "UNIDO and the Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)"; and

- Resolution submitted by the African Group on "the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III)"

18 October 2019 Briefing on UNIDO’s activities related to energy and the environment
18 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Second informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
18 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Second informal informals on resolution submitted by Egypt : "Accelerating UNIDO’s activities of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development and the effective transfer of Industrial Development Experiences"
21 October 2019 Third informal consultations on the preparations for the eighteenth session of the General Conference (Abu Dhabi, 3-7 November 2019)
21 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Third informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
21 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Third informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
22 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Informal informals on resolution submitted by the European Union on "UNIDO activities in energy and the environment"
22 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Fourth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
22 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Third informal informals on resolution submitted by Egypt : "Accelerating UNIDO’s activities of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development and the effective transfer of Industrial Development Experiences"
23 October 2019 Briefing on the Industrial Development Report 2020 and the Industrial Analytics Platform
23 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Fourth informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
23 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Fourth informal informals on resolution submitted by Egypt : "Accelerating UNIDO’s activities of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development and the effective transfer of Industrial Development Experiences"
23 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Fifth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
24 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Second informal informals on resolution submitted by the European Union on "UNIDO activities in energy and the environment"
24 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Sixth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
24 October 2019 Fourth informal consultations on the preparations for the eighteenth session of the General Conference (Abu Dhabi, 3-7 November 2019)
28 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Seventh informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
29 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Fifth informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
29 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Eighth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
30 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Ninth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
31 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Tenth informal informals on resolution submitted by United Arab Emirates: "Abu Dhabi Declaration"
31 October 2019 UNIDO GC.18: Sixth informal informals on resolution submitted by Norway: "UNIDO Gender equality and empowerment of women"
November 2019  
2 November 2019 Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Least Developed Countries

3-7 November 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

General Conference,Eighteenth session  

14 November 2019 EU - UNIDO 40 Years Cooperation
18 November 2019 UNIDO Briefing on procurement services
19 November 2019 UNIDO: Fourth Forum on Globalization and Industrialization 
20 November 2019 AFRICA INDUSTRIALIZATION DAY 2019
21 November 2019 Vienna Discussion Forum 2019 "Ending violence against women through crime prevention, criminal justice responses and women's economic empowerment (Event organized by the Permanent Missions of Finland, Norway, and Sweden, together with UNIDO and UNODC)
25 November 2019 UNIDO Briefing on preparations for the Vienna Energy Forum 2020
28 November 2019 Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues - Human Resources Policy
December 2019  
2 December 2019 Briefing on UNIDO's cooperation with financial development Institutions
3 December 2019 Briefing on UNIDO's Integrated Industrial Parks
5-6 December 2019 Orientation seminar 2019 
9 December 2019 Briefing on the preliminary results of the independent thematic evaluation of the UNIDO field network

   

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