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GENERAL CONFERENCE - 18TH SESSION

3-7 November 2019, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Industry 2030 – Innovate. Connect. Transform our Future.

The eighteenth session of the General Conference is taking place from 3 to 7 November 2019, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Decision IDB.46/Dec.11 of 28 November 2018).

The Conference is meeting in the Emirates Palace Hotel, West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Information for Participants

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GC.18/INF/1/Rev.1 Advance information for participants English

Agenda

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GC.18/1 Provisional agenda العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/1/Add.1 Annotated provisional agenda العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español

Schedule of Work

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GC.18/Schedule of work Tentative proposed schedule of work English

Journals

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GC.18/Journal/1 Journal no. 1 العربية English
GC.18/Journal/2 Journal no. 2 العربية English
GC.18/Journal/3 Journal no. 3 English
GC.18/Journal/4 Journal no. 4 English
GC.18/Journal/5 Journal no. 5 English

List of Participants

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GC.18/INF/2/Rev.1 Revised list of participants English

List of documents

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GC.18/INF/3 List of documents English English

Documents

To reduce expenditure and minimize the environmental impact through the digitization of conference materials, documents will only be distributed electronically. Therefore, copies of documents will no longer be provided at the conference venue.  

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GC.18/1 Provisional agenda العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/1/Add.1 Annotated provisional agenda العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/2 Report of the Industrial Development Board on the work of its forty-sixth session (26-28 November 2018) العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/3 Report of the Industrial Development Board on the work of its forty-seventh session (1-3 July 2019) العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/3/Add.1 Report of the Industrial Development Board on the work of its forty-seventh session. Addendum Resumed forty-seventh session of 6 September 2019 العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/4 Forum on industrial development issues. Issues paper by the Secretariat العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/5 Financial situation of UNIDO. Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/6 UNIDO and the United Nations development system reform, including the new Resident Coordinator System and the field network. Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/7 UNIDO, gender equality and the empowerment of women. Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/8 UNIDO and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/9 UNIDO’s Small Island Developing States Strategy, 2019–2025. Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/10 Update on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III). Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/11 UNIDO activities related to energy and the environment. Report by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/12 UNIDO activities related to agribusiness, trade capacity-building and job creation العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/13 UNIDO activities in support of least developed countries العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/14 Relations with intergovernmental, non-governmental, governmental and other organizations. Note by the Director General العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/15 Strategy for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2020-2023 العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/16 Candidatures for the post of External Auditor العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español
GC.18/17 Report of the Main Committee. Submitted by the Chair of the Main Committee H.E. Ms. Vivian Rose Okeke (Nigeria) العربية 中文 English Français Русский

Conference room papers

Conference room papers will be made available for Permanent Missions on the Extranet.

Statements

Digital records are available on the UNIDO Extranet (login required).

Sun, 03 November 2019

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Côte d'Ivoire Français
Opening statement by Mr. LI Yong Director General of UNIDO (as delivered) English
Peru Español
Saudi Arabia العربية
Statement by H. E. Mr. ANDRY RAJOELINA President of Madagascar Français
Statement by H. E. Mr. Issoufou Mahamadou President of Niger Français
Statement by H. E. Mr. Suhail Al Mazrouei incoming President and Host Country English

Mon, 04 November 2019

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African Group (Namibia) English
Asia-Pacific Group English
Bangladesh English
Belarus Русский
Colombia Español
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 中文
Dominica Republic Español
Ethiopia English
European Union English
Finland English
Group of 77 and China English
Hungary English
Indonesia English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) English
Italy English
Japan English
Kenya English
Kuwait العربية
Kyrgyzstan Русский
League of Arab States (Egypt) العربية
Myanmar English
Namibia English
Poland English
President of the IDB, H.E. Mr. Senen Florensa Palau (Spain) - Item 4 Español English
Senegal Français
Slovenia English
State of Palestine العربية

Tue, 05 November 2019

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Algeria Français
Argentina Español
Burkina Faso Français
Cuba Español
Egypt العربية
Germany English
Ghana English
India English
Iraq العربية
Ireland English
Mongolia English
Morocco Français العربية
Nepal English
Nigeria English
Norway English
Oman العربية
Pakistan English
Philippines English
Republic of Korea English
Russian Federation Русский
South Africa English
Spain English Español
Sudan العربية
Switzerland English
Thailand English
Turkey English
United Republic of Tanzania English
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Español

Wed, 06 November 2019

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Bulgaria English
Costa Rica Español
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Explanation of position on the Abu Dhabi Declaration English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Position on Annual Report of Director General on activities of the UNIDO English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Position under agenda item 13 United Nations Development System Reform English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Position under agenda item 14 UNIDO, gender equality and the empowerment of women English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Reservation on the Credentials of Representatives to the Conference English
Mali English
Malta English
Mexico Español
Sweden English
Syrian Arab Republic العربية
Tunisia العربية
Uruguay Español

Thu, 07 November 2019

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Brazil - Statement under agenda item 15 UNIDO and Small Islands Developing States English
Brazil - Statement under agenda item 17 UNIDO’s Activities on Energy and the Environment English
Cyprus - Statement under agenda item 6a- Elections to organs (Industrial Development Board) English
Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Item 21 Reservation on the Personal matters including the UNIDO staff Pension Committee English
State of Palestine - Position under item 21 on the nominations to the UNIDO staff Pension Committee العربية
State of Palestine - Reservation on the Credentials of Representatives to the Conference العربية
Turkey - Statement under agenda item 6a- Elections to organs (Industrial Development Board) English
Ukraine - Statement under agenda item 6. Elections to organs (b) Programme and Budget Committee English