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.

 June 2018
8 June 2018, 1 p.m., conference room C6 Enlarged Bureau of the PBC (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)     Add to calendar
18 June 2018, 9 a.m., conference room C3 2018 Forum on globalization and industrialization: Global value chains as drivers of structural change (18 June 2018)      Add to calendar
19-20 June 2018 Programme and budget Committee, thirty-fourth session    Add to calendar
 July 2018
4 July 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS)     Add to calendar
 September 2018
Week 3-7 September 2018 (tbc) Briefing on progress made on the IRPF    
6 September 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on a strategic framework for collaboration of UNIDO with MICs     Add to calendar
10 September 2018, 10:30 a.m., conference room C3 Second briefing to Permanent Missions on the "BRIDGE for Cities" event     Add to calendar
11 September 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the outcomes of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development 2018, and the way forward     Add to calendar
12 September 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 (tbc) Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
 October 2018
October (tbc Orientation seminar 2018
9-11 October 2018 (Vienna International Centre) Third "BRIDGE for cities" event     Add to calendar
11 October 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 (tbc) Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
29 October 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C3 (tbc) Second briefing to Permanent Missions on Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) events     Add to calendar
 November 2018
6 November 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 (tbc) Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 
November 2018 (tbc) Enlarged Bureau of the Imdustrial 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
5 December 2018, 10 a.m., conference room C2 (tbc) Meeting of the informal working group on the Programme and Budget Committee-related issues 

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 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 

PMO Meetings/Events concluded in 2017

Background documentation would be available on the UNIDO Extranet
 January 2017
31 January 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the substantive input by the Industrial Development Board to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) 2017
 February 2017
21 February 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C1 Director General’s briefing on “UNIDO’s management priorities for 2017”
27 February 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C2  Briefing to Permanent Missions on the procedure for the selection of members to the Audit Committee
March 2017
8 March 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C0234 Consultation on the updated medium-term programme framework for the period 2018-2021
22 March 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C3 Director General’s briefing to Permanent Missions on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019
27 March 2017, 10.30 a.m. Conference room C2 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO’s upcoming event, the “Second One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue”
28 March 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C3 Second briefing on the substantive input by the Industrial Development Board to the high-level political forum (HLPF) 2017
29 March 2017, 2 p.m. Conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO evaluation activities
30 March 2017, 2.30 p.m. Conference room C3 UNIDO briefing to Permanent Missions on the preparations for the Vienna Energy Forum 2017
31 March 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C2 Informal meeting, at the working level, on the substantive input by the Industrial Development Board to the high-level political forum (HLPF) 2017
April 2017
3 April 2017, 3 p.m., Conference room C2 Pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019, for African Group
4 April 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C2 Pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019, for Asia-Pacific Group
4 April 2017, 3 p.m., Conference room C2 Pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019, for Group of Latin America and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC)
6 April 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C2 Pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019, for States in List D
6 April 2017, 3 p.m., Conference room C2 Pre-session consultations on the programme and budgets, 2018-2019, for Western European and Other States Group (WEOG)
7 April 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO’s contribution to the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
21 April 2017, 2.30 p.m., Conference room C3 Screening of 50th anniversary documentary
25 April 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C0213 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
May 2017
8 May 2017, 9.30 a.m. Conference room C5 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the PBC (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
16-18 May 2017, Vienna International Centre Programme and Budget Committee (PBC), thirty-third session
29 May 2017, 10 a.m. Conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the medium-term programme framework (MTPF), 2018-2021
June 2017
19 June 2017, 4 p.m. Conference room C6 Meeting of the Enlarged Bureau of the IDB (For members of the Enlarged Bureau only)
27-29 June 2017, Vienna International Centre Industrial Development Board (IDB), forty-fifth session
September 2017
4 September 2017, 10:30 a.m. Conference room C4 Briefing to Permanent Missions - “BRIDGE for Cities - Belt and Road Initiative: Developing Green Economies for Cities”
5 September 2017, 3 p.m. Conference room C4 Briefing to Permanent Missions on IDDA3 and the high-level event on 21 Sept. at the margins of the UNGA
6 September 2017, 3 p.m. Conference room C4 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the on the outcomes of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development 2017, and the way forward.
October 2017
4 October 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Informal consultations on the preparations for the seventeenth session of the General Conference 
6 October 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on IDDA3 and the outcomes of the high-level event at the UNGA
10 and 11 October 2017 Conference room C2 Orientation seminar 2017
12 October 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the repositioning of the UN developments system, and the quadrennial comprehensive policy review (QCPR)
13 October 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on integrated agro industrial parks
18 October 2017, 9.30 a.m., Conference room C1 Second informal consultations on the preparations for the seventeenth session of the General Conference 
19 October 2017, 2 p.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the “Agenda 2030: Tools and methodologies in policy research and statistics for sound policies”
20 October 2017, 2.30 p.m., Conference room C1 First meeting of the informal working group on PBC-related matters
23 October 2017, 10:30 a.m., Conference room C0213 Briefing to Permanent Missions on gender equality and women empowerment
31 October 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the midterm evaluation of the Programme for Country Partnership (PCPs)
November 2017
2 November 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Third informal consultations on the preparations for the seventeenth session of the General Conference
3 November 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO activities related to energy efficiency
16 November 2017, 4 p.m., Conference room C1 Fourth informal consultation meeting on preparations for the seventeenth session of the General 
20 November 2017

Africa Industrialization Day

22 November 2017, 2 p.m., Conference room C3 Briefing to Permanent Missions on UNIDO management’s response to preliminary findings/recommendations of the PCP midterm evaluation and strategic outlook
22-24 November 2017, Conference room C4 First Regional Conference on Sustainable Industrial Development: “Promoting Sustainable Energy Solutions and Clean Technologies in CIS Countries”
23-24 November 2017 Ministerial Conference of the Least Developed Countries
27 November - 1 December 2017, Vienna International Centre General Conference, seventeenth session
December 2017
14 December 2017, 10 a.m., Conference room C1 Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Substantive Input by the Industrial Development Board to the 2018 High-Level Political Forum.

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