KATOWICE, 10 December 2018 – Director General LI Yong delivered opening remarks at a COP24 side-event on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Investment for Climate Solutions. The side-event was organized by UNIDO's Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) and Thailand's Department of Intellectual Property and National Science and Technology Development Agency.
VIENNA, 27 November 2018 – High-level government representatives of the six ongoing PCPs talked about their first-hand experiences and achievements as well as vision for the future, at an advanced session of the 7th ISID Forum held today in Vienna.
VIENNA, 27 November 2017 – On the margins of 46th session of the Industrial Development Board (IDB), LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and Gerhard Kuentzle, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Germany to UNIDO, signed two funding agreements aimed at boosting women empowerment in green industry and strengthening trade capacity building.
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Colleagues and Collaborators,
I am delighted to welcome you all, as exhibitors and participants, to the stand of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at Hannover Messe. I congratulate you all for your participation in this important event. Many of you have traveled long distances to be here and to promote your joint work with UNIDO, which serves to remind us all of the importance of our work and collaboration.