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  • Eco-design can reduce environmental impact of industrial development – UNIDO Director General
    Eco-design can reduce environmental impact of industrial development – UNIDO Director General

    GUANGZHOU, 6 December 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, has highlighted the capacity of eco-design to acceler

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  • Mission to Berlin
    Mission to Berlin

    BERLIN, 26 November – Director LI Yong delivered the opening and closing remarks at the 1st Strategic Dialogue between UNIDO and Germany stressing the importance of working together to achieve the SDGs. Please find the press release here.

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  • Vienna Discussion Forum 2019 on ending violence against women
    Vienna Discussion Forum 2019 on ending violence against women
    VIENNA, 21 November 2019 - The first Vienna Discussion Forum, a platform to discuss and call for action on gender equality within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), addressed gender-based violence from the perspective of the respective mandates of UNIDO and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), namely women’s economic empowerment (SDGs 8 and 9), and crime prevention, criminal justice responses (SDG 16).
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  • Germany and UNIDO reinforce partnership through strategic talks
    Germany and UNIDO reinforce partnership through strategic talks
    BERLIN, 26-27 November – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Germany have agreed to reinforce their partnership during high-level strategic talks in Berlin, hosted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
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  • Africa Industrialization Day celebration
    Africa Industrialization Day celebration
    VIENNA, 20 November 2019 –UNIDO, the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) together organized the 30th commemoration of the Africa Industrialization Day (AID) with an event highlighting the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and opportunities for industrial and trading enterprises across the continent.
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  • Mission to US
    Mission to US

    New York, 14 November 2019- Director General LI Yong met with Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • REPUBLIC OF KOREA - FAREWELL
    REPUBLIC OF KOREA - FAREWELL
    VIENNA, 10 December 2019 – KIM Kwang Sop, Permanent Representative of Korea to UNIDO, paid his farewell visit to Director General LI Yong.
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  • BANGLADESH - MEETING
    BANGLADESH - MEETING

    VIENNA, 25 November 2019 – Director General LI Yong met with Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru, State Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Bangladesh.

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  • ISRAEL - CREDENTIALS
    ISRAEL - CREDENTIALS

    VIENNA, 25 November 2019 – The new Permanent Representative of Israel, Mordechai Denis Paul Rodgold, presented his credentials to Director General LI Yong. 

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  • ITALY - CREDENTIALS
    ITALY - CREDENTIALS

    VIENNA, 22 November 2019 – The new Permanent Representative of Italy, Alessandro Cortese, presented his credentials to Director General LI Yong. 

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  • MALTA - MEETING
    MALTA - MEETING

    VIENNA, 22 November 2019 – Director General LI Yong met with Carmelo Abela, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malta.

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  • RUSSIAN FEDERATION - MEETING
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION - MEETING

    VIENNA, 22 November 2019 – Director General LI Yong met with Andrey Nazarov, First Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Bashkortostan, Russian Federation.

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