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  • UNIDO holds 3rd annual “BRIDGE for Cities” event
    UNIDO holds 3rd annual “BRIDGE for Cities” event
    VIENNA, 9 October 2018 - The third annual “BRIDGE for Cities” event opened today at the Vienna International Centre with a focus on how sustainable industrial development can be achieved at an urban level, fostering, in a virtuous circle, economic and infrastructural growth.
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  • UNIDO Director General at the 3rd BRIDGE for Cities event
    UNIDO Director General at the 3rd BRIDGE for Cities event

    VIENNA, 9 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong delivered a statement at the Opening Ceremony's High-Level Policy Dialogue. The session aimed to facilitate constructive dialogue between policymakers and key development stakeholders from international organizations, financial institutions, governments, civil society, academia, business enterprises and industry. It was designed to guide event participants throughout the whole process of sustainable urban-industrial development by connecting policy to practice. Distinguished dignitaries shared their vision, strategies, knowledge and experience, as well as the on-the-ground insight necessary to ensure an inclusive approach to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). (Read the press release)

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  • Briefing on UNIDO-LAC cooperation
    Briefing on UNIDO-LAC cooperation

    VIENNA, 8 October 2018  Director General LI Yong delivered a statement at a briefing on UNIDO cooperation in Latin America and the C

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  • UNIDO Director General at the Fifth Green Industry Conference
    UNIDO Director General at the Fifth Green Industry Conference

    BANGKOK, 3 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong delivered a statement at the opening of the Fifth Green Industry Conference, which focuses on opportunities green growth could yield for businesses and emerging economies.

    "The core mission of UNIDO in Thailand has never been more relevant. UNIDO’s systems and approaches in support of inclusive and sustainable industrial development are fit for the future, and the growing commitment to expand UNIDO’s partnership with Thailand speaks for the trust placed in the Organization," said DG Li.

    (Read the press release)

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  • UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand
    UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand

    BANGKOK, 3 October 2018 - The Fifth Green Industry Conference opened in Bangkok today, with a strong focus on the opportunities green growth

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  • UNIDO Director General speaks at the 10th Arab-Austrian Economic Forum & Exhibition
    UNIDO Director General speaks at the 10th Arab-Austrian Economic Forum & Exhibition
    VIENNA, 1 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong delivered a speech at the 10th Arab-Austrian Economic Forum and Exhibition, which is co-organized by UNIDO.
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  • LIBYA - COURTESY CALL
    LIBYA - COURTESY CALL

    VIENNA, 18 October 2018 - Director General LI Yong met with Mohamed Taher Syala, Libya's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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  • CZECHIA - CREDENTIALS
    CZECHIA - CREDENTIALS

    VIENNA, 17 October 2018 - The new Permanent Representative of Czechia, Ambassador Ivo Šrámek, presented his credentials to Director General LI Yong.

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  • ETHIOPIA - COURTESY CALL
    ETHIOPIA - COURTESY CALL

    VIENNA, 15 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with a delegation from Ethiopia comprised of Bogale Feleke Temesgen, State Minister of Industry, 

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  • UNECE - MEETING
    UNECE - MEETING

    VIENNA, 15 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with the Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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  • UNIDO Director General meeting with President of Panama
    UNIDO Director General meeting with President of Panama

    VIENNA, 15 October 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with the President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela.

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  • MALTA - CREDENTIALS
    MALTA - CREDENTIALS

    VIENNA, 12 October 2018 - The new Permanent Representative of Malta, Ambassador Natasha Meli Daudey, presented her credentials to Director General LI Yong.

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