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  • Mission to Ireland
    Mission to Ireland

    SHANNON, 18 April 2019 – Director General LI Yong went on a tour of the Shannon Free Zone led by Kevin Thompstone, former CEO of Shannon Development.

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  • UNIDO and Iran to develop ICT value chain
    UNIDO and Iran to develop ICT value chain

    VIENNA, 12 April 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, today met with Javad Azari Jahromi, Mini

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  • Mission to Japan
    Mission to Japan

    TOKYO, 10 April 2019 – The Director General delivered a keynote speech at the UNIDO-Sophia University seminar titled “Industrialization, Development and the SDGs – Your future career in the UN” and engaged with Japanese students to inform them about the SDGs and about career possibilities in the UN system.

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  • Mission to Hannover Messe 2019
    Mission to Hannover Messe 2019

    HANNOVER, 1 April 2019 – Director General LI Yong met with Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, UAE to conduct the GMIS Co-chairs meeting; later that day a partnership agreement to host the 3rd GMIS summit at Hannover Messe 2020 was signed between UNIDO’s Director General Li,  Badr Al-Olama, Head of Global Manufacturing Organization Limited and Jochen Koeckler, Chairman of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG.

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  • Mobilizing key stakeholders for the PCP Côte d'Ivoire
    Mobilizing key stakeholders for the PCP Côte d'Ivoire

    ABIDJAN, 28 March 2019 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, met with representatives of the go

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  • UNIDO at Hannover Messe 2019
    UNIDO at Hannover Messe 2019
    HANNOVER, 2 April 2019 – For the fifth year in a row, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) maintained high visibility at Hannover Messe - the world’s largest industrial and technology fair. Advancing economic competitiveness and strengthening knowledge and institutions are two of the four pillars of UNIDO, and Hannover Messe serves as an ideal venue for achieving and promoting these objectives: it covers the entire industrial value chain from research and development to complete manufacturing solutions; it is a platform where technology demands, including those of developing countries, meet technology supply.
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