DG Biography

  • Director General's meeting with Staff Council
    Director General's meeting with Staff Council

    VIENNA, 14 December 2021 – The UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller met with representatives of the Staff Council.

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  • Gerd Müller took office today
    Gerd Müller took office today

    VIENNA, 10 December 2021 – The UNIDO Director General Gerd Müller took office today.

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  • At 19th session of the UNIDO General Conference, a new leader for an organization primed to build a better future
    At 19th session of the UNIDO General Conference, a new leader for an organization primed to build a better future

    VIENNA, 3 December 2021 – The 19th session of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) General Conference , which concluded today, has taken place at a critical juncture, following the UN Secretary-General’s call for a “Decade of Action” and as countries all over the world stri

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  • Change of management at UNIDO: Gerd Müller succeeds Director General LI Yong
    Change of management at UNIDO: Gerd Müller succeeds Director General LI Yong

    VIENNA, 30 November 2021 – Gerd Müller, Germany’s acting Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, is set to take office as the new Director General of UNIDO.

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  • Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General
    Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General

    VIENNA, 12 July 2021 – The Industrial Development Board of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today recommended Gerd Müller of Germany to be the Organization’s next Director General.

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  • Candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO meet Member States
    Candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO meet Member States

    VIENNA, 28 May 2021 – A forum of candidates for the post of Director General of UNIDO has been held at the Organization’s headquarters.

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  • Three candidates nominated for the post of Director General of UNIDO
    Three candidates nominated for the post of Director General of UNIDO

    VIENNA, 12 May 2021 – The governments of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Ethiopia and Germany have nominated candidates for the post of Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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