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.
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).
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).
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.
On behalf of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), I would like to warmly welcome you at this panel session jointly organized by UNIDO and our honorable Russian partners – the Council of the Eurasian Women’s Forum established under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Roscongress Foundation. Today’s session is devoted to the topic of “Women executives in building successful business models”. This is a topic which is particularly relevant in the context of our common aspiration to attain inclusive and sustainable development on the global, regional and national level.
I am pleased to welcome you all to the stand of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at Hannover Messe. I thank you for the efforts and costs you have taken on you to ensure to be with us at this important event which is considered the world’s largest industrial fair.
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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.