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UNIDO Director General LI Yong meets with SEforALL CEO Damilola Ogunbiyi to discuss the UN High Level Dialogue on Energy
UNIDO Director General LI Yong meets with SEforALL CEO Damilola Ogunbiyi to discuss the UN High Level Dialogue on Energy
VIENNA, 8 April 2021- A virtual meeting was held between the Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong and Damilola Ogunbiyi, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; CEO of Sustainable Energy For All (SEforALL); and Co-Chair of UN-Energy.
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UNIDO at the WTO 2021 Aid for Trade Stocktaking event
UNIDO at the WTO 2021 Aid for Trade Stocktaking event
GENEVA, 23-25 March 2021 – Taking stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on trade and development, and charting a new way forward for the WTO-led Aid for Trade Initiative were the main objectives of a virtual event taking place from 23 to 25 March.
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Italy and UNIDO remain committed to work together to accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Italy and UNIDO remain committed to work together to accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
VIENNA, 1 March 2021 – Last week, the Italian Ambassador, Alessandro Cortese, and the Director General of the UNIDO, LI Yong, signed funding arrangements for three projects financed by the Government of Italy.
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Launch of the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency
Launch of the Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency

22 February 2021 – Bringing together governments and relevant networks and organizations, the Global Alliance on Circula

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UNIDO and Switzerland to support the beef value chain in Costa Rica
UNIDO and Switzerland to support the beef value chain in Costa Rica

VIENNA, 9 February 2021 – As part of the Global Quality and

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UNIDO Programme for Country Partnership countries share experiences and lessons learned
UNIDO Programme for Country Partnership countries share experiences and lessons learned

VIENNA, 2 February 2021 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized the first peer learning session on the

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Germany and UNIDO partner to help countries in Africa fight against COVID-19
Germany and UNIDO partner to help countries in Africa fight against COVID-19

VIENNA, 2 December 2020 – While Africa has been spared the worst health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the continent’s 1.2 billion people are still at high risk.<

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UNIDO Director General makes call to action at the 11th Sustainable Innovation Forum
UNIDO Director General makes call to action at the 11th Sustainable Innovation Forum

LONDON, 19 November 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic may have led to a temporary decline in greenhou

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The role of impact investing in “Building Back Better"
The role of impact investing in “Building Back Better"
SHANGHAI, 6 November 2020 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), has organized a high-level side event during the third China International Import Expo. The event, supported by the China Chamber of International Commerce, was entitled, “Understanding and Harnessing the Role of Impact Investing for ‘Building Back Better’ in Times of the Global COVID-19 Crisis”, and participants considered the issue on the context of achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development during the Decade of Action.
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Financial Times Digital Forum
Financial Times Digital Forum

VIENNA, 22 October 2020 - The Director General LI Yong participated in the Global Digital Summit Series organized by the Financial Times and hosted by the G20 Sa

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Global collaboration is key to recovery and achieving the SDGs 
Global collaboration is key to recovery and achieving the SDGs 
VIENNA, 22 October 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has stalled the advancement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs). It is creating many challenges, yet also it unveils opportunities to build back better.
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Friends of Industry and Innovation Group forms in Geneva
Friends of Industry and Innovation Group forms in Geneva

GENEVA, 9 October 2020 – Representatives of like-minded UN Member States have met virtually to launch the Group of “Friends of Industry and Innovatio

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