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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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LKDF Forum 2020: innovative ways to identify and invest in green industrial skills for the future of work in a post-pandemic world
LKDF Forum 2020: innovative ways to identify and invest in green industrial skills for the future of work in a post-pandemic world
VIENNA, 9 October 2020 - More than 400 people, 45 speakers, and representatives of ten partners took part in the Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) Forum 2020 – three days of interactive sessions deliberating on “green skills for a sustainable future” and the start of what the World Economic Forum calls a reskilling revolution.
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 Bridge for Cities 2020: mayors discuss urban development during COVID-19 crisis
Bridge for Cities 2020: mayors discuss urban development during COVID-19 crisis
VIENNA, 5 October 2020 - The Bridge for Cities 2020 event provided a forum for mayors and other urban stakeholders to discuss and exchange views on relevant experiences, challenges and opportunities related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event placed particular emphasis on green, social and technological innovations which can assist cities to recover from the crisis and act as an accelerator for the Sustainable Development Goals.
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UNIDO and Italy expand cooperation with new projects in Iraq, Jordan and Sudan
UNIDO and Italy expand cooperation with new projects in Iraq, Jordan and Sudan
VIENNA, 7 October 2020 - To support partner countries in their efforts to foster inclusive and sustainable industrial development, the Government of Italy is funding three new UNIDO interventions in Iraq, Jordan and Sudan.
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6th High-Level Meeting of the Governing Board of the OECD Development Centre
6th High-Level Meeting of the Governing Board of the OECD Development Centre

VIENNA, 6 October 2020 - The Director General LI Yong participated in the 6th High-Level Meeting of the Governing Board of the OECD Development Centre.  The over

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Highlighting the impact of brands in an increasingly digitalization-driven world economy
Highlighting the impact of brands in an increasingly digitalization-driven world economy

VIENNA, 1 October 2020 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the

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People-focused Public-Private Partnerships needed to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals
People-focused Public-Private Partnerships needed to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals

VIENNA, 21 September 2020 – The UN Global Compact’s Global Leader Roundtables

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