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Mission to Ecuador
Mission to Ecuador

QUITO, 19 September 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with Pablo Campana Sáenz, Ecuador's Minister of Foreign Trade, during the Change of Guard Ceremony at the Presidential Palace of Ecuador.

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UNIDO Director General visits Ecuador to strengthen cooperation
UNIDO Director General visits Ecuador to strengthen cooperation

QUITO, 19 September 2018 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has visited Ecuador to advance technical cooperation on inclu

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UNIDO strengthens cooperation with Confederation of Industrial Chambers of Mexico
UNIDO strengthens cooperation with Confederation of Industrial Chambers of Mexico

MEXICO CITY, 16 September – During his mission to Mexico, LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Indu

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Mission to Mexico
Mission to Mexico

MEXICO CITY, 13 September 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with Mexico's Vice-Minister for Environmental Promotion and Regulation, Jorge Carlos Hurtado Valdez.

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International experts convene to move forward on mercury waste management
International experts convene to move forward on mercury waste management
VIENNA, 11 September 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized an international expert group meeting on mercury waste management. The meeting brought together more than 75 representatives from the private sector, member states, international organizations, academia and civil society.
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Vienna Chapter of the Group of 77 celebrates 20th anniversary
Vienna Chapter of the Group of 77 celebrates 20th anniversary
VIENNA, 11 September 2018 - The 20th anniversary of the establishment of G-77 Vienna Chapter has been marked by a ceremony during which His Excellency, Carlos Játiva, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ecuador, Chair of the Group, unveiled a commemorative plaque in the Vienna International Centre.
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UNIDO Director General praised China-Africa cooperation during 4th ‘Investing in Africa’ Forum
UNIDO Director General praised China-Africa cooperation during 4th ‘Investing in Africa’ Forum

CHANGSHA, 6 September 2018 – The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong, congratulated the Government of Hunan province for it

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UNIDO-China cooperation on green industry and statistics further strengthened
UNIDO-China cooperation on green industry and statistics further strengthened
BEIJING, 4 September 2018 – The Director General of UNIDO, LI Yong, met with LUO Wen, Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology, and NING Jizhe, Commissioner of China’s National Bureau of Statistics, to further strengthen the ongoing UNIDO-China cooperation on green industry and statistics.
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Mission to China
Mission to China

BEIJING, 2 September 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with NING Jizhe, Commissioner of China’s National Bureau of Statistics. (Read the press release)

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UNIDO contributes to Alpbach Forum
UNIDO contributes to Alpbach Forum

ALPBACH, 27 August 2018 – Under the theme "Diversity and Resilience", the European Forum Alpbach 2018 provided a platform for dialogue and knowl

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Japan to support UNIDO’s role in the implementation of the programme for the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa
Japan to support UNIDO’s role in the implementation of the programme for the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa

VIENNA, 31 August 2018 – The Government of Japan will support the role of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in the implementation of the programme for the <

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Mission to Alpbach (Austria)
Mission to Alpbach (Austria)

ALPBACH, 27 August 2018 – Director General LI Yong met with Karin Kneissl, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria, at the European Forum Alpbach.

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