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SHANGHAI, 29 August 2019 – Based on a global consensus to accelerate the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for industry, the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) opened today in Shanghai as the city gears up to be the national center for the thriving technology. Official statistics show that Shanghai is already home to 1,000 AI companies, and rapidly becoming a global hub.

YOKOHOMA, 27 August 2019 - The United Nations Development Industrial Organization (UNIDO), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) actively pursued the intrinsic connection between the seventh Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD7), the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa (IDDA III) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which are all essential to achieve Africa’s inclusive and sustainabl

YOKOHAMA, 27 August 2019 – During an official side event of the seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and NEC Corporation (NEC) agreed on a global collaboration and partnership framework to develop Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions for inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID).

Phnom Penh, 16 August 2019 –The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) in partnership with the Republic of Korea (ROK) successfully organized a two-day workshop on ‘Designing a Monitoring and Evaluation System for Cambodia’s Industrial Development Policy 2015-2025’, which aimed at building fundamental knowledge on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Industrial Policy to stakeholders of the Industrial Deve

BOGOTA, CALI, CARTAGENA and MEDELLIN, 9 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organized six roundtables within the framework of its Quality Programme for the Chemical Value Chain in Colombia (GQSP Colombia) to validate the value chain; recognize markets of interest and the institutional environment; and identify needs and technical barriers.

Foz do Iguaçu, BRAZIL, 14 August 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications (MCTIC), and the International Center of Renewable Energy (CIBiogás) trained members and partners of the Steering Committee of its GEF Biogas project on the biogas value chain in Brazil – a renewable source of energy produced from the decomposition of organic waste generated by various enterprises, such as farms and restaurants.

SAN SALVADOR, 21 August 2019 - During the opening ceremony of the sixth Regional Energy Congress (COREN 2019), which is organized every year in El Salvador, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the General Secretariat of the Central American Integration System (SG-SICA) launched the Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency of SICA countries (SICREEE).

NAIROBI, 18 August 2019 – LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), arrived for a two day official visit to Kenya where he will meet numerous high-level government and private sector representatives, including H. E.

TEHERAN, 14 August 2019 – With a three-year, US$1.5 million contribution from the Republic of Korea, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) will develop sustainable settlements for 18,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan refugees living in five of the most populated settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Khartoum, 7 August 2019 – Understanding the labor market and its business opportunities is a crucial asset for a demand-driven technical and vocational training system as it responds to the challenges faced by the labor market.