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DHAKA, 4 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Access to Information Programme (a2i) housed in the Office of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh hosted a national conference on Industry 4.0 and on the future of Bangladesh’s labor force.

LONDON, 24 July 2019 – the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) participated in a forum of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) to discuss how international organizations can promote the development of the ICT infrastructure and new technologies in order to realize digital economies.

Tunis, 19 June 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Fondation Rurale Interjurasienne (FRIJ) organized an international workshop for typical food products that coincided with the second edition of the Tunisian competition of traditional food products (www.concours-terroir.tn).

Islamabad, 5 August 2019 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) received a US$5,2 million grant from the Government of Japan to support agri-food and agro-industry development in the Pakistani provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

SAIRME, Georgia, 27 July 2019 -  The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has piloted three new learning modules as part of the project, EQuIP – Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policies.

PRETORIA, 26 July 2019 - The Government of Japan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a funding agreement for a project to support a transition from conventional plastics to sustainable alternatives in South Africa.

PRETORIA, 25 July 2019 – The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa (the dti), Switzerland through the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the South African Essential Oils Producers’ Association (SAEOPA) hosted the first South African Conference on Essential and Vegetable Oils to facilitate quality exports.

São Paolo, 17 July 2019 – UNIDO’s Brazil Office has participated in the 10th Brazil E-Commerce Forum. This three-day event is the most important Latin American e-commerce conference and gathers regional and global e-commerce stakeholders to discuss how digital trade expand their access to consumer markets and industrial production sales.

SABIE, South Africa, 24 July 2019 - Six South African companies specializing in silviculture - the practice of controlling the growth, composition, health and quality of forests – have received equipment and tools procured through the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with funding from Finland. The handover took place at the Platorand Training Centre in Sabie in Mpumalanga, a province in eastern South Africa, on 4 July.