VIENNA, 11 March 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has welcomed an announcement by the Government of Japan that it will contribute over US$5.8 million to nine projects in Ethiopia, Gabon, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, South Sudan, the State of Palestine and the Syrian Arab Republic.
VIENNA, 8 February 2019 – UNIDO continues to promote a dynamic dialogue on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, also through today’s promotional event titled “UNIDO as a global platform for the promotion of women’s economic empowerment – Initiatives in Europe and Central Asia”.
BRUSSELS, 5 February 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) actively contributed to the European Industry Days 2019, which recognizes the importance of industry in sustainable development and which focuses on industrial challenges, such as sustainability, digitalization, investment and globalization.
Brussels, 5 February 2019 – Director General LI Yong took part in the high level panel podium discussion on Industry and the Future of Globalization jointly with Jyrki Katainen, EU Commissioner for Industry and Internal Market, Carl-Henric Svanberg, Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists Chairman of Volvo, and Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of the International Trade Center.
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Colleagues and Collaborators,
I am delighted to welcome you all, as exhibitors and participants, to the stand of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) at Hannover Messe. I congratulate you all for your participation in this important event. Many of you have traveled long distances to be here and to promote your joint work with UNIDO, which serves to remind us all of the importance of our work and collaboration.