- Prospects for cooperation between UNIDO and Russia were discussed at the UNIDO Industrial Development Board
On December 21, 2022, the Russian delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Alexey Gruzdev took part in the 50th meeting of the UNIDO Industrial Development Board.
- UNIDO and Switzerland renew commitment to promoting quality and standards
UNIDO and Switzerland, through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), today signed the second phase of the Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP), a CHF 14 million (approximately US$14.5 million) programme extension to consolidate and scale up joint work initiated in 2017.
- GMIS Outcome document heralds new initiatives on digital transformation
Since 2017, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) has gathered policymakers, private sector leaders and academic experts to catalyze action, partnerships and networking concerning the future of manufacturing. UNIDO is a Co-Chair of GMIS, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates.
- UNIDO Global Call 2022
Initially launched in 2020 by the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Italy in Rome, the UNIDO Global Call is a flagship event, which seeks to identify innovative technology solutions that address the adverse effects of climate change and that have the potential to be scaled up, and thus that ultimately contribute to inclusive and sustainable economic development.
- UNIDO and ENI support sustainable entrepreneurship in Iraq
UNIDO has successfully completed at the beginning of July 2022 the first phase of a flagship initiative “Sustainable Agro-Energy in Iraq – #IPI Call for innovative entrepreneurship” organized in collaboration with ENI Iraq B.V. and ENI Joule with the support of LVenture Group within the framework of the project “Investment Promotion for Iraq — Phase II”, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
- UNIDO informs member states on hydrogen-related opportunities
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) provided its Member States with an online introduction to the different types of colour-based hydrogen (for example green and blue) together with a classification that quantifies the hydrogen’s CO2 content or carbon footprint.
- UNIDO issued World Manufacturing Production Quarter I 2022 Report
This report provides insights on the latest trends in global manufacturing, based on seasonally-adjusted data up to the first quarter of 2022.
- UNIDO as a platform to promote women’s economic empowerment, entrepreneurship and leadership
Throughout the last decade, significant milestones were achieved in advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls in socioeconomic areas. Despite a considerable number of targeted initiatives, achieving gender parity remains a distant objective with many barriers holding back progress.
- Egypt became a guest country of the XXV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
On June 15-18, one of the largest business events in the world took place — the XXV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2022).
- Eurachem Scientific Workshop on Quality Assurance of Measurements
UNIDO, through its Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP), supported the Georgian Laboratory Association (GeLab) to organize an online scientific workshop on Quality Assurance of Measurements from Field to Laboratory with Focus on ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Requirements on 16-18 May 2022, in connection with the Eurachem General Assembly 2022.