- The 12th international economic summit “Russia - Islamic world: KazanSummit” will be held in 2021 from July 28-30 in mixed format
„Russia — Islamic world: KazanSummit“ is one of the leading international economic events of the Russian Federation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). From the first day of its existence, the Summit has been held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan – Rustam Minnikhanov. Since 2009, Summit is held annually and strongly supported by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan.
- Standards for Sustainability: UNIDO’s contribution
Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) can be a powerful tool to build more sustainable and inclusive economies and societies, and ultimately to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets. Given the increased importance of VSS in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and in helping countries achieve the SDGs, UNIDO has published a brochure on the topic titled “Standards for Sustainability”.
- The UNIDO and the ISO are pleased to invite you to the launching event of its newest online training: MANAGING INNOVATION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES
The importance of innovation is reflected in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Sustainable Development Goal 9 specifically highlights the strong interrelations between industry, innovation and infrastructure, as industry is an important source of innovation, providing the technological solutions for environmentally sound development. Innovation is integral to a country’s performance as a key driver of economic transformation, and for developing countries, in particular. For most organizations, innovation is not an option—it has become key for reaching desired business sustainability within a rapidly changing world.
- Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General
The Industrial Development Board of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today recommended Gerd Müller of Germany to be the Organization’s next Director General.
- UNIDO launches the first Creative Hub in Ethiopia to support creative industries and entrepreneurship
The Ethiopian Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoTI), the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), UNIDO and the Federal Small and Medium Manufacturing Industry Promotion Authority (FeSMMIPA) have inaugurated the “Creative Hub Ethiopia”. The Hub has been realized within the framework of the UNIDO project “Phase 2 (Extension) of the Technical Assistance Project for the Up-Grading of the Ethiopian Leather and Leather Products Industry” financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS).
- GMIS2020 Virtual Summit
From 4 to 5 September, the Virtual Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) will reflect on “glocalization: towards inclusive and sustainable value chains” and will engage a high-level roster of policymakers, academics, private sector representatives and more discussing the future of manufacturing.
- The conference “Women in Industry and Innovation” will take place on July 15 - 17
The conference “Women in Industry and Innovation” will gather government representatives, private sector actors, experts, entrepreneurs, researchers and other relevant stakeholders, in an effort to promote the development of an inclusive and sustainable environment for the economic empowerment of women.
- Second GMIS focuses on nature-inspired
In its second edition, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) – a joint initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – was inaugurated today by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
- What does Digital Compliance mean?
Virus attacks as NotPetya and WannaCry led to large-scale disruptions of companies’ activities and large losses for businesses around the world. And we can note a tendency towards an increasing number of such cases. Other challenges of the digital economy are tied up with risks of human rights violations and other non-financial risks (consumer protection, labor rights, competition, etc.). This is due to the fact that people do not systematically take into account the effects of digital technology.
- The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Fund OTWINTA will present the start-up platform at the GMIS-2019
On the 9th June 2019 the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit will take place in Ekatirinbug and will last for 3 days. A start-up platform will be exposed for young professionals by the co-chairs of the Summit the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the organisers of the Summit – the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russian Federation, the Administration of Sverdlovskaya oblast, the Russian Export Centre and the Fund OTWINTA.