- UNIDO DG Gerd Müller, calls for a strong AU-EU partnership on climate and energy at EU industry days 2022
Gerd Müller, UNIDO Director General intervened at the EU Industry days and stressed the importance of global solidarity to achieve the twin green and digital transition.
- UNIDO scales up Development Dialogues on the 4IR Strategic Framework
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is pleased to announce the launch of a new brochure titled Making the 4th Industrial Revolution Work For All: Development Dialogues on the 4IR Strategic Framework 2021-2030.
- First Latin American e-waste report published
According to a new report produced under UNIDO’s Latin America and the Caribbean e-waste project, only three per cent of Latin America’s e-waste is reported as collected through formal channels and treated in an environmentally sound manner. There is no certainty about the remaining 97% that may include US$1.7bn in recoverable materials a year.
- UNIDO and Switzerland to support Egypt with the development of eco-industrial parks
The establishment of eco-industrial parks is considered one of the most important policies to accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development due to their ability to attract local and foreign investment. This creates job opportunities and increases income, while the negative impact on the environment is minimized. Eco-industrial parks facilitate the transition towards green industry by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing the optimal use of resources.
- The future of industrial policy in Guinea, according to the UNIDO industrial diagnostics study
Guinea, a country with an economy dependent on the export of bauxite, gold and diamonds, should urgently diversify. This was one of the main findings of a recent study on the status of industrial development carried out by a team of experts from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The study was conducted in collaboration and consultation with Guinea’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises, as well as representatives of the private sector.
- The UNIDO Center in the Russian Federation will join Rosatom’s youth initiative as a media partner
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Center in the Russian Federation supported the Impact Team 2050, an international youth team initiated by Rosatom.
- A grand session of the National Global Compact Network was held in Moscow
On December 21, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation hosted a solemn session of the UN Global Compact in Russia (UNGC) „Sustainable Development — a super idea that changes the world.“ The session is timed to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the UN Global Compact, which today brings together more than 14,000 participants in 160 countries of the world, the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, as well as the 5th anniversary of the National Global Compact Network Association.
- COP under the Governor of CHO on environmental questions
On December 17, Mr. Alexey Teksler, the Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region, held a meeting of the Coordinating Council for Environmental Issues.
- XIII International Energy Forum “Innovations. Infrastructure. Safety”
XIII International Energy Forum “Innovations. Infrastructure. Safety” took place in Moscow at 10th of December. The forum was included in the plan of events for the Year of Science and Technology, approved by the Government of the Russian Federation.
- Forum on digitalization of the industry Forum.Digital Industry 2021
On December 10, the III Annual International Online Conference Forum.Digital Industry took place. The event was organized by the Digital Economy Development Fund together with the UNIDO Centre for Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation. The main topic of the event was the digital transformation of the industry.