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Slovenia hosts second UNIDO-ICPE programme on sustainable energy solutions

Ljubljana, Slovenia | 19 November 2014

DSC_0209A professional development programme on sustainable energy solutions, organized by the United Nations Industrial Organization (UNIDO) and the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE), was opened today in Ljubljana.

The eight-day event brings together 25 participants from all over the world. It will address some of the key issues pertaining to sustainable energy and will seek to convey an in-depth understanding of energy policy, technology and financing as planning tools for developing sustainable energy systems.
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The Future of Manufacturing: Trends and Policy Options

Hernstein Castle, Austria | 27 – 31 October 2014

alcorta_peres_zysmanBetween 17 and 31 October 2014, the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development conducted its third Global Executive Programme “The Future of Manufacturing: Trends and Policy Options”. It took place at Hernstein Castle in Austria. The programme was attended by Ministers, Director Generals and high-level officials from 25 middle income countries world-wide.

Speakers included lecturers from the University of Cambridge (UK), the University of California, the Korea Development Institute, high-level experts from the Indian Planning Commission, the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa and the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) as well as publishers from the Economist and the Financial Times, among others.

For a complete description of the programme, please visit the dedicated page.

Third International UNIDO Institute Summer Course on Green Industry

30 June 2014 | Budapest, Hungary

2014-07-17 10_49_12-DSC01753 - Windows Photo ViewerTwenty five young professionals from over 20 countries took part in the third international summer course on “Green industry: Pathways towards the industry of the future” in Budapest.

The course, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Institute and the Central European University (CEU), has been held in the Hungarian capital for the third consecutive year.

It was preceded by a four-week e-learning part which attracted over 150 participants. Continue reading

Green industry training programme opens in Bahrain

11 June 2014 | Manama, Bahrain

2014-07-17 12_40_52-Green industry training programme opens in BahrainThe training course on green industry, organized by the UNIDO Institute, the University of Bahrain and the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) / Arab International Center for Entrepreneurship & Investment (AICEI) in Bahrain, opened on 11 June in the capital of Bahrain.

The eight-day regional training programme entitled “Green industry: Transforming the industry of the future” focused on green technology and financing as tools used for developing sustainable systems in the region. Continue reading