15 April 2015 | Vienna, Austria
From 11 March – 8 April, the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development organized an online course on “Green Industry: Pathways Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development”. The course took place on the e-learning platform of the Central European University (CEU).
From over 350 applications, around 120 participants from all over the world were admitted to the online course. During the last four weeks, participants engaged in lively discussions about the challenges and opportunities for sustainable development, policies and best practices of green industrial development and resource use and resource efficiency. The course also included a test and a case study.
1 March 2015 | Kingdom of Bahrain
On Sunday, 1 March, the training programme “EQuIP – Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policies” was opened in the Kingdom of Bahrain at the Royal University for Women which is hosting the event.
The programme was inaugurated by HE Mr. Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry & Commerce of the Kingdom of Bahrain, HE Mrs. Sabine Taufmann, Ambassador Federal Republic of Germany, Prof. Dr. Mazin Jumaah, President of the Royal University for Women, Dr. Hashim Hussein, Head of UNIDO ITPO Bahrain and Dr. Jacek Cukrowski, Chief of the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development.
31 August – 11 September 2015 | Delft, Netherlands, Antwerp, Belgium
From 31 August – 11 September 2015 a training course on Hazardous Waste Management (HWM) will take place in Delft, The Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium. It is organized by a consortium consisting of UNESCO-IHE, UNIDO, UNEP, ISWA and the University of Technology of Berlin.
The course targets participants from low- and middle-income countries having at least a BSc-degree in science, technology or engineering, a background in solid waste management and ideally some practical experience in hazardous waste management.
Ljubljana, Slovenia | 19 November 2014
A 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.
Hernstein Castle, Austria | 27 – 31 October 2014
Between 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.