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Online course on Green Industry

15 April 2015 | Vienna, Austria

elearning_profilepics_allFrom 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.

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EQuIP training programme inaugurated in Bahrain

1 March 2015 | Kingdom of Bahrain

9S5A8873On 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.

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Training Course on Hazardous Waste Management

31 August – 11 September 2015 | Delft, Netherlands, Antwerp, Belgium

2015-01-19 09_41_01-HWM_shortcourse_2015.pdf - Adobe ReaderFrom 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.

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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.