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Sustainable industry training programme opens in Bahrain

Manama, 24 November 2015

A training course on green industry and sustainable energy solutions, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), opened today in the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The eight-day regional training programme entitled “Green industry: Towards inclusive and sustainable development” is conducted together with the University of Bahrain and supported by the Supreme Council for Environment of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

It focuses on green technology and financing as tools used for developing sustainable systems in the region. Continue reading

Launch of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit

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UNIDO Director General LI Yong at the global announcement of GMIS.

On 1 September 2015, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) was launched in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. GMIS is an initiative created by UNIDO together with the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates and in collaboration with the Global Agenda Council for the Future of Manufacturing of the World Economic Forum.

It aims at setting a global agenda for the debate of inclusive and sustainable industrialization by bringing together key stakeholders from government, industry and civil society. Currently, there is no such global manufacturing forum and therefore, GMIS is expected to set the future manufacturing agenda while advocating for the importance of the sector worldwide. Continue reading

Second edition of professional capacity-building course on Green Industry in Bahrain

24 November – 1 December 2015 | Bahrain

websitepicture_bahrain2015_GIFrom 24 November – 1 December 2015, the UNIDO Institute, together with the University of Bahrain and the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) / Arab International Center for Entrepreneurship & Investment (AICEI) in Bahrain, is organizing a training course on “Green Industry: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Development”. The 8-day programme will take place in Manama, Bahrain.

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Fourth UNIDO Institute Summer Course on Green Industry

29 June 2015 | Budapest, Hungary

Laszlo Pinter, course director and lead author in the 5th UNEP Global Environment Outlook, talking about SDGs and the post-2015 development agenda to participantsTwenty five young professionals from 24 countries are taking part in the summer course “Green industry: Pathways towards inclusive and sustainable industrial development” in Budapest.

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

It was preceded by a four-week e-learning part which attracted over 350 applications and trained around 120 participants from all over the world. Continue reading