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Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development

7 March 2017 | Vienna, Austria

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The University of Vienna in cooperation with the Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is launching a new postgraduate Master Program on “Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development”.

Starting in October 2017, the interdisciplinary Master Program aims at imparting policy-oriented knowledge and applied methods for design of sustainability policies on national and international level. The program has an interdisciplinary orientation and is based on a plural understanding of scientific approaches with respect to globalization and sustainability.

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Training programme on sustainable energy solutions opened in Groningen

Groningen, the Netherlands | 30 November 2016

csm_20161130JHZ-UNIDO_EAE9194_75aefbf845The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in collaboration with the Energy Academy Europe (EAE) today launched a joint training programme, called Sustainable Energy Solutions 2016, in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Some 25 policymakers and ministerial officers from developing countries including Brazil, Botswana, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ukraine, will attend the eight-day-long training programme, which aims to enhance their understanding of innovative energy solutions. Continue reading

Global Professional Programme “The Future of Manufacturing” opened in Poland

17 October 2016 | Chlewiska, Poland

2016-10-24 13_08_28-FoM_2016_programme.pdf - Adobe ReaderToday, UNIDO’s third Global Executive Programme „The Future of Manufacturing: Trends and Policy Options“ was opened in Chlewiska, near Warsaw, Poland. It gathers 22 high-level policymakers from middle income countries worldwide and introduces them to future trends in manufacturing and the latest developments in the sector.

The programme will last until 23 October and comprises a series of lectures and exercises by world renown faculty from the University of Cambridge (UK), the University of California, high-level policymakers from India, South Africa and the Republic of Korea, as well as publishers from the Economist and the Financial Times, among others. Continue reading

Professional Programme on Sustainable Energy Solutions in Groningen

30 November – 7 December 2016 | Groningen, The Netherlands

2016-08-02 11_11_31-EAE_SES_2016_02AUG_newcover.pdf - Adobe ReaderUNIDO and the Energy Academy Europe (EAE), a centre of excellence on energy located in Groningen, the Netherlands joint forces to enhance the understanding of innovative energy solutions and to contribute to building new capacities for promoting green industry and sustainable energy systems in developing countries. UNIDO and EAE are organizing a training course for professionals to address some of the key issues relating to sustainable energy by raising awareness and conveying an in-depth understanding of energy policy, technology and financing as planning tools for developing sustainable energy systems.

For more information, please visit our dedicated page: institute.unido.org/ses2016