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APPLY NOW: Training Course on Gender Equality and Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development

25 – 30 October 2017 | Manama, Bahrain

Applications are now open for a five day training course on industrial development and gender equality taking place in Bahrain, 25 – 30 October 2017.

The course is open to high- and mid- level professionals from Arab and African countries that are that are engaged in the field of industrial development, as well as for representatives from  women’s economic empowerment associations.
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Experts meeting focuses on global value chains and international cooperation on industrial capacity

Vienna | 11 July 2017

Leading experts from UNIDO and the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) of China met today in Vienna to discuss the status of implementation and work plan for the finalization of their joint project to study global value chains (GVCs) and international cooperation on industrial capacity with a focus on China, South-East and South Asian countries.
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UNIDO Institute launches the institutional capacity building component of PCP for Ethiopia

Addis Ababa | 29 June 2017

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has officially launched the inception phase of the institutional capacity building component of the Programme for Country Partnerships (PCP) for the Federal Republic of Ethiopia. The project will support the Ministry of Industry in development of a comprehensive capacity building framework aimed at further strengthening Ministry’s position in implementation of national industrialization strategy.
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UNIDO and OECD to boost policy research into global value chains in the ASEAN region

12 June 2017 | Vienna, Austria

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is partnering with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to study the policies and tools to support global value chains (GVCs) in the ASEAN Region. The study will have a special focus on examining the opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in GVCs, with a view of supporting the ASEAN Secretariat in the implementation of the ASEAN Strategic Action Plan on SME Development 2016-2025.
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