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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

Fifth UNIDO Institute summer course on green industry starts in Hungary

11 July 2016 | Budapest, Hungary


Twenty-seven young professionals from over 20 countries are taking part in the summer course “Green industry: Pathways towards inclusive and sustainable industrial development” taking place 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 fifth consecutive year. Continue reading

UNIDO hosting an Expert Group Meeting on “Knowledge Management Systems in Education and Training in the Leather Value Chain”

21 June 2016 | Mwanza, Tanzania

img_4344UNIDO in cooperation with Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), Mwanza Campus and the Leather Association of Tanzania (LAT) organized an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Knowledge Management Systems in Education and Training in the Leather Value Chain”.

The overall objectives of the expert group meeting were to report on lessons learned from training tools developed for DIT Mwanza, their utilization, benefits, challenges and recommendations for improvement, to examine the effective ways and tools to improve knowledge management systems for educational and training organizations, appraise the role of technology in knowledge management systems and user acceptance through the end of quality skills development and to discuss possible cooperation among institutions providing skills development education and training. Continue reading

Global Executive Programme – The Future of Manufacturing

17 – 21 October 2016 | Poland

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From 17 – 21 October 2016, the UNIDO Institute, in close partnership with the Government of Poland, is offering its next edition of the Global Executive Programme that provides fresh insights from thought-leaders and industry experts, and delivers practical tools for designing and implementing evidence-based policies aimed at boosting the performance and competitiveness of their respective national industries.

The Programme targets high-level government officials and policymakers in the field of industrial development, technology and innovation. The five-day training course offers a dynamic mix of lecture-based and participatory learning sessions. Continue reading

Republic of Korea hosts UNIDO industrial policy training course

Seoul, 4  April 2016

KOica photoTwenty four public servants and industrial analysts from two dozen developing countries are taking part in a training course on industrial policy organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

The three-week programme, delivered by UNIDO’s Institute for Capacity Development, is titled “Enhancing industrial policies – diagnosis, strategies and instruments for inclusive and sustainable industrial development”.

The programme was inaugurated by Youn-Soo Lee, Director General, Capacity Development Department, KOICA; together with Ludovico Alcorta, Director, UNIDO Policy, Research and Statistics Department.

“The training course, funded by KOICA, supports policymakers in designing and re-formulating industrial policies for inclusive and sustainable industrial development. It aims to build capacities for industrial policy formulation and analysis and enables participants to acquire a comprehensive overview of the key stages of effective industrial policy development, including industrial performance diagnosis, strategy, and policy instruments to achieve objectives and priorities,” said Alcorta.

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