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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

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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