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Fifth UNIDO Institute summer course on green industry starts in Hungary


BUDAPEST, 11 July 2016 – 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.

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Global Executive Programme – The Future of Manufacturing


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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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Fifth Summer Course on Green Industry to take place in July 2016

Summer Course 2016The UNIDO Institute Summer Course on Green Industry, organized together with the Central European University in Budapest is approaching its fifth edition. With over 500 alumni from its online and in-residence modules, the course represents one of the Institute’s most renown training activities.

The course consists of a one-month online course, taking place in March/April 2016, and a two-week residential course in Budapest, from 11 – 22 July 2016. For more information, please consider the information flyer above.

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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