Wednesday, 07 June 2017
VIENNA, 7 June 2017 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Joint Declaration with the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute.
The declaration was signed by Kubat Umurzakov, Director of CAREC Institute, and Fatou Haidara, Managing Director, UNIDO Policy and Programme Support. Continue reading
4 – 8 September | Johannesburg, South Africa
Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)’s first edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers training programme (IPPM), organized alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in cooperation with the UNIDO Institute is currently open for applications.
3 – 6 April | Muscat, Oman
Oman’s recently approved National Program for Enhancing Economic Diversification promotes non-oil sectors of the economy and outlines alternatives to support national economic and development efforts in the country. One of the challenges consists in translating this initiative into concrete performance indicators.
From 3 to 6 April 2017, UNIDO organized a training course for Government officials teaching them about dynamism, diversification, sophistication and products space. It shed light on methodologies to analyze diversification and to set quantitative industrial strategy objectives.
7 March 2017 | Vienna, Austria
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.
October 2016 – May 2017 | Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From October 2017 – May 2017, the UNIDO Institute conducts a series of training courses for policymakers from Saudi Arabia. The courses include basic analytical tools for industrial performance and benchmarking, industrial policy strategy formulation and implementation (policy instruments).