Training on dynamism, diversification, sophistication and products space in Oman

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.

Global Political Economy of Sustainable Development

7 March 2017 | Vienna, Austria

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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.

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UNIDO Institute conducts series of training courses for Saudi policymakers

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).

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Training programme on sustainable energy solutions opened in Groningen

Groningen, the Netherlands | 30 November 2016

csm_20161130JHZ-UNIDO_EAE9194_75aefbf845The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), in collaboration with the Energy Academy Europe (EAE) today launched a joint training programme, called Sustainable Energy Solutions 2016, in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Some 25 policymakers and ministerial officers from developing countries including Brazil, Botswana, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ukraine, will attend the eight-day-long training programme, which aims to enhance their understanding of innovative energy solutions. Continue reading