UNIDO Institute launches the institutional capacity building component of PCP for Ethiopia

Addis Ababa | 29 June 2017

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has officially launched the inception phase of the institutional capacity building component of the Programme for Country Partnerships (PCP) for the Federal Republic of Ethiopia. The project will support the Ministry of Industry in development of a comprehensive capacity building framework aimed at further strengthening Ministry’s position in implementation of national industrialization strategy.
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UNIDO and OECD to boost policy research into global value chains in the ASEAN region

12 June 2017 | Vienna, Austria

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is partnering with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to study the policies and tools to support global value chains (GVCs) in the ASEAN Region. The study will have a special focus on examining the opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in GVCs, with a view of supporting the ASEAN Secretariat in the implementation of the ASEAN Strategic Action Plan on SME Development 2016-2025.
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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.