Joint workshop on economic diversification with the CAREC Institute

16-17 May 2019

The CAREC Institute has partnered with UNIDO to deliver a workshop on economic diversification in the CAREC region. It aimed at deepening the understanding of characteristics of resource dependent economies, importance of industrial development strategies, particularly export oriented industries, to achieve economic diversification, and enhance capacity of CAREC countries to improve their competitiveness.

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Third edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers training programme in Johannesburg – APPLY NOW

The third edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme will be taking place in September 2019, and will be held alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). This year’s theme for IPPM is: Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Industrial Development.

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Sustainable Energy Solutions course in Groningen

From 8 – 12 April 2019, around 25 policy makers and ministerial officers from developing countries and emerging economies as well as some representatives from international organisations gathered in Groningen for a capacity building course on ‘sustainable energy solutions’, jointly organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and New Energy Coalition, a Dutch knowledge and network organisation striving for a sustainable world by boosting the acceleration of the energy transition.

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EQuIP Training of Trainers final event in Vienna

17 January 2019 | Vienna, Austria

UNIDO, together with GIZ hosted the final event of the EQuIP Training of Trainers programme today at UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna. Seven successful participants were certified as analytical co-trainers by the Director of the UNIDO Policy Research and Statistics Department, Ms. Cecilia Ugaz-Estrada and Mr. Rainer Engels from GIZ.

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Innovate Green Competition

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and UNIDO ITPO Bahrain, through the sponsorship of The First Energy Bank, are organizing the Innovate Green Competition for university students across the Middle East and North Africa region, under the theme of “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Innovation and Entrepreneurship”. The Innovate Green Competition will serve as a platform for students to contribute to their own economic benefit whilst making positive impacts on environmental issues through social and technological innovation.

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