16 – 27 July 2018 | Bonn, Germany
UNIDO and GIZ joined forces to develop the Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policies (EQuIP) Toolkit which supports countries to develop goal-oriented, evidence-based and context-appropriate industrial policies. The ultimate aim of EQuIP is to build the capacities of government officials and other stakeholders to confidently design effective industrial policies autonomously. EQuIP focuses on transferring an intuitive method for industrial policy design and the analysis of industrial performance (across social, economic and environmental dimensions).
As a result of the growing demand for EQuIP around the world, GIZ and UNIDO are organizing a prestigious EQuIP Training of Trainers. It aims at expanding the pool of qualified policy and development practitioners who can use this transformative methodology to strengthen governmental’ industrial policy capabilities.
This is to announce that the name UNIDO Institute is no longer in use. Its activities are now being carried out by the capacity development team under the UNIDO Research & Industrial Policy Advice Division.
16 – 19 January 2018 | Hoah Binh, Viet Nam
As part of the ongoing project “Support to the Government of Viet Nam in the formulation of sub-sector industrial strategy and of the related implementation policy through institutional capacity building”, a training course for mid-level policymakers from several relevant Ministries and Departments in Vietnam was organized on the topic of evidence-based industrial policymaking. The course took place from 16-19 January in Hoa Binh province and was titled “Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy in Viet Nam”.
The programme gathered over 15 policymakers from different Ministries and Departments engaged in implementing Viet Nam’s industrial policy. It conveyed to them some of the basic principles and methodologies of evidence-based industrial policymaking, particularly in regard to sub-sectoral analysis. The underlying methodology, known as the Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy (EQuIP) Toolkit provides a comprehensive set of instruments to analyse industrial data, interpret it and develop dynamic industrial policies. EQuIP was developed by UNIDO in cooperation with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GiZ).
18 – 10 December 2017 | Hanoi, Viet Nam
The UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development, in collaboration with the Industry Agency at the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) of Viet Nam, organized a two-day executive programme on evidence-based industrial policymaking titled “Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy”.
The programme, gathering over 20 high-level policymakers from different Ministries and Departments engaged in implementing Viet Nam’s industrial policy, conveyed some of the basic principles and outlined the benefits of evidence-based industrial policymaking. The underlying methodology, developed by UNIDO in cooperation with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GiZ), called EQuIP (Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy) provides a comprehensive toolkit including both quantitative as well as qualitative instruments to develop dynamic industrial policies and to support their effective implementation.
3 – 7 December 2017 | Bahrain
A five-day training course on “Green industrial development – Pathways towards a circular economy” opened at the University of Bahrain today. It is being supported by the Supreme Council for the Environment of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Bahrain.