- LKDF Forum 2021
The LKDF Forum 2021 will convene virtually on 22 September under the theme Digital Skills for an Inclusive Future, followed by a virtual hackathon on 23-24 September to build on the 2020 forum’s edition and compete to create the best green skills solution. The first day of the event will be open to the wider public, whereas the remaining days will be open only to selected applicants of the hackathon.
- The seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly
The seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 76) will open on 14 September 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in New York under the theme: „Building resilience through hope — to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations“. The General Debate will take place from 21 September through 27 September 2021.
- UNIDO Russia Office (ITPO Russia) Newsletter August 2021
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to share with you the UNIDO Russia Office (ITPO Russia) Newsletter August 2021.
- Exploring emerging opportunities for women in the digital age at the third Eurasian Women’s Forum
Nowadays, the world is on the threshold of a drastic transformation. Accelerating globalization, growing energy, food supply and production demands, evolving nature of jobs and emerging epidemiological threats are all changing our way of living. There is a need to develop new inclusive business models to strengthen the resilience of communities while promoting solidarity and cooperation among governments, international organizations, the private sector, academia and civil society.
- Energy-efficient and climate-friendly split air conditioners now on sale in Europe
Small propane (R290) split air conditioners from Chinese appliance giant Midea – the only room AC models to earn Germany’s highly demanding “Blue Angel” ecolabel – are now available on the European market. The first container of the All Easy Series R290 units has arrived at Midea’s German headquarters at Eschborn, near Frankfurt.
- UNIDO Russia Office (ITPO Russia) Newsletter July 2021
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to share with you the UNIDO Russia Office (ITPO Russia) Newsletter July 2021.
- UNIDO participates in the G20 Digital Ministers’ Meeting 2021
At the invitation of Italy, which currently holds the presidency of the G20, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has addressed the G20 Digital Ministers’ Meeting. The gathering was the culmination of meetings held throughout the year by the G20 Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) in which UNIDO has participated and supported.
- UNIDO launches EU-funded value chain investment support scheme for post-harvest fishery in Cambodia
With support of the European Union, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Fisheries Administration (FiA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have launched a Value Chain Investment Support (VCIS) scheme to support Cambodia’s enterprises.
- New UNIDO gender mainstreaming guide launched
With the financial support of the Government of Finland, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched its new “UNIDO Guide to Gender Analysis and Gender Mainstreaming the Project Cycle”, which aims to facilitate the efficient and effective integration of gender considerations throughout industrial development projects.
- UNIDO, UN Global Compact and GIZ support Ethiopia’s textile and garment sector
In Ethiopia, the textile and garment industry is witnessing a rapid growth. Several domestic and multinational firms are being engaged in the production of textile and apparel for domestic and global markets. In the path to industrialize Ethiopia, this sector has become a top priority as part of the national goal to become a middle-income country by 2025.