- Environmental experts discuss critical issues in the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on POPs
On April 6, 2021, a round table was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation “Fulfillment of the international obligations of the Russian Federation on the implementation of the provisions of the Stockholm Convention by 2025, in particular on the inventory and elimination of accumulated environmental damage of substances of the 1st hazard class, especially hazardous to human health, and namely, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) contained in electrical equipment ”.
- The Vienna Energy Forum Virtual Series will be held on February 3-17
The Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) is a biennial global, multi-stakeholder forum with the objective of exploring developmental challenges within the realm of sustainable energy. The Forum introduces a platform for policy- and decision-makers from all sectors of society to conceive practical solutions to sustainability issues.
- “How Ruben Vardanyan is using Impact Investing to develop Armenia?” – TBLI Talk will be held on February 4
Ruben Vardanyan is a Russian business leader, social entrepreneur and venture philanthropist of Armenian origin, Co-founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative. He and his wife Veronika invest in large-scale multifaceted projects in the sphere of global education, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and solving humanitarian problems.
- Antonio Guterres addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos: "If there is one word that characterizes today’s world, it is fragility"
On January 25, the UN Secretary-General addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos, which is taking place online this year.
- UNIDO took part in the meeting of Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy
On January 19, within the framework of the meeting of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, Sergey Korotkov, Director of the UNIDO Center for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation, made a speech on the topic “On promoting the interests of Russian business and promoting the transfer of Russian technologies through UNIDO”.
- GMIS2020 Virtual Summit
From 4 to 5 September, the Virtual Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) will reflect on “glocalization: towards inclusive and sustainable value chains” and will engage a high-level roster of policymakers, academics, private sector representatives and more discussing the future of manufacturing.
- The conference “Women in Industry and Innovation” will take place on July 15 - 17
The conference “Women in Industry and Innovation” will gather government representatives, private sector actors, experts, entrepreneurs, researchers and other relevant stakeholders, in an effort to promote the development of an inclusive and sustainable environment for the economic empowerment of women.
- The Steering Committee meeting under the UNIDO/ GEF project “Environmentally sound management and final disposal of PCBs at the Russian Railroad network and other PCBs owners”
On December 13, 2019, the annual Steering Committee of the UNIDO / GEF project “Environmentally sound “Environmentally sound management and final disposal of PCBs at the Russian Railroad Network and other PCBs owners” (hereinafter UNIDO-RZD project) was held at the Center for Scientific and Technical Information of Russian Railways.
- Second GMIS focuses on nature-inspired
In its second edition, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) – a joint initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the United Arab Emirates and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – was inaugurated today by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
- What does Digital Compliance mean?
Virus attacks as NotPetya and WannaCry led to large-scale disruptions of companies’ activities and large losses for businesses around the world. And we can note a tendency towards an increasing number of such cases. Other challenges of the digital economy are tied up with risks of human rights violations and other non-financial risks (consumer protection, labor rights, competition, etc.). This is due to the fact that people do not systematically take into account the effects of digital technology.