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  • The Association for the promotion of health and labor protection "ETALON" invites to the all-russian labor protection week September 7-9, 2021
    The Association for the promotion of health and labor protection

    The All-Russian Labor Protection Week (VNOT) will be held in Moscow from September 7 to September 9, 2021 under the motto „No risks!“. The event is organized by the ETALON Association with the information support of the UNIDO Centre for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation.

  • UNIDO launches the LevelUP Accelerator in Jordan
    UNIDO launches the LevelUP Accelerator in Jordan

    UNIDO launched the LevelUP Accelerator to support the creation and growth of sustainable and inclusive businesses in Jordan. The Accelerator targets top Jordanian startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across three manufacturing value chains (natural cosmetics, fashion and phytopharmaceuticals) to promote sustainability, integrate circular economy principles, and employ a digital-solutions driven, design thinking approach to creating human-centered products, services, and experiences.

  • Promoting digital transformation in legal metrology
    Promoting digital transformation in legal metrology

    Titled “Digital Transformation in Legal Metrology”, the July 2021 OIML Bulletin (Special Edition) of the Organisation Internationale de Métrologie Légale provides further insight into the role of digital technologies in legal metrology.

  • International Ecological Arts Festival "KronFest 2021"
    International Ecological Arts Festival

    ANO PUSK „KronFest“ with the support of the Presidential Grants Fund, administration of the Kronstadt district of St. Petersburg, of the Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg and the Museum of the History of Kronstadt, presents International Ecological Arts Festival „KronFest 2021“.

  • UNIDO promotes digital transformation at 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference
    UNIDO promotes digital transformation at 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference

    Through its Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Shanghai, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has actively supported the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) by co-organizing and participating in various WAIC forums and events, including the 2021 WAIC AI Women Elite Forum; the 2021 WAIC International AI City Forum; the 2021 AI Bridging Digital Divide Forum; and the 2021 AIWIN Ceremony.

  • The 12th international economic summit “Russia - Islamic world: KazanSummit” will be held in 2021 from July 28-30 in mixed format
    The 12th international economic summit “Russia - Islamic world: KazanSummit” will be held in 2021 from July 28-30 in mixed format

    „Russia — Islamic world: KazanSummit“ is one of the leading international economic events of the Russian Federation and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). From the first day of its existence, the Summit has been held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan – Rustam Minnikhanov. Since 2009, Summit is held annually and strongly supported by the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan.

  • Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) 2021
    Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) 2021

    Following a successful third edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), held virtually last September under the theme of “Glocalization: towards inclusive and sustainable value chains”, attention now turns to GMIS 2021. This year’s Summit will take place in parallel to Dubai EXPO 2020 (previously postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic) under the theme of “Rewiring Societies: Repurposing Digitalization for Prosperity” from 22-27 November in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • Standards for Sustainability: UNIDO’s contribution
    Standards for Sustainability: UNIDO’s contribution

    Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) can be a powerful tool to build more sustainable and inclusive economies and societies, and ultimately to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets. Given the increased importance of VSS in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and in helping countries achieve the SDGs, UNIDO has published a brochure on the topic titled “Standards for Sustainability”.

  • The UNIDO and the ISO are pleased to invite you to the launching event of its newest online training: MANAGING INNOVATION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES
    The UNIDO and the ISO are pleased to invite you to the launching event of its newest online training: MANAGING INNOVATION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

    The importance of innovation is reflected in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Sustainable Development Goal 9 specifically highlights the strong interrelations between industry, innovation and infrastructure, as industry is an important source of innovation, providing the technological solutions for environmentally sound development. Innovation is integral to a country’s performance as a key driver of economic transformation, and for developing countries, in particular. For most organizations, innovation is not an option—it has become key for reaching desired business sustainability within a rapidly changing world.

  • Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General
    Gerd Müller of Germany chosen as next UNIDO Director General

    The Industrial Development Board of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today recommended Gerd Müller of Germany to be the Organization’s next Director General.