industrial development

Swift rebound for world trade still possible through joint action to thwart coronavirus

Global trade in goods could fall by as much as a third this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but a swift rebound in 2021 is possible if the world’s economic policymakers – working together – act immediately, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Wednesday. 

Industry is key to climate change fight, says UN industrial development chief

The UN Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, works towards poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability, and that mandate is crucial to the battle against global warming.

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African industrialization will help erase poverty, transform economies

Urban demand could be “a lever” for industrialization across Africa.

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Drop in UN civilian casualty numbers

Casualties among UN civilian staff have fallen to their lowest levels in five years.

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Sustainable industrialization “key driver” of Agenda 2030

Industrial development, which is both sustainable and inclusive, will be crucial for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Africa must ‘open the door’ to sustainable industrial development – UN official

The head of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has stressed that the agency’s strong focus on inclusive and sustainable industrialization can help bolster the continent’s efforts to achieve long-term growth and development.

Astronaut chosen as Goodwill Ambassador for UN industrial development body

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) announced today that it has appointed Marcos Pontes, the first Brazilian astronaut to go into space, as a Goodwill Ambassador.

New UN-Korean partnership aims to boost transfer of ‘green’ technologies

The United Nations today announced a new partnership with the Republic of Korea’s international development agency to facilitate the transfer of environmentally sound technologies to help Cambodia tackle pollution.

Energy and environment underpin UN industrial arm’s cooperation with Azerbaijan

Issues surrounding energy and the environment continue to be a priority area for collaboration between Azerbaijan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the body’s head stressed today.

Industrial development offers hope for world’s poorest ‘bottom billion,’ says UN

Sustainable industrial development offers a ray of hope for lifting the world’s “bottom billion” – those that live on less than $1 a day – out of poverty, according to a new report released today by the United Nations.