Women entrepreneurs need opportunities, not handouts

When it comes to growing their businesses, women entrepreneurs are looking for opportunities, not “waiting for handouts,” according to an official with the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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Bahrain forum promotes entrepreneurship for SDGs

Bahrain is taking the lead in promoting entrepreneurship as a means to achieve global peace, prosperity and economic empowerment.

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Entrepreneurship and innovation “strong engines” for growth

Hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the world are gathering in Bahrain to take part in a UN-led forum on innovation and growth.

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Unique entrepreneur investment forum will boost SDGs: UNIDO

The world’s only forum for investing in entrepreneurship for the sake of making the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality, g

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First ever Cuban music industry strategy will add jobs, share heritage

The cultural heritage of Cuba’s vibrant music industry has enormous potential to enrich the world.

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UN Gender Focus: violence against women, rural people and refugees in Turkey

UN project highlights cost of violence against women in Arab Region

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UN and Africa: focus on civilians in Central Africa, Libya and sustainable industrial development

Lord’s Resistance Army continues to cause “unspeakable suffering”

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Goodwill ambassador has high hopes for African industrialization

The world is witnessing the beginning of the African industrialization “movement,” according to the Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

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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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In Vienna, Ban underscores sustainable industrial development as key to planet’s future

Advancing inclusive and sustainable industrial development, both on its own and as part of a broader campaign to protect the planet and all people in the future, is the moral and political responsibility of all governments, the private sector and financial institutions, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today.