Launch of forthcoming publication titled “Smart Quality Infrastructure for Sustainability”

UNIDO is pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of its publication titled “Smart Quality Infrastructure for Sustainability”. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of quality infrastructure (QI) along the industrial transformation, all the way up to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This transformation has…

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New Accreditation Service for Reference Materials Producers in Colombia

After 17 months of joint work between the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and the country project of the Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP) implemented by UNIDO, the National Accreditation Body of Colombia – ONAC presented its new accreditation scheme for reference materials producers according to ISO 17034:2016…

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UNIDO and Switzerland renew commitment to promoting quality and standards

UNIDO and Switzerland, through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), today signed the second phase of the Global Quality and Standards Programme (GQSP), a CHF 14 million (approximately US$14.5 million)  programme extension to consolidate and scale up joint work initiated in 2017. The programme is based on UNIDO´s innovative and…

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WTO Public Forum 2022 - "Towards a sustainable and inclusive recovery: ambition to action"

This year's Public Forum will look at how trade can contribute to post-pandemic economic recovery. The Forum will examine, in particular, how trade…

The LKDF Forum 2022 - Skills for Resilience

The LKDF Forum 2022 will convene virtually on 19 and 20 October 2022 under the theme “Skills for Resilience: Are We Ready for a Skills Revolution?”.…

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