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May-22-2020

UNIDO supports SME recovery in Mozambique during COVID-19 crisis

A high-level meeting with industrial associations in Mozambique was held on 12 May to discuss the economic impacts of COVID-19 crisis in the business…
May-21-2020

UNIDO at Hannover Messe – five years of a successful partnership

UNIDO celebrates five years of a very successful partnership with the Hannover Messe and has launched a new brochure to highlight the aspects of this…
May-20-2020

UNIDO celebrates World Metrology Day 2020

On the occasion of World Metrology Day, marked on 20 May, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has published insights on…
May-20-2020

Strengthening the resilience of Food Systems: the role of Short Food Supply Chains

The new UNIDO publication titled “Short Food Supply Chains for promoting Local Food on Local Markets” gives an insight over the main typologies of…
May-19-2020

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Bridging the Standardisation Gap

On May 15, UNIDO, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the European Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for…
May-18-2020

COVID-19 in Kenya: UNIDO raises awareness about food safety

UNIDO’s ‘Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)’, a European Union-funded initiative, has launched a food safety awareness campaign to sensitize…
May-15-2020

UNIDO works with Japan to increase investments in Africa

Last year was marked by growing Japanese private sector involvement in Africa, in particular at the Seventh Tokyo International…
May-13-2020

Recordings from UNIDO’s Special Webinar Series now available

UNIDO’s special webinar series on Quality and Standards in the Fight against COVID-19 successfully concluded its first five events, where nine…
May-13-2020

UNIDO to play a key role in harmonizing standards in response to COVID-19 across West Africa

As part of its contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Africa Competitiveness and Quality Infrastructure Project (WACQIP)…
May-11-2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on e-commerce and its interplay with cybersecurity and privacy in the digital space

On 1 May 2020, webinar on the  “Value of Cyber Security and Privacy in Digital and E-commerce Space” was organized by UNIDO and the Consumer Unity…
May-08-2020

UNIDO and GMIS unveil Fourth Industrial Revolution in Mexico

Last October, UNIDO collaborated with counterparts from the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) Organising Committee to convene…
May-07-2020

UNIDO supports the Colombian automotive industry in restarting production following the COVID-19 lockdown

On 24 March 2020, the Colombian Government ordered the temporary closure of non-essential companies, which included also many automotive parts…