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UNIDO - Women in Liberia
Empowering women is empowering humanity.
Port of Antwerp
What are the challenges that the SDGs will address in the next 15 years?
  • Antwerp
  • 16 April 2015

Mobilizing the private sector to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

BRUSSELS, 4 November 2015 – The importance of mobilizing the private sector for achieving the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was highlighted at a Brussels conference today.

Published on 04/11/2015

UNIDO and the EU launch new report on joint cooperation

A new report on the cooperation between UNIDO and the EU from was launched today in Vienna. The cooperation covers more than 100 countries in areas such as: vocational training, energy efficiency and quality infrastructure and agribusiness.

Published on 30/11/2015

Huda Janahi
Huda Janahi is one of the most influential women in the Arab world according to Forbes and and is hailed as a model for women entrepreneurs
Woman spreading feed on a shrimp farm in Khulna. Photo credit: Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit
Women working in shrimp factories in Bangladesh earn on average 46US$ per month, which is only 60% of the salary of a male worker
Worker in emergency tank
In a former Soviet town, a secret chemical factory sat abandoned for more than a decade with hundreds of drums of leaking toxic chemicals
Delicious Montenegro is the brand developed by UNIDO for the cluster development project in Montenegro
SMEs are key to the development of a competitive private sector.
Building quality infrastructure in West Africa | UNIDO
Compliance with international trade rules and technical regulations has become increasingly difficult for producers and local enterprises fr
  • Bruxelles
  • 25 June 2015
Babie Anthony, soap maker, weaver and gara tie-dyer
Babie Anthony, Theresa Jackah and Jeneba Gobeh have something in common: they all received a training that changed their lives
World Forum for Ethics in Business
The World Forum for Ethics in Business' next conference will be held on 20th November 2015 at the European Parliament in Brussels.
  • Bruxelles
  • 20 November 2015
At first, they did not really know what they could do as an entrepreneurial activity. Today they have a successful business.
Felicidade, a 16-year-old entrepreneurship student in the province of Zambezia, Mozambique
An UNIDO project fostering youth entrepreneurship that reached out to more than 416,000 students.
Dr. Shazia Naz
Helping integrate Pakistan into the global market through quality production, enhanced export trade and sustainable economic development
Untreated effluents from tanneries in Hazaribagh
Bangladeshi tanneries have been often reported in the news for alarming pollution and deplorable social and working conditions.