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Dec-18-2018

Germany partners with UNIDO to boost women empowerment in green industry; strengthen trade capacity building

VIENNA, 27 November 2017 – On the margins of 46th session of the Industrial Development Board (IDB), LI Yong, Director General of the United Nations…
Dec-13-2018

West Africa strengthens its consumer protection mechanism thanks to the support from the West Africa Quality System Programme

The French Accreditation Body (COFRAC) has just awarded two laboratories in Senegal attestations that extend their scope of accreditation to the…
Dec-11-2018

Malawi: Market access and trade capacity-building support for agro-industrial products (MATCB) project

Trade is an engine for growth that may lift many Malawians out of poverty. Currently, Malawi is unable to significantly penetrate foreign markets due…
Dec-06-2018

NQIP held Nigerian first GLOBALG.A.P Farm Assurers Training for Setting up GLOBALG.A.P Certification Bodies

The National Quality Infrastructure Project for Nigeria (NQIP) with overall objective to support the enhancement of the national quality…
Nov-29-2018

Promoting Regional Value Chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation, industrialization and pharmaceutical production

This year’s Africa Industrialization Day focused on the important role that the pharmaceutical industry in Africa can play in assuring a reliable and…
Nov-27-2018

UNIDO, ECOWAS deepen cooperation during visits to Vienna and Brussels

VIENNA/BRUSSELS, 9 November 2018 – A delegation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) led by Mamadou Traoré, ECOWAS Commissioner…
Nov-26-2018

UNIDO and Switzerland launch Global Quality and Standards Programme project in Peru

LIMA, 26 November 2018 – Peru’s Ministry of Production (Produce), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Switzerland…
Nov-22-2018

Bali Conference discusses unlocking Industry 4.0 for Asia and the Pacific countries

BALI, November 2018 – The first Regional Conference on Industrial Development (RCID) with the theme of “Unlocking the Potential of Industry 4.0 for…
Nov-20-2018

Metrology: a key enabler for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals

PARIS, 16 November 2018 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) joined the global metrology community at the 26th General…
Nov-13-2018

Malawi Bureau of Standards obtains internationally-recognized accreditation of its testing laboratory through the SQAM Project

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has the pleasure to announce that the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) has obtained…
Nov-08-2018

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) won a WTPO award under UNIDO support

The World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO) awards of the International Trade Centre (ITC) (the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and…
Nov-08-2018

Celebrating World Quality Day in South Africa

PRETORIA, 8 November 2018 - The South African Quality Institute (SAQI) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have hosted…