A Sting Exclusive: “Seize the opportunity offered by Africa’s continental free trade area”, written by the Director General of UNIDO

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Li Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the distinguished writer. Since the turn of the millennium, Africa […]

UNIDO promotes post-harvest excellence for mangoes in the Mekong River Delta of Viet Nam

This article is brought to you in association with UNIDO. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the People’s Committee of the Dong Thap province invited over 120 high-level participants from the public and private sector to discuss opportunities to strengthen the mango value chain, […]

Good Governance in developing modern quality infrastructure systems

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) organized a panel discussion on “Good Governance in developing modern quality infrastructure systems” during the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which […]

The Government of China and UNIDO partner to develop technical guidelines for standards of small hydropower development

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Small hydropower (SHP) is increasingly recognized as an important renewable energy solution to the challenge of electrifying remote rural areas. However, while China and most countries in Europe and North and South America have high rates of installed capacity, the potential of SHP in […]