VIENNA, 25 September 2017 – The Government of Italy will fund a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Lebanon designed to improve the competitiveness and value of selected authentic Lebanese products, specifically in the country’s host communities most affected by the high influx of Syrian refugees.
ERBIL, 17 July 2017 – A significant achievement was made last week as a the Swedish Academy for Training (SAT), a UNIDO-supported vocational training centre in Erbil, the capital city of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, has received the accreditation to deliver internationally recognized courses in forklift truck operations.
JUBA, 1 July 2017 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan launched a project to increase resilience and self-help capacities of South Sudan communities. The initiative will help to restore livelihoods through small-scale business development.
Working Together to Lay Economic Foundations
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has successfully implemented a variety of post-crisis, livelihoods revitalization, and technical assistance initiatives across the globe.
These projects have helped to diversify local economies, train the labour force, and in turn increase the resilience of communities, vulnerable groups, households, and individuals.
VIENNA, 17 May 2017 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Government of Japan have agreed to launch two projects in Iraq to lift the burden on the local communities affected by the influx of people who have had to flee their homes because of continuing violence and insecurity.
The projects respond to the United Nations Secretary-General’s appeal for more help to the people who have “suffered enormously and go on suffering”.