United Nations Industrial Development Organization

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization

(UNIDO), specialized agency of the United Nations. Headquartered in Vienna, it was organized in 1966 and made a specialized UN agency in 1985. UNIDO's mission is to promote industrial progress in developing nations. It mobilizes knowledge, skills, information, and technology in order to promote employment, aid in creating competitive economies, and foster a healthy environment in those nations it assists. UNIDO works with the cooperation of 173 member states, and has 36 country and regional offices and a variety of other offices. It acts as a global forum and as a technical cooperation agency, both generating and disseminating vital knowledge and designing and implementing specific programs to help in the industrial development of its client states.
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The UNIDO ITPO- UK is based at the NWDA's headquarters in Warrington It is engaged in projects throughout the world and is currently working on specific industrial development programmes in 14countries.
One of the ways that UNIDO can make an effective contribution is in enabling UK companies to participate in programmes where it is providing governments with technical assistance on industrialisation.
Women farmers also made their voice heard by requesting UNIDO for further assistance in developing their productive and compliant capacities.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Chairman Taskforce on Energy Reforms, Nadeem Babar as chief guest on the occasion appreciated the role of UNIDO in launching and supporting renewable energy projects in the industrial sectors of Pakistan.
The participants were told that UNIDO) held this largely attended training workshop under its "Cluster Development Initiative (CDI)" Project being implemented by UNIDO and PSIC under the framework of the Punjab jobs and competitiveness programme.
Country Representative UNIDO, Nadia Aftab on the occasion, shed light on the role of UNIDO during its nearly 50 years of presence while highlighting some hallmark achievements of UNIDO assisting the sustainable development process of Industrial sector in the country.
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The Crown Prince has praised Unido's recognition of His Majesty King Hamad's global role in delivering economic empowerment for youth and women.
These remarks came during a meeting held with the regional director of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Giovanna Ceglie, on Wednesday.