UNIDO and Germany agree to open an Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Bonn

VIENNA, November 21 th 2016 – German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Gerd Müller and the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization ...

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With ‘Silicon Valley’ model, UNICEF invests in tech start-ups working to improve children’s lives

November 15 th 2016 – Using a venture capital approach – investing in companies with short track records but long-term growth possibilities – the United Nations Children’s Fund announced today...

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Chile, Swaziland ratify Trade Facilitation Agreement

November 21 th 2016 – Chile and Swaziland have ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Their submission of the instruments of acceptance to the WTO on 21 November means that nearly 90 ...

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WUSME PRESS RELEASE: FIRST MEETING THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE BOARD

REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO, November 7 th, 2016 On Monday, November 7th 2016, the new Special Committee for the operational and proactive management of the Association held its first meeting in the WUSME ...

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First bike-sharing scheme in Morocco launched in time for COP22

MARRAKECH, November 7 th 2016 – The Government of Morocco, in close cooperation with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), launche...

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How SMEs can get in on the 3D printing revolution

The dawn of affordable 3D printing is set to completely upturn the way we do business. The ability to use additive layer manufacturing to create new, more efficient and more affordable items no longer...

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Government procurement – a path to SME growth?

In many countries Government is the biggest procurer of goods and services, which makes them an attractive client for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) seeking to get a leg up in business. Rec...

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“Small is the New Big” – Malaysian SMEs Help Energize, Drive Economy

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) form the backbone of Malaysia’s economy. Ninety-seven percent of business establishments in Malaysia are SMEs. These businesses account for 65% o...

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The world’s 10 most gender-equal countries

If current trends continue, a baby girl born today will only see the gender gap in health, education, economic opportunity and politics completely close around the world if she lives to 83. That’s t...

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WUSME at the UNITED NATIONS in NEW YORK

NEW YORK, Settember 23th 2016 On invitation of UN ECOSOC, WUSME attended the UN Development Group UNDG Side Event during the UN General Assembly on 23 September 2016. WUSME Representative Alan Lund (p...

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