United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Founding Year: 1966

Staff: 670

Budget: $139 m

Li Yong (Director-General)

Is a UN specialized agency working to “promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.” To reach this goal, the states “regularly discuss and decide UNIDO’s guiding principles and policies in the sessions of the policymaking organs.” The organisation’s mandate is fully recognized in SDG-9, which calls for “building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation.”

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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