UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Committee Description

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the UN, which is working to promote industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization, and environmental sustainability. UNIDO’s chief administrative officer is the Director General, who is elected in every four years. The organization currently has over 700 staff and it was established in 1966 and has 171 Member States. Since UNIDO is a UN specialized agency, every Member State of the UN are eligible to be a part of UNIDO.

The mission of UNIDO is described in the Lima Declaration as “to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in developing countries and economies in transition.”. Most of the countries in Latin America are developing and growing. Therefore, UNIDO’s work towards sustainable industrial development in Latin America and the Caribbean nations is essential to achieve its main mission.

Agenda

Bolstering enterpreneurship and agribussinesses in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Improving the industry standards and efficiency of the petroleum industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Implementing digital communications network in the Caribbean region in order to boost economic growth.

Chair Reports

Report 1 by Nazrin Rustamzade
Bolstering Entrepreneurship and Agribusinesses in Latin America and The Caribbean.
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Report 2 by Tuna Çoluk
Improving the industry standards and efficiency of the petroleum industry in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Report 3 by Tuna Çoluk, Nazrin Rustamzade
Implementing digital communications network in the Caribbean region in order to boost economic growth.
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