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Updated On: Tuesday, 23 January 2018

UNIDO continues to explore sustainable energy solutions in CIS countries

Content by: UN Industrial Development Organization

VIENNA, 23 November 2017 – The First Regional Conference on Sustainable Industrial Development: “Promoting Sustainable Energy Solutions and Clean Technologies in CIS Countries” continues into its second day today.

Among a variety of topics, the conference participants debated the best international and regional practices for leveraging public-private partnerships for the development and increased uptake of sustainable energy solutions and clean technologies, as well as other financing mechanisms for sustainable energy projects. Putting theory into practice, in the afternoon best-case examples of advanced cleaner technologies and successful applications of sustainable energy solutions were showcased at a dedicated inter-regional EXPO.

At the opening of the EXPO, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), LI Yong highlighted UNIDO’s readiness to harness its knowledge, expertise and multi-stakeholder networks to proliferate green industry strategies and technologies in the CIS region and beyond.

The EXPO is a joint venture held on the sidelines of the First Regional Conference on Sustainable Industrial Development in CIS Countries and the 7th edition of the UNIDO LDC Ministerial Conference.

For more information, please contact:

Solomiya Omelyan

Programme Officer

UNIDO Regional Division - Europe and Central Asia



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