Time and location

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 18:30 - 20:00
OeEB (Austrian Development Bank), Reitersaal, 
Strauchgasse 3, 1010 Vienna


Opening remarks:
Andrea Hagmann, OeEB

Presentation of the report:
Li Yong, UNIDO Director General

Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
Martina Neuwirth, VIDC
Werner Raza, ÖFSE

Moderator: Todd Benjamin, CNN

As space at the „Reitersaal“ is limited, we ask you to register your participation under oefse, and do so by November 24th at the latest. When registering, UNIDO staff members and participants at the UNIDO General Conference should add an indication of their function next to their names.

2016 UNIDO Industrial Development Report

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© iStock/JerryB7


UNIDO, ÖFSE, OeEB, VIDC and SID wish to invite you to the presentation of the 2016 UNIDO Industrial Development Report.

After opening remarks by Andrea Hagmann, member of the executive board of the Austrian Development Bank (OeEB), the 2016 Industrial Development Report will be presented by Li Yong, UNIDO Director General.

The report – the UNIDO flagship publication – deals with "The Role of Technology and Innovation in Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development".

Comments on the report will come from a panel composed by:

Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, head of the section for development cooperation at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs; Martina Neuwirth, expert for development economics at the VIDC; and Werner Raza, director of ÖFSE – the Austrian Foundation for Development Research.

Discussions among the panelists and with the audience will be moderated by the CNN journalist Todd Benjamin.

Snacks and drinks will be offered after the event.