Presentation of the 2016 UNIDO Industrial Development Report, 2 December 2015


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

on Wednesday, December 2, 6:30 pm
at the OeEB (Austrian Development Bank), „Reitersaal“, Strauchgasse 3, 1010 Vienna

After opening remarks by Andrea Hagmann, member of the executive board of the 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 - the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation
  • 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.

As space at the „Reitersaal“ is limited to a maximum of 110 persons, we ask you to register , 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.


23.11.2015