Wednesday, March 23, 2011

UNIDO and Korea: Green Growth

UNIDO and Korea to Jointly Promote Green Growth

WAM Vienna, March 23rd, 2011 (WAM) -- The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Knowledge Economy of the Republic of Korea agreed today to strengthen cooperation and identify joint projects and activities in the fields of green growth technology and low-carbon industrial development.
According to UN Information Service, an agreement on this was signed in Vienna today by UNIDO Director-General, Kandeh K. Yumkella, and the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Junggwan Kim.

"We agreed today, among other matters, to jointly focus on analytical work on policy advice to developing countries on green growth and low-carbon policies and strategies, technology transfer for green growth and low-carbon industrial development, renewable energy, smart grids and the clean development mechanism," said Yumkella. {continued}

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