| 4 March 2024, Monday |

Boujikian, Kalenzi discuss stages of UNIDO programs’ implementation

Minister of Industry, George Boujikian, on Monday held a work meeting with United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) representative, Emmanuel Kalenzi.

Talks reportedly focused on the programs implemented between Lebanon’s Ministry of Industry and UNIDO for the benefit of the industrial sector in various regions. It also discussed the mechanisms followed and the stages of implementation according to the specified time.

It is to note that the aforementioned programs seek to promote job creation and creativity in the agro-industrial sector in Lebanon, technology transfer and skills training, creating sustainable livelihoods for communities affected by the influx of refugees in North Lebanon, improving employment opportunities in the furniture industry, ensure postgraduate programs with Saint Joseph University and a production sector development program, transform the private sector to a green economy, strengthen women’s economic capabilities in sustainable industrial programmes, reduce energy use, and rely on alternative energy sources.


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