KM at UNIDO
Programme Management Officer
Why UNIDO was established
• Many developing countries gained
independence, national authorities
regained legitimate control over domestic
resources, chartered a new course of
• Global political uncertainty - the world
divided by the Cold War.
• Growing reliance on local assets;
manufacturing seen as a key vehicle of
• Transformation of minerals and
agricultural crops creates value, generates
employment, foreign exchange, supplies
local markets with consumer goods.
• A dedicated UN Agency – a neutral access
to industrial partnership, for access to
markets, technology and know-how.
Partner for Prosperity
UNIDO’s mission is to reduce poverty through
sustainable industrial development.
We want every country to have the opportunity to
grow a flourishing productive sector, to increase
their participation in international trade, and to
safeguard their environment.
Three thematic priorities
Poverty reduction through
Energy and Environment
Two core functions:
• Normative services: UNIDO generates and
disseminates knowledge related to industry and
provides a platform to enhance cooperation,
establish dialogue and develop partnerships
• Technical cooperation: UNIDO
programmes to support its clients. It also offers
tailor-made specialized programme development
(experience gained in the technical cooperation is shared with policy
makers; UNIDO's analytical work helps define priorities)
Growth with Quality
Growth with Quality means that we continuously improve and grow all
our services, which are multidisciplinary and positively transform policies
and institutions worldwide.
We offer solutions:
We are flexible:
We expand our services:
We ensure effectiveness:
Bring global expertise and experience to address
complex development challenges through
integrated and high-impact services.
Differentiate and adapt our approaches and
methodologies according to the needs of countries
at different stages of development.
Widen our geographic scope and increase our
delivery volume to serve more countries and
Measure the impact that our services have on
development in order to ensure the best possible
Delivering as One
Delivering as One means that we are united in purpose and actions.
We build our people.
We serve our stakeholders.
We lead by example.
We manage efficiently.