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    17 October 2016

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    UNIDO Director General to hold press briefing on during One-Belt-One-Road event

    VIENNA, 17 October (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) - LI Yong, the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), will hold a press briefing on Thursday, 20 October, during the One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) event being held at the Vienna International Centre.

    OBOR, which is taking place from 17-21 October, was designed in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

    The "One-Belt-One-Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Exhibition and Dialogue" will bring together over 400 participants, including representatives of different city governments, the private sector and development agencies, as well as of academia. Representatives of 46 cities from nearly 25 countries are participating in the event, including Brussels, Chengdu, Jakarta, London, Moscow, New York, Seoul, Venice and Vienna.

    Journalists are invited to attend the press briefing at 12:50 in Building C, Room C0417 of the Vienna International Centre (opposite Boardroom D).

    You can find more information about the event and the OBOR Initiative here .

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    For more information, please contact:

    Weixi Gong
    Senior Coordinator, UNIDO South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation
    Telephone.: (+43 1) 26026 3381
    Email: w.gong[at]