About Us:

General Information about host institution and UNIDO (Environmental Branch):

1Natural Resources and Environment Institute (NREI) belong to MoNRE, Role and responsibility of NREI was established in mid-2012 to analyse of water quality, air quality, noise/vibration, and the level of toxic substances, to provide consultation and services to the government and entreprises, and to undertake studies related to environnmental economics and best available or environmental friendly technology. With respect to air and noise quality including vibration NREI is expected to play a key role in collection, compilation, survey, research and assessment of base line information throughout the country, the development of standards on data and technologies for air quality management, as well as provision of proposals and advice for air, vibration and noise quality  management planning.

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.

The mission of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), as described in the Lima Declaration adopted at the fifteenth session of the UNIDO General Conference in 2013, is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in developing countries and economies in transition.

The relevance of ISID as an integrated approach to all three pillars of sustainable development is recognized by the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will frame United Nations and country efforts towards sustainable development in the next fifteen years. UNIDO’s mandate is fully recognized in SDG-9, which calls to “Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation”. The relevance of ISID, however, applies in greater or lesser extent to all SDGs.


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