The adoption of the Abu Dhabi Declaration at the eighteenth session of the UNIDO General Conference in November was a highlight of 2019 and a milestone for the Organization. The Lima Declaration of 2013 renewed the mandate of UNIDO, defined inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID), and laid the foundation for Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9). The Abu Dhabi Declaration reiterates the clear mandate of the Organization and gives guidance for the way forward into the last decade of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Member States highlighted the role of UNIDO, among others, as a platform for private sector cooperation and in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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