UNIDO Director General Dr Kandeh Yumkella
Kandeh K. Yumkella of Sierra Leone has been reappointed for a second term as the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) during the Organization's General Conference, Thirteenth Session.
The event in Vienna, held in the first week of December was attended by Heads of State and Government, including the President of Iceland, the Prime Ministers of Kenya, Lesotho and Tanzania, and other high-ranking officials from around the world. Senior representatives of international organizations also took part.
This year's General Conference had a thematic focus on "green industries" and the opportunities they offer for developing countries in the current economic situation.