united nations industrial development organization

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united nations industrial development organization

international UN development agency, based in Vienna, that was established by the General Assembly on January 1, 1967. UNIDO's governing body, the General Conference, meets every two years and determines policy and approves the budget. It also elects the director-general and the Industrial Development Board, which is composed of representatives from 53 member states; the board reviews the various programs and makes recommendations on policy matters

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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