The Sahara Wind project presented at the UNIDO 12th General Conference during the UNIDO-ICHET side event on December 6, 2007.
All Member States meet every two years at the General Conference, the superior legislative organ of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization UNIDO, which approves the budget and work programme and provides guidance on key substantive issues.
Twelfth Session of the UNIDO General Conference took place from 3 to 7 December 2007 in the Austria Center Vienna with the overall theme "Industrial Development in a Changing Global Landscape". The Conference brought together some 1000 participants, including Heads of State and Government, Ministers and other high-level government officials and senior representatives of other United Nations organizations. An important feature will be a high-level moderated Forum on the three thematic priorities of UNIDO: Poverty reduction, Trade Capacity-Building, Energy and Environment