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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

The use of (“the Portal”) is governed by the terms and conditions found on this page (the “Terms of Use”). By accessing the Portal and using any content found therein, you (the “User”) acknowledge that you have fully read and understood, and agree to be bound by, these Terms of Use. By using the Portal, you consent to be bound these Terms of Use. You also acknowledge that you have fully read and understood the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (collectively, “UNIDO”, “our”, “we”, “us”) Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. 

These Terms of Use may be amended by UNIDO from time to at our sole discretion. Notice of changes may be posted on the Portal. Any change is effective immediately upon posting unless otherwise stated. 

Access to the information, documents, products and services (collectively, the "Material") contained in this website is provided as a public service by UNIDO.

Creative Commons License

All Material available in the Portal, unless otherwise stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (the “License”). Some of the most important aspects of the License are stated below; however, please refer to the License for complete information on terms and conditions

Use of Material from the Portal

Extracts from Material contained on this Portal may be freely used elsewhere provided that acknowledgement of the source is made. If the Material indicates that the information (including photos and graphics) is from a source or site external to UNIDO, permission for reuse must be sought from the originating organization. When using data, you must give appropriate credit to UNIDO by citing as described in the FAQ. When sharing or licensing work created using the Data, you agree to include the same acknowledgment requirement in any sub-licenses that you grant, along with the requirement that any further sub-licensees do the same.

No Endorsement

You may not publicly represent or imply that UNIDO is connected to, participating in, or has sponsored, approved, endorsed or granted official status to the manner or purpose of your use or reproduction of the Datasets.

No Association

You may not use any trade-mark, official mark, official emblem or logo of UNIDO, or any of its other means of promotion or publicity, without UNIDO’s prior written consent nor in any event to represent or imply an association or affiliation with UNIDO.

No Warranties and Cancellation for Non-Compliance

UNIDO reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, content on the Portal any means of accessing or utilizing the content, or the API at our sole discretion with or without prior notice to you.

Exclusion of Liability

We make every effort to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. Under no circumstances shall UNIDO be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of information from the Portal or any link to external sites, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, computer virus, interruption or delay with respect thereto. The use of the Portal is at the user’s sole risk. UNIDO reserves the right to deny, at its sole discretion, any User’s IP address access to the Portal or any portion thereof without notice. You specifically acknowledge and agree that UNIDO is not liable for any conduct of any other User. 

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of UNIDO or of any related body or entity, which are specifically reserved.


All information available from the Portal is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. UNIDO makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, suitability of the information or system availability. Neither does it warrant that use of the information is free of any claims of copyright infringement.  

UNIDO cannot and does not guarantee the authenticity of documents on the Internet. Links to non-UNIDO sites do not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility for the opinions, ideas, data, or products presented at these locations, or guarantee the validity of the information provided.  Links to non-UNIDO websites are provided solely as a pointer to information on topics that may be useful to UNIDO staff, Member States and the public.

The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of UNIDO or of the governments of UNIDO Member States and as such is not an official record. The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgement by UNIDO as to the legal status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries.

The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of UNIDO.

These Terms of Use were last updated January 20, 2022.