25 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 / Vienna, Austria

 2nd BRI Event 


26 to 28 September 2017
Vienna International Centre
Vienna, Austri

The 2nd BRI Event, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC), is a large-scale intervention aimed at advancing the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

UNIDO and FCSSC WELCOME participants from the public and private sectors, including municipal representatives, development finance institutions, domestic and international enterprises, international organizations, industry association, and experts from academia. 

Event Documents

Request an Invitation Letter 

(only for Visa Purpose)


Depending upon the country of origin, participants may be required to secure a visa or travel permit to enter Austria. All attendees are requested to make their own arrangements for entry visas or travel permits, ensuring that they also have the proper documentation for travelling through other countries en route to Vienna. UNIDO may issue, upon request, a formal invitation to expedite the application process. Neither UNIDO nor the UN have visa-issuing status and are therefore not liable for any legal or political ramifications due to unauthorized travel and entry.
This application is just for visa purpose. For event registration, please click here.


本申请只供签证协助使用,会议正式注册请点击页面右上角 REGISTER NOW

Nominations are Open for...

We invite all cities and interested organizations to register or offer their support for the following:

(The following registration links are for specific event activities. For general participants interested in attending the 2nd BRI Event as a whole, please click “Register Now” on the top right-hand side of this webpage.)


参加第二届一带一路会议,请点击本页面右上方“Register Now”。


 Organize an exhibition booth showcasing your city or organization's various initiatives in the area of inclusive and sustainable urban-industrial development.  


Cultural Performance

Display your city, organization or club's artistic skill by organizing a cultural performance to be held during the lunch break each day in the exhibition space of the Vienna International Centre. 

City Service Network

Become a focal point of the "Belt and Road Inclusive and Sustainable City Service Network". Simply fill out the attached form and return it via     e-mail to Mr. Weixi Gong               at obor@unido.org.                      

Matchmaking Milestones

How to Conduct a Successful Matchmaking Session


Online Registration 

Step 2

Profile Promotion

  • Log in and complete your personal and organizational profiles.
  • If you are an organization, fill out the portfolio profile shared with you via e-mail.

Step 3

Scheduling Meetings

  • Log in and send meeting requests by visiting other participants’ profiles through the website/application.
  • Select an available time slot and meeting room.

Opportunities for Participants

High-Level Policy Dialogue

Opportunity to learn from the recommendations from urban experts and distinguished panelists

Urban-Industrial Solutions and Business Opportunities

Opportunities to explore potential solutions in the area of urban-industrial development and to harness the potential of partnerships


Opportunity to improve visibility and international recognition through the exhibition


Opportunity to overcome the urban financing gap through access to private sectors, financial institutions, as well as international development agencies

Study Tours

Opportunities to experience and learn from innovative solutions for sustainable urban-industrial development

Inquiries and Correspondence

Mr. GONG Weixi
Senior Coordinator for South-South and Triangular Industrial Cooperation

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Ms. ZHAO Susan
Director, International Cooperation

Finance Center for South-South Cooperation



Activity-Level Partners



Venue & Location

UNIDO Headquarters‎:

Vienna International Centre

Wagramer Str. 5

1400 Wien Austria