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First Coordination Meeting for the Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab Region



The “Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in Rural Areas of the Arab Region”, led by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (...

Enhancing Integrated National Development Planning in the Arab Region: 1st Regional Meeting of Focal Points






The objectives of the meeting include:
  • Discuss current national development planning approaches in the Arab region...
Oil Price Dynamics and Energy Transitions in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic Implications and Structural Reforms



1st MENA Energy Economics Conference : “Oil price dynamics and energy transitions in the Middle East and North Africa: Economic implications and structural reforms".
 

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Persons with Disabilities Living in Institutions in Arab Countries



Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) recognizes the right of persons with disabilities to live independently in societies and be included in their...

Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on Improving Disability Statistics in the Sustainable Development Goals



The key objective is to implement standard methods to produce, analyze and communicate better data for enhanced SDGs monitoring and reporting, and share national and regional experiences and...

Step by Step towards Costing Violence Against Women in the Arab Region



ESCWA Centre for Women and the United Nations Population Fund Arab States Regional Office (ASRO) are organizing an expert group meeting titled “Step by Step towards Costing Violence Against...

Expert Group Meeting on Gender Intersectionality in the Arab Region






On 25-26 July 2018, ESCWA Centre for Women organized an Expert Group Meeting on Gender Intersectionality in the Arab Region, to initiate...
Frontier Technologies, the 2030 Agenda and the Arab Region: Implications for Employment and Youth Empowerment





Technological innovations and today’s frontier technologies cause lasting change to our lives, particularly in terms of economic and social development.  While...
Financing the 2030 Agenda: High-Level Dialogue on Domestic Resource Mobilization





The new global financing framework marks a clear departure from the business-as-usual approach that had governed financing for development issues. It broadens the...
Symposium on Women and Water Security for Peacebuilding in the Arab Region



The symposium is organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for...

Corridors for Vital Connectivity in the Arab Region



This Regional Consultation on meeting “Corridors for Vital Connectivity in the Arab Region” is an opportunity for dialogue between experts from...

Regional Meeting of Civil Society on Sustainable Development in the Arab Region





The 2030...

Implementing Agenda 2030: Economic Governance and National Development Planning in the Arab Region





In the Arab region addressing the need for sustainable economic growth, employment creation, financial stability and sound public finances in the region...
Arab Preparatory Meeting on Environmental and Natural Resources Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



This year, the environmental component is strongly expressed across the theme and goals of the 2018 HLPF. This is of particular importance to the Arab region due to the pressing...

Third Consultative Meeting on Food Security Assessment and Monitoring in the Arab Region



Within the context of the project on “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region”, particularly component four on “Enhancing the...

Arab Preparatory Meeting on Water Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



The League of Arab States, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (...

Arab Preparatory Meeting on Energy related Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



ESCWA is convening an Arab preparatory meeting, in collaboration with the League of Arab States (LAS) to discuss major issues related to energy and progress on Sustainable...

Constitution and Elections in Syria



As part of NAFS’ commitment to produce key inputs for peace negotiations through technical political dialogue, NAFS prepared two studies: Constitutional Options...

Second Consultative Meeting on Food Security Assessment and Monitoring in the Arab Region



Among its many objectives, the project on “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region” aims at the development of an institutionalized...

Arab Regional Challenges Associated with Conflict and the 2030 Development Agenda



The EGM will be dedicated to address existing conflict dynamics in the Arab region, its spillover effects and the long-term ramifications of conflict on development outcomes, including the...

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