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Arab Business Environment Legislative Framework





Within the framework of ESCWA’s Development Account (DA) project “Towards the Arab Horizon 2030: Enhancing Integrated National Development Planning in the Arab...
Leveraging Public Governance & Exploring Innovative Solutions to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Arab Region: Structural challenges, gaps, weaknesses and resilience



The Webinar Series for the Arab Region will consist of two Webinars, with one Webinar on “Structural challenges, gaps, weaknesses and resilience” and the second webinar on “Building better...

Expert Group Meetings to discuss the Situation Analysis of Women and Girls in the Middle East





ESCWA, UNICEF and other partner organisations organised a series of virtual Expert Group Meetings (EGM) to discuss initial findings of a Situation Analysis of...
First Dialogue Session: Economic Pillar





The Libya Socioeconomic Dialogue Project is managed and implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), thanks to a...
Taskforce Meeting: “Final results of the mapping of the energy situation of the building sector in Jordan & periodic survey methodology on energy consumption patterns in the sector” {Postponed}



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing, in cooperation with the EU Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance (EU REEEII-TA), and in...

Supporting the Monitoring and Implementation of the SDGs in the Arab region: Transboundary water cooperation SDG 6 Indicator 6.5.2



The workshop is jointly organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), ESCWA and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (...

Towards a Regional Monitoring Framework for Enhancing Institutional Effectiveness, Advancing Inclusiveness, Ending Violence and Strengthening Anti-Corruption



The meeting is a first among a series of meetings designed to articulate a relevant and technically-feasible monitoring framework that will...

Expert Group Meeting on Multidimensional Poverty in Arab Countries




The expert group meeting aimed to present the findings of the revised Arab Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) and the different sensitivity analysis scenarios in an attempt to...

Review recurrent and non-recurrent publications on regional integration and trade reforms



The Expert Group Meeting is organized by ESCWA in cooperation with UNCTAD. The participants included high-level economists and experts from Arab universities and think tanks and representatives...

Regional Meeting on Promoting Food and Water Security in the Arab Region



ESCWA has implemented since 2015 an initiative on promoting food and water security in the Arab region with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (...

Public Private Partnerships for ports





ESCWA is organizing an EGM on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for ports on 23-24 Nov 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

The main objective of this EGM is to...

Mainstreaming Climate Action into National Development Planning in the Arab Region





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Focus Group Discussions on Artificial Intelligence Strategy for Lebanon





The United Nations is engaged in enhancing the use of new technologies for sustainable development. In September 2018, the United Nations Secretary-General...
The 2nd Meeting of the Group of Experts on Fossil Fuels (GEFF)





In order to help member States to formulate sustainable energy...
Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Science/Technology Parks for Sustainable Development





Encouraging entrepreneurship is considered an effective opportunity to address unemployment, economic empowerment and...
The Living conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory and development under occupation: Determinants, effects, and coping and resilience strategies



The objectives of the meeting include the following: 

  1. Widening the scope for analyzing Israeli policies and practices by Israel since the onset of the...
Expert Group Meeting on Evaluation of Population Census Data in the Arab Countries



The expert group meeting aims to discuss the quality of census data through the introduction and discussion of several studies and papers on the assessment and evaluation of census data in...

Enhancing Integrated National Development Planning in the Arab Region: 2nd Regional Meeting of Focal Points





This meeting brings together the national focal points of the Development Account project “Towards the Arab Horizon 2030: Enhancing Integrated National...
SME Digital Enabling Portal for the Arab Region (DEPAR)





ESCWA organized a consultative meeting on SME Digital Enabling Portal in the Arab region (DEPAR) to identify the main content and functionalities of the portal....
Expert Group Meeting to discuss the "Regional Report on Progress in the Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in the Arab Region Twenty-Five Years Later"





ESCWA, in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women...

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