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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 (Sida) and in...

Public Private Partnerships PP for ports



ESCWA is organizing an EGM on PPP for ports on 23-24 Nov 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

The main objective of this EGM is to strengthen the capacity of senior government officials...

Mainstreaming Climate Action into National Development Planning in the Arab Region





The three-day expert group meeting is jointly organized by the Islamic Development Bank and ESCWA and will be convened at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman, Jordan...
Consultative Meeting on National Artificial Intelligence Strategy in 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 policies and strategies, and upon a recommendation by the Economic and...
Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Science/Technology Parks for Sustainable Development





Encouraging entrepreneurship is considered an effective opportunity to address unemployment, economic empowerment and sustainable socio-economic development,...
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...

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), ...
Green Technology Transfer, Adaptation and Investment Required for Implementing SDG 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production





ESCWA Technology Center (ETC) in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Industrial Development and Mining (AIDMO), and Climate Technology Centre...
1st Joint ESCWA-UNCTAD-OECD Competition Forum for the Arab region



UNESCWA in partnership with the OECD and UNCTAD convenes the First Annual Meeting of the Competition Forum in the Arab region. The Forum aims to establish an...

International Migration in the Arab region



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Rethinking Cooperative Enterprises in Post-Conflict Agriculture and Integrated Rural development in Syria



The aim of the meeting is to understand the contribution of agriculture cooperatives to improved resilience, food security and social cohesion in Syria and to strategize how cooperative...

Towards Inclusive Development for Conflict Prevention: Socio-economic and Political Repercussions of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region



In light of a new wave of socioeconomic discontent in the Arab region, exemplified by the recent anti-austerity protests in Tunisia, there has been a reexamination of the relationship...

East Mediterranean Maritime Conference





ESCWA will participate in the East Mediterranean Maritime Conference that will be...

Enhancing capacity building addressing Water and Energy interlinkages for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region



In September 2015, Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 related...

Discussion of ESCWA’s forthcoming regional report on “Social Protection Reform in the Arab Region”





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Coordination meeting on Applying Nationally Adopted Good Agriculture Practices in Jordan and Lebanon



Among the many objectives of implementing the project on “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity...

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