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Expert Group Meeting on Groundwater Abstraction Guidelines



ESCWA is organizing an Expert Group Meeting to review draft groundwater abstraction guidelines that have been prepared by based on an extensive review of available experiences and regulations...

Expert meeting to review Action plan of the 2019 Cairo Declaration for agriculture and water sectors



In response to the recommendations of the Second High-Level Joint Committee for water and agriculture that was held on 19 October 2020, the Technical Secretariat of the Joint Arab Ministerial...

2nd Joint ESCWA-UNCTAD-OECD Competition Forum for the Arab Region





In 2019, ESCWA, UNCTAD, and the OECD signed a letter of understanding to combine their expertise in order to better support key actors across the...
Index Simulator for Policymakers in the Arab Region (ISPAR)





In the aim of supporting member states in enhancing economic planning to achieve stated goals, and based on a number of requests received from member states...
Regional Expert Meeting on National Digital Development Reviews 2.0 – Enhanced Methodology and Updated Guiding Template



Within the framework of the project on advancing digital cooperation and development Arab States Action Programme, ESCWA is organizing the Second Regional Expert Meeting on “National...

Virtual Expert Group Meeting on: The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Work in Arab countries





ESCWA is conducting an Expert Group Meeting on the Future of Work in Arab countries. The aim of this virtual meeting is to discuss with regional and international...
Expert Group Meeting: Methodological Tools for Evaluating Poverty and Inequality Reduction Policies





The expert group meeting on methodological tools for evaluating poverty and inequality reduction policies was organized by the Economic and Social Commission for...
Technology and innovation for land transport development in the Arab region





The transport sector has always benefited from progress in technology and the field's current exponential growth is no exception with a greatly unknown potential...
Regional Expert Meeting on "National Digital Development Reviews - Review of Methodology and Guiding Template"



Within the framework of the project on advancing digital cooperation and development Arab States Action Programme, ESCWA is organizing the Regional Expert Meeting on “National Digital...

Mashreq Waters Knowledge Series: Workshop on Economic Implications of Climate Change and Water Scarcity in the Mashreq Region



Within the framework of the Mashreq Knowledge Initiative, ESCWA is organizing with the support of the World Bank a workshop on Economic Implications of Climate Change and Water...

Expert group meeting on women’s economic empowerment in the Arab region



The Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development Cluster of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in partnership with the International Labour Organization, held a...

Second virtual meeting of the Expert Group on Social Protection Reform



Social protection, including social insurance, basic health services and social assistance is a human right for every member of society....

Resource Efficiency in the Arab Region: Monitoring Progress of SDG 12 and Building Back Better from COVID-19



The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and the League of Arab States (LAS) are...

Third Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Demographic and Social Statistics for Arab Countries





The UN-ESCWA Statistical Committee at its eleventh session, Amman, 4-5 February 2015 agreed on the forming of an advisory group social statistics. The main goal of...
Consumer protection in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic: Focus on digitalization





The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) and The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) are...
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...

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