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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...

Innovation and Technology for Achieving the 2030 Development Agenda






The main objective of this event was to discuss innovation models and emerging and disruptive technologies that can aid in the...
First Meeting of Arab-GAP Stakeholdes for Jordan



This meeting falls under component 3 of the project “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region”....

First Meeting for Arab-GAP Stakeholder for Lebanon



This meeting falls under component 3 of the project “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region”. Among its many objectives, the...

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





The 2030...

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...

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...

Preparatory Meeting on the Regional Environmental Issues and Priorities for AFSD



In April 2016, ESCWA in partnership with UN Environment, and the (League of Arab States) LAS secretariat  (as JCEDAR’s Technical Secretariat) organized the “Preparatory Meeting for the...

Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd United Nations Environment Assembly



ESCWA in partnership with the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment and UNEP organized the Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on...

First 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...

First Consultation Meeting on Component I of the Food and Water Security Project: Criteria for Selecting Geographical Coverage of the Project





Within the context of its Project on Promoting Food and Water...

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...

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...

Consultative Meeting on the Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda in the Arab Region



Cooperation between ESCWA, UN Environment, and the League of Arab States has led to the development of a draft “Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension...

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...

The Third Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) convened the third Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting (IAEGM) on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the...
InterAgency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Countries, 4th meeting



Objectives and Expected Accomplishments

The meeting is expected to accomplish the following:

a) Improved coordination and cooperation to produce relevant...

Green Technology Investments and Access to Sustainable Financing in the Arab Region





ESCWA Technology Center (ETC) and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in cooperation with the National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) in...
Investment, Research, Development and Innovation in the Sector of ICT Sector



An expert group meeting on Investment, Research, Development and Innovation in the Sector of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) was held in Hammamet, from 7 to 8 May 2013. It was...

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