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Meeting of the National Focal Points for the Project on Promoting Food and Water Security in the Arab Region



The meeting provided an opportunity to brief national focal points about the project, its objectives and components and progress to date. In addition, focal points met project partners and...

Use of Urban Observatories as a Tool for Localizing Urban and Social Policy in the ESCWA Region



The Expert Group Meeting on the Use of Urban Observatories as a Tool for Localizing Urban and Social Policy in the ESCWA Region (Beirut, 1-2 December 2009) was organized by the Economic and...

Global Financial and Economic Crisis: The Social Impact and Response in ESCWA Countries





Countries of the ESCWA region find themselves today caught up in a global financial, economic and social...
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...

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...
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,...
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...

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