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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...
Arab Regional Challenges Associated with Conflict and the 2030 Development Agenda



The EGM will be dedicated to address existing conflict dynamics in the Arab region, its spillover effects and the long-term ramifications of conflict on development outcomes, including the...

Socio-Economic Ramifications of Conflict: Life Cycle Approach. Recent Research and Implications for the Arab Region



This conference, organized in partnership with the American University of Beirut, analyses the impact of conflict at the individual level on different sectors, such as health,...

Promoting Emissions Reductions in the Transport Sector



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Progress in Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in the ESCWA Region: A Gender Lens



Since their adoption in 2000, gender experts criticized the MDG for their failure to adequately include a gender component in their goals, targets and indicators.  In addition to reducing...

Sudan Social Policy Country Profile





Sudan’s Social Policy Country Profile was the subject of a one-day Expert Group Meeting (EGM) in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on 10 December 2007. The meeting organized by ESCWA in...
Regional Financial Integration





The Expert Group Meeting on Regional Financial Integration aims to tackle the opportunities and challenges of deeper financial integration in the Arab region against the backdrop...
Technology as a Renewed Hope to Gender Equality in the Arab Region: A Fact or an Illusion?



 

On 24 and 25 October 2018, the ESCWA Centre for Women (ECW) brought together at the UN House in Beirut, a group of experts to discuss and validate the first draft...
Frontier Technologies, the 2030 Agenda and the Arab Region: Implications for Employment and Youth Empowerment





Technological innovations and today’s frontier technologies cause lasting change to our lives, particularly in terms of economic and social development.  While...
Empowerment, Inclusiveness and Equality as Pathways to Peace and Sustainable Development in the Arab region



Increasing evidence shows that policies that are not grounded in the principles of inclusiveness, empowerment and equality can have harmful impacts on the communities and exacerbate tensions...

Participatory Community Development



The EGM on "Participatory Community Development"(Manama, 12-14 October 2009) was merged with the Arab League workshop on "Local Community Development", and held under the patronage of Bahraini...

Governance and Conflict Relapse



During this meeting, panelists will discuss practical approaches tostrengthening governance in conflict afflicted countries...

Open Government and Emerging Technologies in the Arab Region



The main objective of this meeting was to discuss open government. Particularly its potential role in enhancing government transparency,...

Arab Regional Dialogue and Experts Meeting on Internet Governance and Cybersecurity Nexus - Promoting Trust in Cyberspace



The Arab Regional Dialogue and Experts Meeting on Internet Governance and Cybersecurity Nexus - Promoting Trust in Cyberspace (Beirut, 4-7 December...

Constitution and Elections in Syria



As part of NAFS’ commitment to produce key inputs for peace negotiations through technical political dialogue, NAFS prepared two studies: Constitutional Options...

Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial Development





ESCWA and Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) co-organized an expert group meeting on Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial...
Expert Group Meeting on "Promoting Emissions Reductions in the Transport Sector"

Expert Group Meeting to Review a Draft Study on “Addressing Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation in the ESCWA Region”



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) held an expert group meeting to review a draft study on “Addressing Barriers to Women’s Economic Participation in the ESCWA Region”, at...

EGM on barriers hindering the economic participation in the ESCWA region

International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for Water, Agriculture and Resilient Cities



ESCWA and RICCAR are partnering with the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), Morocco; on the organization of the “International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for...

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