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Standardizing Information Society Measurements in the ESCWA Region





 

Closing the  digital  divide  and bringing the benefits of the Information Society  is  very  important  to...
Implementing Agenda 2030: Economic Governance and National Development Planning in the Arab Region





In the Arab region addressing the need for sustainable economic growth, employment creation, financial stability and sound public finances in the region...
Regional Harmonisation of Cyber Legislation in the Arab Region





Most developed countries, as well as some developing countries, have modernized their legal and regulatory framework to meet legal...

Financing Transport Infrastructure and Road Safety in the ESCWA Region



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Financing the 2030 Agenda: High-Level Dialogue on Domestic Resource Mobilization





The new global financing framework marks a clear departure from the business-as-usual approach that had governed financing for development issues. It broadens the...
Assessing the Impact of Conflict and Occupation on Arab Development and Cooperation







Date and venue to be determined

Promoting Digital Arabic Content in the ESCWA Region





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Strengthening Private Sector Resilience under Conflict: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward



ESCWA's Unit for Emerging and Conflict related Issues (ECRI) is organizing, in partnership with the Lebanese Economic Association (LEA) and the consultancy firm Marker Global, a regional meeting...

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...

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...

Promoting market-driven access to modern energy services in the Arab rural regions



The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia organized on 18-19 April 2016 a two-day expert group meeting at the UN-House in Beirut, under the theme “Promoting market-driven...

Improving Shared Water Resources Cooperation within the Framework of Global and Regional Agreements



Most Arab States depend for their water supply on shared water resources as two-thirds of all fresh water resources in the region cross one country border or more. The allocation of these...

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...
Enhancing Integrated National Development Planning in the Arab Region: 1st Regional Meeting of Focal Points






The objectives of the meeting include:
  • Discuss current national development planning approaches in the Arab region...
Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region: Second Coordination Meeting of the Project



On the basis of the outcome of the first coordination meeting, ESCWA organized the second coordination meeting in Beirut on 21-22 May 2015. During the second meeting, the focus was on the details...

Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region: First Coordination Meeting of the Project





ESCWA organized the first coordination meeting of the Project as a first opportunity for potential partners to get acquainted with the project details and discuss modalities of...

Strengthening Good Governance Practices in Conflict Afflicted Countries: Current Priorities and Future Interventions



Good governance remains a critical ingredient for socio-economic development as well as for peacebuilding. In light of the development challenges facing Western Asia, in conflict affected...

Developing the ICT Sector in the ESCWA Region





The UN-ESCWA is organizing a meeting on Developing the ICT Sector in the ESCWA Region, during 11-12 March 2009, in Beirut, Lebanon, to highlight obstacles facing the development of a...
ICT Applications and E-Services in the Public Sector





 

The utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications in the public sector has shown...
Transport and Trade Facilitation in the ESCWA Region





ESCWA convened an Expert Group Meeting on Trade and Transport Facilitation in the ESCWA region, at Le Bristol Hotel, Beirut, during 7-8 December 2009.
The meeting discussed...

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