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Focus Group Meeting in Tunisia on the Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab Region



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is working on a “Regional Initiative for Promoting Small – Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab region (...

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...

From plan to implementation for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: Budgeting in support of effective institutions






Under its regular work programme the Economic Governance and Planning Section at UNESCWA/EDID undertakes a series of initiatives addressing the...
Focus Group Meeting on the Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab Region in Jordan



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is working on a “Regional Initiative for Promoting Small – Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab region (...

Aligning the strategic goals of the National Agriculture Research Center (NARC) for the years 2019-2023 with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)



Agriculture research is a core pillar in sustainable and resilient agriculture development at national and regional levels. It facilitates the transfer of techniques, practices, technology, and...

Advancing the Land Governance Agenda in the Arab Region: Planning Session



In the context of the Arab Region Programme on Good Land Governance, the overall objective of the meeting was to provide updates on the work being done or planned and strategizing on how to join...

Multidimensional Inequality in Arab Countries





The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in collaboration with the Economic Research Forum is organizing an Expert Group Meeting on...
National Consultation Meeting on the Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab Region in Tunisia



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is implementing the “Regional Initiative for Promoting Small – Scale Renewable Energy Applications in rural areas of the Arab region...

Intellectual Property Systems in the Arab Region





Intellectual property rights (IPRs) allow for the protection of inventions, innovations and creations. The protection of industrial...
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...
Second Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



ESCWA is organizing the Second Arab High-level Forum (AHLF) on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Beirut, from 19 to 21 March 2019, at the UN-House in...

Shelters for Survivors of Violence: Availability and Accessibility





ESCWA Centre for Women organized an Expert Group Meeting titled “Shelters for Survivors of Violence: Availability and Accessibility” that was...
Expert Group Meeting on National Digital Development Reports and Workshop on the UAE National Report



As part of ESCWA preparations for the 2019 Arab Digital Development Report (ADDR), the Expert Group Meeting on...

The current state and Future of Preventing Violent Extremism in the Arab Region: Regional assessment and future prospects





In 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General devised a Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE), aimed at reinvigorating pillar (1) of the Global...
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...

Women in the Judiciary: Removing Barriers, Increasing Numbers





ESCWA Centre for Women organized an expert group meeting on 28 and 29 November 2018, at the UN House in Beirut, to present the first draft of the study titled...
Group of Experts on Fossil Fuels, 1st Meeting





Global energy markets have undergone substantial changes in recent years with oil price fluctuations along with the change in population demographics and the...
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...

Women, Peace and Security: National Women’s Machineries, Conflict, Occupation and Transition in the Arab Region





ESCWA Centre for Women organized an expert group meeting on 4 and 5 December 2018, at the UN House in Beirut, which brought together a group of regional and...
5th meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS) in the Arab Countries



The Gender Statistics meetings brings together experts from the National Statistical Offices, Women Machineries, regional and international experts to review and discuss development of gender...

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