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Expert group meeting on Regional Economic Integration among ESCWA member countries

EGM on Strategies and Media campaigns to promote the empowerment of women in the ESCWA region

Expert Group Meeting on SPRIV

Financing Transport Infrastructure and Road Safety in the ESCWA Region


Transport and Trade Facilitation in the ESCWA Region

Among other things, the meeting aims to discuss issues related to trade facilitation including the draft consolidated WTO negotiating text on Trade Facilitation, present and discuss...
Expert Group Meeting Follow up on Civil Society Forum on Arab Uprisings and Prospects for Renaissance

Promotion of South-South Cooperation in Technology Transfer

ESCWA organized, in cooperation with the Royal Scientific Society in Jordan, an Expert Group Meeting on...
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...

EGM on "Mainstreaming Gender in the Plans and Programmes of the Ministries of Labour in Selected ESCWA Member Countries"

From 3 to 5 August 2010, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) held a training workshop on gender mainstreaming and organizational change for participants from...
Expert Group Meeting on Follow up to the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond in the Arab region

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...

Expert Group Meeting on Youth and Poverty Alleviation

Promoting Best Practices on Sustainable Rural Livelihoods in the ESCWA Region

In December 2009, ESCWA organized an Expert Group Meeting on Adopting the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach for Promoting Rural Development in the ESCWA Region. The meeting, which was attended by...

Regional Roadmap for Internet Governance

The ICT Division of ESCWA and the League of Arab States have jointly organized the expert groups meeting on "Regional...

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...

EGM Expert Group Meeting on Best Practices and Measures for Promoting Renewable Energy Applications in the ESCWA Region

EGM on Compilation and Analysis of Energy Statistics and Indicators

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing an Expert
Group Meeting in cooperation with MEDSTAT, International Energy Agency (IEA),
Harmonization of Institutional Frameworks and Legislation in the Transport Sector in the ESCWA Region


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...

EGM on Global Harmonizaton of Arabic Script Use in Domain Names

The year 2003 marked a global milestone towards...