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Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



ESCWA is organizing the Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in partnership with the Lebanese Ministry of...

Expert group meeting on methodologies for meeting the water-related Sustainable Development Goals at the global, regional and national levels



The Expert Group meeting is organized as a follow-up to the series of consultations conducted under the MDG+ Initiative in 2016. The purpose of the expert group meeting is to discuss the water...

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,...

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...

Expert Consultation on SDG6 Indicators



Within the framework of informing the efforts of the members of the IAEG-SDGs from Arab States, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing an Expert...

Consultative Expert Group Meeting on “Violence against Women in the Arab Region: What is At Stake?”



The EGM aims to review a study on the topic currently under development by the ESCWA Centre for Women (ECW) in partnership with UN-Women and the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (...

Prospects for Institutional Cooperation on Food Security in the Arab Region: Consultation Meeting on Enhancing Coordination between the Agriculture and Water Sectors



ESCWA is organizing the Consultation Meeting on Enhancing Coordination between the Agriculture and Water Sectors, which aims to develop and frame the institutional cooperation for...

Tracking progress toward the implementation of energy related SDGs in the Arab region



The EGM is organized under the strategic framework of UNESCWA on strengthening the capacity of Governments of the Member States on mainstreaming the energy-related SDGs and Paris...

Expert Group Meeting on “BEYOND PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATION: Women’s Participation in Public Life in selected Arab Countries”



The aim of this expert group meeting is to discuss a draft study on the mentioned subject and solicit relevant input and feedback from the experts to enrich the final draft of the study.

Climate Change Integrated Vulnerability assessment: Expert Group Review



ESCWA organized the Expert group review of the Climate Change Integrated Vulnerability assessment with suopport from GIZ/ ACCWaM project to vet the application of the vulnerability assessment...

Expert Peer Review of the RICCAR Integrated Assessment Findings



Within the framework of the Regional Initiative for the Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region...

Expert Group Meeting on "Women, Peace and Security: The role of Institutions at times of Peace and War in the Arab Region"



The objective of this EGM is to discuss a draft UNESCWA study on « Women, Peace and Security : The role of institutions at times of peace and of war in the Arab region ». Participants are...

Supporting the 2030 Agenda: Enforcing Competition Policy in the Arab Region



A year after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN Member States are undertaking the complex process of incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

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...
The Role of Transport in Fostering Connectivity to Global Value Chains



The EGM aims to discuss the various dimensions of transport role in trade and in particular its role including the role of logistics and trade facilitation in fostering connectivity to...

MDG+ Initiative: High Level Meeting on the Water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)



The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015 and includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that aim to...

Roundtable discussion on estimating the cost of violence against women in the Arab region



The ESCWA Centre for Women and UN-Women are organizing a roundtable discussion on estimating the cost of violence against women. The meeting shall discuss the draft conceptual model to estimate...

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,...

Mechanisms to Advance Innovation for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region



The main objective of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Mechanisms to Advance Innovation for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the...

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