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Innovation and Technology for Achieving the 2030 Development Agenda






The main objective of this event was to discuss innovation models and emerging and disruptive technologies that can aid in the...
Consultative Meeting on the Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda in the Arab Region



Cooperation between ESCWA, UN Environment, and the League of Arab States has led to the development of a draft “Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension...

Meeting on the Second Arab Roadmap on Internet Governance - The Next Decade



ESCWA, in partnership with the League of Arab States, is organizing the Expert Group Meeting on the Second Arab Roadmap on Internet Governance - The Next Decade, from...

Prioritize Stabilization Initiatives in Syria



As part of its mandate to promote human development and democratic transition in the region, UN ESCWA launched the National Agenda for the Future of Syria (NAFS) Programme in 2012 to engage...

Arab Development Outlook 2017: Fiscal Policy in the Arab Region



United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing an expert group meeting to discuss the analysis and key messages of the background...
Six Years Post-Uprisings, Are Social Movements Still a Driver of Change and Justice in the Arab Region, Dialogue Series on Justice Issues 2017



This dialogue is one of the dialogue series launched by ESCWA in the aftermath of the so-called "Arab Spring" to shed light on emerging civil society challenges and the mechanisms available to...

Impact of Occupation on Human Development in Palestine



Assessing the Impact of Occupation on Human Development in Palestine. Challenges, Needs and Remedies Towards Sustainable Human Development

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National Consultation on Costing Violence Against Women in Palestine



Violence against women is a violation of basic human rights, it does not only impact the victim, but also affects the economy and society as a whole. It detracts from the wellbeing and the...

Challenges of Reform: Institutional Development in Post-Conflict Libya



ESCWA convened an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) to discuss, with senior and renowned Libyan experts, the current situation in Libya, institutional and socio-economic development issues as well...

Expert Meeting Strategy Plan For National Center for Research & Development at the Higher Council for Science & Technology - Jordan



The National Center for Research and Development (NCRD) was established in the Higher Council for Science & Technology (HCST) in 2010, in Amman – Jordan, with the objective of building...

Expert Group Meeting on the Study: “The State of Gender Justice in the Arab Region: Challenges and Opportunities”



The Arab region shows a gap in achieving gender justice. It is a determining fact that women in the Arab region still face discrimination and injustices de jure and de facto....

Preparatory Meeting on the Regional Environmental Issues and Priorities for AFSD



In April 2016, ESCWA in partnership with UN Environment, and the (League of Arab States) LAS secretariat  (as JCEDAR’s Technical Secretariat) organized the “Preparatory Meeting for the...

Expert Group Meeting on Advancing Green Technologies through Science-Policy Interface



UN ESCWA is leading initiatives to institutionalize technology transfer and develop green technologies to improve livelihoods. The meeting builds on UN ESCWA’s previous activities and joins...

Financing Sustainable Development ~ Illicit Financial Flows and Trade Misinvoicing





Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) constitute major disablers to sustainable development. As such, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda entailed a premeditated commitment...
EGM on Tracking Progress Towards Sustainable Energy - Horizon 2030 in the Arab Region



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

First Consultative Meeting on Food Security Assessment and Monitoring in the Arab Region



Among its many objectives, the project on “Promoting Food and Water Security through Cooperation and Capacity Development in the Arab Region” aims at the development of an institutionalized...

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”....

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