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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...

Meeting of the National Focal Points for the Project on Promoting Food and Water Security in the Arab Region



The meeting provided an opportunity to brief national focal points about the project, its objectives and components and progress to date. In addition, focal points met project partners and...

First Consultation Meeting on Component I of the Food and Water Security Project: Criteria for Selecting Geographical Coverage of the Project





Within the context of its Project on Promoting Food and Water...

Scope and Setting up of an Arab – Good Agricultural Practices Framework (Arab-GAP)







ESCWA in collaboration with the Food and...

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...

Potential of Manufacturing Renewable Energy Equipment in the Arab Region



The Expert Group Meeting on the “Potential of Manufacturing RE Equipment in the Arab Region” was organized by ESCWA within MENAREC-6 and in collaboration with the International Renewable Energy...

Deepening Regional Economic Integration Through the Liberalization of Trade in Services



Fostering regional economic integration is a strategic response to the imperatives of economic reform and adaptation. Within this context, ESCWA organized an EGM on Deepening Regional Economic...

InterAgency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Countries, 4th meeting



Objectives and Expected Accomplishments

The meeting is expected to accomplish the following:

a) Improved coordination and cooperation to produce relevant...

Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd United Nations Environment Assembly



ESCWA in partnership with the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment and UNEP organized the Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on...

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...

Water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)





The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015 and includes seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...

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