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16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Regional Arts Competition





Second High Level Joint Committee for Water and Agriculture



The Technical Secretariat of the Joint Arab Ministerial Council for Water and Agriculture (the Technical Secretariat AMWC and AOAD) organized in cooperation with FAO and ESCWA the second high-...

Support campaign to mitigate the effects of the Beirut Port explosion on persons with disabilities



 

The Beirut Port explosion has caused much destruction in the areas surrounding the port, and disrupted many lives, notably those of persons with disabilities....
E-Celebration DESERTIFICATION AND DROUGHT DAY 2020



In celebration of the 2020 Desertification and Drought Day, ESCWA and FAO are joining forces in raising awareness on this issue through an e celebration to discuss with experts on issues of...

UN World Water Development Report 2020 - Water and Climate Change Arab Region Regional Webinar



UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science for the Arab States, in coordination with UNESCO Field Offices in...

International Women's Day 2020





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Informed Decision Making on Arab food security within the context of climate change





Arab region is facing an array of economic, political, and security challenges...
High-Level Conference on "Women, Peace and Security: Measuring Progress and Addressing Gaps"




The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in partnership with the League of Arab States, UN-Women, and the Arab Institute for Women at the Lebanese...

Awareness Day on “The Promotion of Renewable Energy Applications: Current State and Perspectives”



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is working on a “Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in...

High-Level Conference on Progress Made in the Implementation of Beijing after Twenty-Five Years





On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the United Nations Economic and Social...

Technical Committee of the ESCWA Technology Centre, 7th Meeting



Since its establishment in 2010, ESCWA Technology Centre has been assisting the member countries to harness science and technology for enhancing their socio-...

Multitasking as an Arabic-English language professional



ESCWA, in collaboration with the United Nations Office at Geneva and Bil Arabiya, is holding an IAMLADP joint training venture (JTV) on the theme ‘Multitasking as an Arabic-English...

World Water Day 2019



ESCWA organized a celebration to commemorate the World Water Day: Leave no one Behind, on Friday 22 March 2019 as part of the regional consultation meeting...

Near East and North Africa Land and Water Days 2019



The Land and Water Days 2019 are organized by the FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa, in collaboration with partner organizations at global, regional and country levels...

​Dites-le aussi en français!



À l’occasion de la journée de la langue française, la Commission économique et sociale de l’Asie occidentale (CESAO) et l’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (Faculté de langues et de...

Arab Region Launch of the Global Campaign for the Good Treatment of Girls, Boys, and Adolescents with Disabilities



Children with disabilities have a...

International Women's Day 2019: The Time Is Now





On 5 March 2019, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in partnership with the Lebanese Academy for Fine Arts (ALBA) at the...
Regional Consultation on Climate Change for the 2019 Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and High-Level Political Forum



The League of Arab States, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) are jointly organizing the ...

International Mother Language Day



SCWA colleagues gathered on Thursday morning to mark a celebration of the International Mother Language Day. Celebrated on 21 February,...

Regional Consultation on the Environment and Natural Resources for the 2019 AFSD and HLPF




In line with resolutions of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, ESCWA and regional partners are organizing a...

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