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Launch: Fostering Open Government in the Arab Region
Open government contributes to building strong institutions and consolidating citizenship and democracy. It is defined as an effective, transparent and...
Launch of Studies on the Constitution and Elections in Syria

These important studies are the result of hours and days of discussions between key Syrian experts and stakeholders, noting that the study on the Future...

16 Days of Activism to prevent violence against women

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign (2016) has been conducted by ESCWA, IWSAW (LAU), ABAAD (Lebanese NGO) and UN-Women Regional Office for Arab States. The overall goal...

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - 2017



100 years since the Balfour Declaration

70 years since partition
50 years of occupation

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Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labour Market: International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017



ESCWA hosted a roundtable event on the occasion of the...

Brainstorming Session on the Root Causes of Ethnic and Sectarian Tensions in the ESCWA

The session was organized by the Section for Emerging and Conflict-Related Issues (ECRI) in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell Foundation. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and solicit...

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

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Conference on women’s legal and political gains: Reflections on the Moroccan experience and possibilities for change in Lebanon

The ESCWA Centre for Women, in partnership with Bahithat, is holding a “Conference on women’s legal and political gains: Reflections on the Moroccan experience and possibilities for change in...

“Launch of the findings of the first phase of the regional project on estimating the cost of violence against women”

The ESCWA Centre for Women, in partnership with UN-Women, the Swedish Institute in Alexandria and the Lebanese American University, organized a launch event of the publication on "The...

High Level Conference on Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation in the Arab Region

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