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Workshop to launch the “Academic Network for Development Dialogue (ANDD)”



Over the past decade, the Arab region witnessed disruptive and unforeseen socio-economic, political, and environmental challenges. These challenges include conflicts and political instability,...

First Capacity Building Workshop on the Regional Review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Arab Region





In preparation for the first regional review of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), planned to take place at the end of 2020, the...
Competition law and policy during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic: Reflections in the Arab region





The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA), The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and The...
Capacity-Building Workshop on “Good Agriculture Practices for Enhanced Energy Sustainability”



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

Capacity-Building Workshop on “Good Agriculture Practices for Enhanced Energy Sustainability”



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

Egypt 3rd National Training Workshop to Improve Use of Gender Statistics



The national training workshop aims to improve technical capabilities in using gender statistics to monitor SDG gender indicators and in disseminating, communicating and using statistics...

Joint workshop for capacity building in price data collection



Given that some countries are participating in the ICP in both Western Asia and Africa regions, the regional offices at ESCWA and the African Development Bank (AFDB) conducted a joint workshop...

Regional Meeting for Revision of 2011-2017 Expenditure Data



In order to ensure the accuracy of National Accounts expenditure data and hence reliability of the International Comparison Program (ICP) results, ESCWA conducted a regional meeting for the...

Development of Price Statistics and Preparation for ICP 2020



ESCWA conducted a regional event consisting of two back-to-back meetings for the production of purchasing power parities (PPPs) and development of price statistics for the Arab region, and for...

Introducing Web Scraping in Price Data Collection



The International Comparison Program (ICP) team at ESCWA has been exploring new ways to improve price statistics in the Arab Region by using technology to implement non-traditional data collection...

Introducing Web Scraping in Price Data Collection



The International Comparison Program (ICP) team at ESCWA’s has been exploring new techniques to enhance price statistics in the region by using technology and Big Data tools as a non-traditional...

Launching the 2020 ICP Cycle & Treatment of 2018 Price Data





ESCWA conducted a regional meeting for launching the 2020 ICP Cycle and for Treatment and Validation of 2018 Household and Non-Household Consumption Price Data. With the 2017 ICP Cycle...

Training Course for Capacity Building in Price Statistics and the integration of ICP with CPI



The price statistics team at ESCWA has been working towards enhancing member states’ capacities through the development of various innovative initiatives. In its latest initiative, ESCWA’s...

Workshop on Enhancing transboundary water cooperation in the MENA region



The workshop was jointly organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and the United Nations Economic...

Develop a Specific Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology and Tools for Workforce Planning in Palestine (POSTPONED)



This workshop will present and develop further the proposed tools and methodology by the workforce planning team with ESCWA experts and several relevant ministries and government institutions; The...

Workshop on Disability Assessment and Determination in Lebanon





This classification Workshop entitled: “Disability Assessment and Determination in Lebanon” is organized by the Centre for Lebanese Studies at the Lebanese American...
Revisiting Jordan’s Agriculture Strategy to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)



Agriculture development is a strategic tool to reduce poverty and food insecurity, increase employment in remote areas, and improve natural resources’ efficiency and productivity. Supporting...

Sub-Regional Webinar: Developing Budgeted Monitoring & Evaluation Frameworks for National Action Plans on Women, Peace, and Security





More and more Arab countries have expressed commitment in engaging with the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) at...
Regional “Train the Trainers” Workshop on the Behavioural Insights and Strategic Planning Handbook





Within the framework of ESCWA’s Development Account (DA) project “Towards the Arab Horizon 2030: Enhancing Integrated National Development Planning in the Arab...
Egypt second national training workshop to improve use of gender statistics



The national training workshop aims to improve technical capabilities in using gender statistics to monitor SDG gender indicators and in disseminating, communicating and using statistics and...

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