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Meeting of the Technical Committee, Seventh


The seventh meeting of the Technical Committee will be held in the ESCWA Technology Centre, Amman, Jordan from 18-19 March 2013.

The Committee starts its working sessions at 10.15 a.m. on Monday, 18 March 2013 with one session in the morning and two sessions in the afternoon.  It resumes its work at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 with two sessions in the morning. The Committee concludes its proceedings at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 19 March 2013.

In addition to discussing the Proposed ESCWA programme of work for the biennium 2014-2015, implementation of resolutions adopted by ESCWA at its twenty-seventh session, implementation of recommendations made by the Technical Committee at its sixth meeting, implementation of recommendations made in the evaluation of the intergovernmental mechanism of ESCWA and its subsidiary bodies, the seventh meeting will address the following issues that are of importance to the Arab countries:

•    Progress achieved in the preparation of the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015
•    Follow-up to the outcomes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)