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Tunisia Hosts Regional Commission's 28th Ministerial Session


Under the banner of “Social Justice in the Policies of Arab States”, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) will hold its 28th Session from 15 to 18 September 2014 in the Regency Hotel, Tunis. The Session will highlight the importance of Arab cooperation in establishing new development models to meet growing demands for social justice and equality.
Held under the auspices of Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, the Session will be attended by ministerial representatives of the 17 member countries of ESCWA as well as observer countries, representatives from United Nations agencies, accredited diplomats and representatives of regional and international non-governmental organizations. Also in attendance will be research institutions, donor agencies, and a host of international thought leaders on social and economic development.
Held every two years, the Ministerial Session is the governing body of ESCWA. It will include a senior officials' segment, on 15-16 September, and a ministerial segment, on 17-18 September.
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