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Policy Briefs on Food Security Issues in the Arab Region cover Policy Briefs on Food Security Issues in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/TP.7

The policy briefs provide key policy recommendations to enhance food security in the Arab region, with a focus on issues pertaining to agriculture productivity, engagement with world food markets...

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Towards a Regional Monitoring Framework for Enhancing Institutional Effectiveness, Advancing Inclusiveness, Ending Violence and Strengthening Anti-Corruption



The meeting is a first among a series of meetings designed to articulate a relevant and technically-feasible monitoring framework that will...

Towards Inclusive Development for Conflict Prevention: Socio-economic and Political Repercussions of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region



In light of a new wave of socioeconomic discontent in the Arab region, exemplified by the recent anti-austerity protests in Tunisia, there has been a reexamination of the relationship...

Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda cover Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/PAMPHLET.1

The Beirut Call for Action includes 15 recommendations designed to advance the women, peace and security agenda. They fall under three categories: localize the agenda; promote women’s activism in...

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Regional Seminar for Parliamentarians on 2030 Agenda





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ESCWA side event on Arab Integration ... A Transformative Change for Sustainable Development



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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 27 cover External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 27

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/3

This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2017, and were drawn...

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Technology for Development Bulletin in the Arab Region 2019 cover (Arabic) Technology for Development Bulletin in the Arab Region 2019

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/4

The first section is devoted to new technologies. The role of open data and big data within open government perspective is addressed to highlight its potential opportunities and impact on socio-...

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ESCWA System for Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluating Economic Integration






This workshop aims to introduce member states with ESCWA composite indexes and scoreboards system for Arab economic integration performances monitoring...
ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region cover ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/PAMPHLET.1

ESCWA is an active regional partner in several United Nations initiatives addressing the situation of key social groups – notably youth, older persons and persons with disabilities – as well as...

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Intellectual Property Systems in the Arab Region





Intellectual property rights (IPRs) allow for the protection of inventions, innovations and creations. The protection of industrial...
Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Iraq and the Requirements of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030



This workshop comes in a timely manner to respond to the previous request submitted by the Iraqi government to UN-ESCWA on addressing the crisis of IDPs, and it will involve the entire relevant...

Regional Workshop on National Accounts and the development of Economic Statistics Infrastructure within SDGs Framework



The Statistics Division at ESCWA together with the Arab Institute for Training and Research in statistics (AITRS), in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), conducted a...

Regional Workshop on Measurement of Sustainable Development Goals on Violence Against Women and Time-Use Indicators



The three-day Regional Workshop on Measurement of SDGs on VAW and TUS Indicators will bring together senior gender experts/statisticians from national statistical offices, ministries of...

Regional Workshop on Social Expenditure Monitor for Arab States





The ability to target public expenditure in accord with social development priorities and macro-fiscal sustainability remains a challenge for most governments of the...

Regional capacity building workshop on “Water - Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Resource Efficiency”



​The regional workshop will be organized under the strategic framework of UNESCWA on strengthening the capacity of Governments of the MCs on mainstreaming the energy-related SDGs into...

Regional Capacity Building Workshop for members of the Sub-Committee on Gender and SDGs



The ESCWA Center for Women, in collaboration with UN Women, the League of Arab States, the Swedish Institute in Alexandria and the United Nations Development Program is...

National Consultation Workshop to Develop Iraq National MPI for Household and Children





In support of Government of Iraq efforts to “End poverty in all its forms” and achieving the first goal of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNICEF and...
Training on GIS for the Integrated Transport System in the Arab States



UNESCWA, IDB, and UNECE are cooperating for the implementation of a technical workshop to address the harmonization between ESCWA  Open  GIS  tool  under...

Stakeholders' Consultative Meeting on "Rio+20 Conference, National Policy-Making and Sustainable Development Policies in Conflict-Affected Countries: The Case of Lebanon"





The UN House hosted the workshop "Rio+20, National Policy-Making and Sustainable Development Policies in Conflict-...

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