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Arab Forum for Sustainable Development, 2019




The Arab Forum for Sustainable...

UN Deputy Chief and LAS Secretary-General to attend Arab Forum on Sustainable Development (AFSD) 2019



Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality in the Arab region
 
Beirut, Lebanon, 09-11 April 2019...
Arab Forum for Sustainable Development to kick off tomorrow with focus on empowering people and ensuring equality in the Arab region



Beirut, 8 April 2019 (ESCWA)--Tomorrow, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is welcoming over 300...

Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2016



The Forum is a high-level meeting intended as a primary regional platform to discuss cohesive and coordinated implementation and follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for...

Arab Forum for Sustainable Development, 2017



The Forum is a high-level meeting intended as a regional platform to discuss cohesive and coordinated implementation and follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for...

Arab Forum for Sustainable Development, 2018



The Arab Forum for Sustainable Development is an annual high-level regional platform, where multiple stakeholders discuss coordination pathways for the...

Water



The preservation and management of water resources in the Arab region was the theme of the 13th Sectoral Meeting of the United Nations and the League of Arab States and their...

Single Window for Iraq





The concept of trade facilitation single window includes the complete trade, transport and logistics community so that, ultimately, all border crossings and all...
cover page Conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic: Macroeconomic Implications and Obstacles to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/TECHNICAL PAPER.5

ESCWA has prepared the present report based on data gathered from various government bodies in the Syrian Arab Republic, United Nations agencies and other sources. The report also draws from...

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Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region cover Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/3

This report explores the impact of transport infrastructure and services availability and efficiency on Global Value Chains connectivity. It also assesses whether the Arab region meets the...

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Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region cover Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/1

This publication seeks to identify sources of energy vulnerability in the Arab region that prevent member States from being able to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern...

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The current state and Future of Preventing Violent Extremism in the Arab Region: Regional assessment and future prospects





In 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General devised a Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE), aimed at reinvigorating pillar (1) of the Global...
International Mother Earth Day



On 22 April of every year the world marks the International Mother Earth Day. This year’s theme is “Trees for the Earth”. Earth Day aims to refocus the world’s attention on the need to protect the...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land cover World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/INF.2

The Arab region has limited land resources while it faces daunting challenges that include high population and urbanization growth rates, resource over-exploitation, diminishing water resources,...

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ESCWA Committee on Energy convenes, highlights regional challenges



Beirut, 24 June 2019 (ESCWA)-- The 12th session of the Committee on Energy of the United...

Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes in the Arab Region



This workshop provided an occasion to explore the potential of conditional cash transfer programmes to break inter-generational cycles of poverty and to contribute to long-term development...

Parliamentarians discuss their role in advancing sustainable development



Beirut, 25 January 2019 (Communication and Information Unit)--In line with the aim to ‘empower people and ensure inclusiveness and equality’ across the Arab region, the United...

Statement of Suggested Policies and Measures in the Arab Region Regarding the Thematic Clusters of the Ninteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.1



 

 



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Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries cover Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/3

This study contextualizes the discussions around the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to the Arab countries. For more than two decades, ESCWA identified Biotechnologies and advanced Materials...

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Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region cover Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/3

This publication is the latest and most thoroughly updated regional edition of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) Regional Tracking Report which addresses access to sustainable and modern...

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