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Arab Consultative Meeting on an Accountability Framework for the Post-2015 Development Agenda



The Post-2015 Development Agenda will include four building blocks, including “a participatory monitoring framework for tracking progress and mutual accountability mechanisms for all stakeholders...

Regional Consultation on Climate Change for the 2019 Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and High-Level Political Forum



The League of Arab States, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) are jointly organizing the ...

Regional Consultation on the Environment and Natural Resources for the 2019 AFSD and HLPF




In line with resolutions of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, ESCWA and regional partners are organizing a...

Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd United Nations Environment Assembly



ESCWA in partnership with the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment and UNEP organized the Preparatory Meeting for the 3rd Arab Forum on...

Preparatory Meeting on the Regional Environmental Issues and Priorities for AFSD



In April 2016, ESCWA in partnership with UN Environment, and the (League of Arab States) LAS secretariat  (as JCEDAR’s Technical Secretariat) organized the “Preparatory Meeting for the...

Arab Preparatory Meeting on Energy related Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



ESCWA is convening an Arab preparatory meeting, in collaboration with the League of Arab States (LAS) to discuss major issues related to energy and progress on Sustainable...

Arab Preparatory Meeting on Water Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



The League of Arab States, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (...

Arab Preparatory Meeting on Environmental and Natural Resources Issues for the 2018 AFSD & HLPF



This year, the environmental component is strongly expressed across the theme and goals of the 2018 HLPF. This is of particular importance to the Arab region due to the...

Regional Meeting of Civil Society on Sustainable Development in the Arab Region





The 2030...

The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: the promise of making migration work for all in the Arab region cover The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: the promise of making migration work for all in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.5

The Social Development Bulletin describes the road to the historic adoption of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in December 2018, its principles, objectives and relevance...

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges for Arab Youth and Women cover Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges for Arab Youth and Women

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/TP.2

Entrepreneurship is generally considered as one possible solution to unemployment among the youth and the economic empowerment of women in the Arab region. This study discusses the opportunities...

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Innovation and Technology for Achieving the 2030 Development Agenda






The main objective of this event was to discuss innovation models and emerging and disruptive technologies that can aid in the...
Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region cover (Arabic) Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/2



The publication explores innovation approaches and technological trends that bolster inclusive sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs in the Arab region by: 
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In the Run towards the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd UN Environment Assembly



Development is a human right that everyone should benefit from, especially the most marginalized and vulnerable groups in the Arab region. This includes people living under occupation and conflict...

Disability and SDG 11 in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 7 No. 1 cover Disability and SDG 11 in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 7 No. 1

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/TP.2

SDG 11 aims to "make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable". In order to achieve this in the highly urbanized Arab region, it is critical that cities make...

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Disability in the Arab Region 2018 cover Disability in the Arab Region 2018

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/1

This report presents and analyses statistics relating to the demographic characteristics and socio-economic situation of persons with disabilities in the Arab region. It is based on data from...

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A Common Arab Regional Job Competencies Framework for Senior Public Servants





The Workshop on “Adopting the Common Arab Regional Job Competencies Framework for Senior Public Servants from the Perspective of the Agenda 2030 and Public...
ESCWA and Sister Regional Commissions to Enhance Sustainable Energy



ESCWA has recently contributed to an international forum, which gathered high-level delegations and leading energy experts to explore how to drive change; how to drive the need for regional...

ESCWA and eight of its Member States chart the way forward at HLPF



The world came together for two weeks in July for the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to...

ESCWA calls for a ‘course correction’ on fiscal policies in the Arab region



A new report on fiscal policy was presented on Tuesday at the American University of Beirut (AUB), providing information on whether the Arab region’s current approach can support the achievement...

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