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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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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...

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...
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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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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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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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...
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...

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...

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 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 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...

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, 2019




The Arab Forum for Sustainable...

Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



ESCWA is organizing the Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in partnership with the Lebanese Ministry of...

Arab High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development



The year 2014 is pivotal for development. While efforts at the global, regional and national levels intensify to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015, endeavors continue to...

Second Arab High-level Forum on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



ESCWA organized the Second Arab High-level Forum (AHLF) on WSIS and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Beirut, from 19 to 21 March 2019, at the UN-House in Beirut, Lebanon, in partnership...

Arab Region Parliamentary Forum on the 2030 Agenda






The 2030 Agenda for...

Arab Region Parliamentary Forum on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development





Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

 

Beirut, Lebanon, 24-25 January...
Competition and Regulation in the Arab Region, Economic Governance Series 2015

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/5

Competition policy and regulation are essential components of economic systems at the national, regional and global levels. In Arab countries, however, heavily concentrated and inefficient...

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