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Executive Secretary to Attend Sustainable Development Forum and Take Oath of Office



            United Nations Under-Secretary-General and ESCWA Executive Secretary Mohamed Ali Alhakim headed to New York to take part in the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on...

The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens

E/ESCWA/EAD/2007/3

In addition to providing a regional review of the performance of Arab countries on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this report highlights the complexity of the issues...

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Climate Change-Related Statistics in the Arab Region: A Proposed Set of Indicators Special Issue of the Compendium of Environment Statistics in the Arab Region 2017 cover Climate Change-Related Statistics in the Arab Region: A Proposed Set of Indicators

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/3

Climate Change-Related Statistics in the Arab Region: A Proposed Set of Indicators
Special Issue of the Compendium of Environment Statistics in the Arab Region 2017

Climate...

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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...

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 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...

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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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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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...

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





The 2030...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Consultative Meeting on the Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda in the Arab Region



Cooperation between ESCWA, UN Environment, and the League of Arab States has led to the development of a draft “Implementation Framework for the Environmental Dimension...

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