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ESCWA hosts Arab Forum for Sustainable Development on 24-26 April 2018





Under the patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers H.E. Mr. Saad Hariri
ESCWA...
Impact Analysis Toolkit





This workshop comes within the framework of the technical support provided by ESCWA to develop the capacities of their government representatives in the...
Senior leaders from Islamic Development Bank Group and ESCWA renew longstanding partnership



On the sidelines of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group’s 43rd Annual Meeting held in Tunisia this year, senior leaders from the Bank and the UN...

National Workshop in Jordan on Statistics and Data-Environmental statistics and sustainable development goals





The primary objective of the beneficiary country of the DA programme on Data and Statistics is assess the current status of environment statistics and to institutional arrangements...

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





The 2030...

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...

Implementing Agenda 2030: Economic Governance and National Development Planning in the Arab Region





In the Arab region addressing the need for sustainable economic growth, employment creation, financial stability and sound public finances in the region...
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 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...

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...

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 (...

Workshop on the SEEA Central Framework and SDG’s Indicators



The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) is an important framework for analyzing the impact of economic policies on the environment. As well, it is a guide for integrating...

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...

Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region





In the framework of the Work Stream 6 (...
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...
Job Competencies Development for Palestinian Public Servants



The objective of the workshop is of two folds:

  • To offer technical support that will be provided to the Palestinian General Personal Council during these critical times where the...
Arab Regional Challenges Associated with Conflict and the 2030 Development Agenda



The EGM will be dedicated to address existing conflict dynamics in the Arab region, its spillover effects and the long-term ramifications of conflict on development outcomes, including 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...

UN to spotlight synergies and trade-offs of Global Goals in the Arab region



Interactions between the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is set to be a core focus of a regional meeting organized by the UN’s office in Beirut, Lebanon on Monday.

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Trade Toolkit for Impact Analysis






This workshop aims to provide technical support and to build the capacity of the Arab Customs Union Committee members to use the quantitative Trade tools and...

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