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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...
Training on GIS for the Integrated Transport System in the Arab States



UNESCWA, IDB, and UNECE are cooperating for the implementation of a technical workshop to address the harmonization between ESCWA  Open  GIS  tool  under...

ESCWA Committee on Energy convenes, highlights regional challenges



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

1st Joint ESCWA-UNCTAD-OECD Competition Forum for the Arab region



UNESCWA in partnership with the OECD and UNCTAD convenes the First Annual Meeting of the Competition Forum in the Arab region. The Forum aims to establish an...

Social Expenditure Monitor (SEM) for Arab States





The ability to target public expenditure in accord with social development priorities and macro-fiscal sustainability remains a challenge for most...
Towards Inclusive Development for Conflict Prevention: Socio-economic and Political Repercussions of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region



In light of a new wave of socioeconomic discontent in the Arab region, exemplified by the recent anti-austerity protests in Tunisia, there has been a reexamination of the relationship...

East Mediterranean Maritime Conference





ESCWA will participate in the East Mediterranean Maritime Conference that will be...

The Future of Arab Economic Integration in a Changing Global Trade Landscape





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5th UN Global Road Safety Week: Leadership for Safer Mobility in Cities





Within the framework of the 5h UN Global Road Safety week 2019, a workshop was organized by ESCWA and YASA on traffic safety in the cities. The workshop was...
Capacity Building: Open Government and Emerging Technologies in the Arab Region





Based on the ESCWA four-phased framework on open government, this workshop parovided participants with knowledge, options, tools and actions to develop...
Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial Development





ESCWA and Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) co-organized an expert group meeting on Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial...
Implementing Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology in Iraq (at Al-Hamdania district and Nineveh Governorate): Phase II





This workshop will build on the outcomes of the previous “Workshop on evaluating the capacity of Iraqi institutions in project...
Arab Forum for Sustainable Development concludes with stress on equality and human rights



Beirut, 12 April 2019 (ESCWA)--The 3-day Arab Forum for Sustainable Development (AFSD) ended...

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...
From plan to implementation for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: Budgeting in support of effective institutions






Under its regular work programme the Economic Governance and Planning Section at UNESCWA/EDID undertakes a series of initiatives addressing the...
ESCWA News 11-15 February





Arab calls for better environmental education and green jobs



Beirut-Cairo, 28 February 2019 (ESCWA)—Achieving development in the Arab region and safeguarding natural resources is possible through reinforcing environmental education and...

The 25th RCM and R-UNSDG



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Social Protection Reform in the Arab Region





Social protection plays an...

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