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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...

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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ESCWA Committee on Energy convenes, highlights regional challenges



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

Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes in the Arab Region



This workshop provided an occasion to explore the potential of conditional cash transfer programmes to break inter-generational cycles of poverty and to contribute to long-term development...

Parliamentarians discuss their role in advancing sustainable development



Beirut, 25 January 2019 (Communication and Information Unit)--In line with the aim to ‘empower people and ensure inclusiveness and equality’ across the Arab region, the United...

Cultivating Resilient Institutions in the Arab Region: National Women’s Machineries in Challenging Times cover Cultivating Resilient Institutions in the Arab Region: National Women’s Machineries in Challenging Times

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/4

The present study examines how national women’s machineries in the Arab region cultivate resilience to continue operating and delivering during conflict, occupation and formal political...

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Statement of Suggested Policies and Measures in the Arab Region Regarding the Thematic Clusters of the Ninteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.1



 

 



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Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries cover Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/3

This study contextualizes the discussions around the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to the Arab countries. For more than two decades, ESCWA identified Biotechnologies and advanced...

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Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region cover Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/3

This publication is the latest and most thoroughly updated regional edition of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) Regional Tracking Report which addresses access to sustainable and...

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Consequences of Child Marriage for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region, 2015 (cover) Consequences of Child Marriage for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region, 2015

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/Technical Paper.6

This policy brief discusses the sexual and reproductive health implications of child marriage in humanitarian settings in the Arab region, highlighting the different threats to progress made in...

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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...
Implementation of the Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology in the Workforce Planning





This workshop will form the starting point of tailoring Palestinian country specific institutional gaps assessment methodologies. The envisaged series of...
Develop a Specific Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology and Tools for Workforce Planning in Palestine (POSTPONED)



This workshop will present and develop further the proposed tools and methodology by the workforce planning team with ESCWA experts and several relevant ministries and government institutions; The...

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...
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...
Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools cover Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/MODULES/INTRO

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change...

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Fostering public sector innovation in the Arab region





Under the patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Hala Helmy El Said, the Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, Egypt...
Fostering Open Government in the Arab region cover Fostering Open Government in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2018/TP.1



Open government refers to a government which is effective and efficient in the performance of its duties, transparent in and accountable for its actions, accessible to all through its...

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Leveraging Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Promote Gender Justice and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Leveraging Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Promote Gender Justice and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

Ambitious multi-stakeholder partnerships are an important aspect of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and will be critical to its success. They will...

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Promoting Social Justice in the Arab Region through Capacity Building Interventions, Social Development Bulletin, Vol.7, No.3 cover Promoting Social Justice in the Arab Region through Capacity Building Interventions, Social Development Bulletin, Vol.7, No.3

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/INF.7

This bulletin explores the connection between innovative capacity building and the ability of stakeholders to implement the SDGs.  It details the capacity building work undertaken by ESCWA’s...

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