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Regional Initiative for the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources and Social-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region (RICCAR)

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Moving towards Water Security in the Arab Region cover Moving towards Water Security in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/2

Arab States are among the most water scarce in the world, with nearly 362 million people in the Arab region living in conditions that range from water scarcity to absolute scarcity. The...

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ESCWA Water Development Report 7: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region cover ESCWA Water Development Report 7: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/3

Since 2005, several global processes have called for an integrated approach to climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR). Calls to pursue this integration were...

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Climate Projections and Extreme Climate Indices for the Arab Region cover Climate Projections and Extreme Climate Indices for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Booklet.2

This booklet provides the outcomes of the regional climate models conducted by SMHI within the framework of RICCAR.  The analysis highlights the results for changes in temperature and...

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Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7 Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7



The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a cross-thematic agenda that offers a unique opportunity to approach the issue of water scarcity in an integrated way...

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Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region: A Methodological Framework for Pursuing an Integrated Assessment

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/1

The methodological framework presented in this guidance document outlines the integrated assessment approach being implemented in support of the Regional Initiative for the...

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RICCAR Webinar Series on Climate Change Analysis using GIS Tools



ESCWA is organizing a virtual workshop series targeting government officials and researchers in the Arab region who are working in the area of climate change impact...

UN World Water Development Report 2020 - Water and Climate Change Arab Region Regional Webinar



UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science for the Arab States, in coordination with UNESCO Field Offices in...

Arab Group Meeting on Climate Change



ESCWA in coordination with LAS and the Arab Negotiations Group on Climate Change organized the Arab...

Accessing Disruptive Technologies for Improved Water Resources Management under Climate Change



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ESCWA at World Water Week 2019



Beirut-Stockholm, 13 September 2019 (ESCWA)--Between 25 and 29 August, ESCWA, represented by the Director of the Sustainable Development...

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 ...

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...

Sendai Framework Monitoring and National Disaster Loss Accounting System and Linkage of Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction for Iraq



The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), and in partnership with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Organized the “National...

International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for Water, Agriculture and Resilient Cities



ESCWA and RICCAR are partnering with the University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P), Morocco; on the organization of the “International Conference on Adaptation Metrics and Techniques for...

Training Workshop on Sand and Dust Storms in the Arab Region



The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), and in partnership with League of Arab States the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Environment...

High-Level Conference on Climate Impact in the Arab Region Kicks Off, Launches Report on Climate Change Assessment





         Beirut, 26 September 2017 (Communication and Information Unit) -- United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCWA Mohamed Ali Al-...

High Level Conference on Climate Change Assessment and Adaptation in the Arab Region



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Climate Change Integrated Vulnerability assessment: Expert Group Review



ESCWA organized the Expert group review of the Climate Change Integrated Vulnerability assessment with suopport from GIZ/ ACCWaM project to vet the application of the vulnerability assessment...

Expert Peer Review of the RICCAR Integrated Assessment Findings



Within the framework of the Regional Initiative for the Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region...

Regional Initiative for the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region (RICCAR)



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