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Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development »

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On 2-4 April 2014, the Jordanian capital Amman hosted the “Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development” organized by ESCWA in cooperation with Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation and of Environment in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the League of Arab States (LAS) and…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the Regional commissions with ECOSOC, 3 July 2014 »

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  The Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions will be having their annual Dialogue with ECOSOC on Thursday, 3 July at 10 am. Please click on the following to download: Flyer Issues brief on the Regional Dimension in the Post-2015 Agenda…

Jun 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative (ESCWA Publication) »

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  Summary For the Arab countries, integration is a development imperative. Around the world, even the greatest powers have opted to be part of larger…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Common African Position on the post 2015 Development Agenda launched »

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Addis Ababa, 4 June, 2014 (ECA) – The Common African Position (CAP) on the Post 2015 Development agenda was launched this week Tuesday, at the…

Jun 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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The Executive Secretaries of the five UN Regional Commissions issue joint call for action to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy

Published:04 November 2014 The Executive Secretaries of the five United Nations Regional Commissions are issuing a joint call for action to accelerate the transition to sustainable and fair energy, on the occasion of the 5th International…

Nov 10 2014 / Read More »
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70th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

70th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Regional Connectivity for Shared Prosperity The 70th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific will be held in…

May 29 2014 / Read More »
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ECLAC Addresses the Paradoxes and Challenges of Climate Change’s Economic and Social Impact in the Region

(22 September 2014) Preliminary estimates suggest that the economic costs of climate change will be around 2.5 % of Latin America and the Caribbean’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in the case that the temperature rises…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »
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Nigeria to host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

The third African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from 10 to 12 July 2014. According to the Secretariat of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) at the United Nations Economic Commission…

Jun 23 2014 / Read More »
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ESCWA Award for Gender Equality

The first ESCWA Award on Advancing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was presented by Ms. Rima Khalaf, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), to…

Jan 5 2015 / Read More »

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