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World Press Freedom Day
3 May 2014

World Telecommunications Day
15 May 2014

International Day of Families
15 May 2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

9/6- 12/6/2014 ESCWA 28th Session of the Commission - TBD

12/9- 12/9/2014 Technical Cooperation Network (back to back to the Technical Committee) - TBD

15/12- 15/12/2014 9th Meeting of the Technical Committee - Amman

 

Key Events

 

Former ESCWA
Executive Secretaries

Bader Al-Dafa
2007 - 2010

Mervat Tallawy
2000 - 2007

Hazem El-Beblawi
1995 - 2000

Sabbaheddin Bakjaji
1993-1995

Tayseer Abdel Jaber
1989-1993

Mohammad Said Al-Nabulsi
1985-1988

Mohammad Said Al-Attar
1974-1985

 

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Executive Secretary - Ms. Rima Khalaf

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Rima Khalaf, a national of Jordan, as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Ms. Khalaf brings to the position a combination of deep passion for, and knowledge of, the region with its challenges and opportunities; substantial experience with the United Nations at the senior policymaking levels; and the necessary management skills for a complex organization such as ESCWA. >> more.

 

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Deputy Executive Secretary - Mr. Nadim Khouri

On August 22, 2011, Dr. Nadim Khouri, joined ESCWA as the Deputy Executive Secretary. Dr. Khouri, a national of Lebanon, is transferring from a sister UN agency, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, where he was the Director of Near East, North Africa and Europe Region for the last three years. In this capacity, he led the strategy and operational work that covered a potfolio of more than $1.2b in investments in rural poverty alleviation. >> more.

 

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Secretary of the Commission -  

Vacant >> more.