Governance and Statebuilding

Conflict, Occupation and Development




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Mr. Tarik Alami

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

6/4- 10/4/2014
Capacity Enhancing Workshop on Policy Formulation for the Infrastructure Sector in Palestine - Amman

9/12- 11/12/2013
ESCWA-ARADO 13th Annual Conference on The State of Arab Governance and Public Administration in the Post-Crisis Environment: Options or New Challenges and Requirements - Amman

6/12- 7/12/2013
High-Level Sudanese Delegation Retreat on Urban Poverty Index and Localizing MDGs in the State of Khartoum - Beirut

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Emerging and Conflict-Related Issues Division (ECRI)

The Mandate/Core functions of the Division are:

1. Monitor and analyze emerging and strategic issues and challenges and present policy and other recommendations, proposals and ... more >>



ESCWA and The Rotary Clubs in Lebanon Launch Report on Arab MDGs (10 October 2013)

Towards Public Service Modernization in Iraq (September 2013)

Strategic Planning Follow-Up Workshop, Erbil (July 2013)

Fostering Participation in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda (June 2013)

Supporting the Government of Iraq in Public Sector Modernisation (April 2013)

Technical Assistance Workshops on Strategic Planning for the Ministries of Planning in Iraq (December 2012)

Training of Young Researchers and Surveyors in Erbil, Iraq (February 2011)

Final Coordination Meeting on The Outcome of the Situation Analysis to support Decentralization and Local Governance in Iraq (September 2010)

Launching of first Arabic Guide on Public Finance Management Reform (May 2010)

ECRI's "Kamen Sane" Cartoon Booklet Wins Award, October 2009


  2013: April 08 - From Inherit Challenges facing the Arab State to the Arab Uprising: The Governance Deficit vs. Development
  2013: April 08 - The Role of Responsive and Accountable Public Governance in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
  2013: June 25-26: Capacity Development Workshop “Fostering Participation in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Bahrain


Institutional development and transition: Decentralization in the course of political transformation

An Overview of the Arab Security Sector Amidst Political Transition: A Reflection of Legacies, Functions and Perceptions

Short- and medium-term economic challenges of the Arab transition: A review

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  Economic & social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people
  Good Governance in Conflict-Affected LDCs: A Regional Perspective Towards a New Paradigm
  Human and Institutional Capacity-Building for Conflict Mitigation
  Human and Institutional Capacity-Building: Towards a modernized public sector
  International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  Israeli Occupation - Facts and Figures
  Lebanons Rebuilding and Revival
  Monitoring and Analysis of Political, Social and Economic Development in Countries Affected by Conflict
  Promoting Civic Values & Life Skills through Education in Iraq
  Socio-Economic Impact of Conflict-Driven Displacement in the ESCWA Region
  Training Module on Human Resources Management
  Your Reference Guide to Best Practices in Public Financial Management




E-Caravan Project - Mobile Computer School

Strengthening National Capacity for the Integration of Sustainable Development Principles into Development Strategies in Lebanon

The Developmental Costs of Conflict in the ESCWA Region: A Composite MDG Index for Conflict-Affected Countries

LDC fact sheet

Conflict and political instability in the ESCWA region: An overview of ESCWA’s activities (2010-2011)

Decentralization and Local Governance in Iraq

Strategies for Development in Conflict Affected Countries in the ESCWA Region: The Role of the State and Private Sector Development - DRAFT

Information Kit on Sustainable Development under Conditions of Conflict or Political Instability Conflict Mitigation and Development: Vision, Approaches and Achievements - DRAFT

Micro-finance in Conflict: Strategies for Development and Peace in the ESCWA Region - DRAFT

Capacity Building of the Iraqi Public Sector Management (NCCMD)

Governance in Support of Employment Creation (GEC) Program - Iraq, ESCWA-UNOPS

Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening of Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW)

ICT in Education for Iraq Project

Development of Micro and Small Agro-Industries

The E-Caravan Project

Replanting Trees Project

Arab Palestinian Civil Society Coalition

Professionals For Iraq Reconstruction

Ebel Al-Saqi Ecological Park (Hema Ebil Al-Saqi)

Upgrading of Skills and Small Business Capacities Project

Development of National Gender Statistics in Iraq

Smart Community Project for Iraq

Iraqi Networking Academies Project

United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN)
The Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO)
Rotary Clubs in Lebanon