Governance and Statebuilding

Conflict, Occupation and Development




World Mental Health Day
10 October2015

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
2nd Wednesday in October2015

World Food Day
16 October2015




Mr. Youssef Chaitani
Section Chief


Upcoming Events

1/11 - 1/11/2015 Launch and Policy Discussion on "What is Left of the Spring? The Long Road to Social Justice in the Arab Region" -Beirut

15/11 - 15/11/2015 Launch of the Arab Governance Report (date tentative) -Beirut

26/11 - 26/11/2015 Seminar on the impact of Israeli occupation on Palestinian's living conditions -Beirut

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Iraq-Public Sector Modernization

Past Events

1/9- 1/9/2015
Launching of the Report on the Economic and Social Repercussions of the Israeli Occupation on the Living Conditions of the Palestinian People - Beirut

17/8- 19/8/2015
IPSM-II familiarization seminar: Administrative Decentralization at the Kurdistan Institute of Public Administration - Erbil

18/8- 18/8/2015
Expert Group Meeting to review the first draft of the Social Development Report, No.1: What is Left of the Spring? The Long Road to Social Justice in the Arab Region - Beirut

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Emerging and Conflict-Related Issues Division (ECRI)

Conflict, Occupation and Development

1. Monitor, evaluate and produce substantive analysis on the impact of occupation and conflict on development (economic, social, political, institutional and cultural);

2. Assist member ... more >>



2014 International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Officials from Palestine Look into its work and Activities (May 2012)

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


  2012, March 27: 17th Annual Meeting on "Water & Food Security in the Arabian Gulf", Abu Dhabi
  2014: International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  Fourth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries, Istanbul, 9-13 May 2011
  Workshop on Macroeconomic Simulations for MDG Achievement, 28-29 September 2011


Report Expert group meeting on protracted conflict and resilience in the Arab region Amman, 21-22 May 2015

Report Consultative Meeting of ESCWA and Civil Society Organizations on Supporting Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon Beirut, 2 June 2014

Report on high-level meeting on the Yemen national dialogue Beirut, 11-12 June 2014

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  2014: International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  Beyond governance and conflict: measuring the impact of the neighborhood effect in the Arab region
  Economic & social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people
  International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  Israeli Occupation - Facts and Figures
  Monitoring and Analysis of Political, Social and Economic Development in Countries Affected by Conflict
  Socio-Economic Impact of Conflict-Driven Displacement in the ESCWA Region


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

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

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