Governance and Statebuilding

Conflict, Occupation and Development




International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
29 November2015

World AIDS Day
1 December2015

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
2 December2015




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Section Chief


Upcoming Events

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

27/11 - 27/11/2015 Commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (29 November) -Beirut

30/11 - 30/11/2015 Launch of the Arab Governance Report (date tentative) -Beirut

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Iraq-Public Sector Modernization

Past 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

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

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Emerging and Conflict-Related Issues Division (ECRI)

Governance and Statebuilding

1. Produce substantive analysis and policy recommendations on main aspects of governance, political reform and transition to democracy;

2. Formulate rapid response, pre-emptive policy ... more >>



Workshop on Change Management in Public Sector Reform in Iraq (20-28 April 2015)

Capacity Development Workshop on Implementing the Citizen Engagement Self-Assessment Questionnaire

First Arab Conference on Administrative Reform and Development (Cairo, 22-23 February 2015)

6th Annual Conference of the GIFT-MENA Network (Marrakech, 10-12 February 2015)

14th Annual Conference of the Arab Administrative Development Organization (Cairo, 17-19 December 2014)

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)


  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 ‚ÄúFostering Participation in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Bahrain


Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings Issue No. 3 Political Polarization or Common Ground?

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

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  Annual Conference of the Arab Administrative Development Organization
  Arab Governance Report
  GIFT-MENA Annual Conference
  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
  Iraq Public Sector Modernization Programme newsletter
  Lebanons Rebuilding and Revival
  Promoting Civic Values & Life Skills through Education in Iraq
  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