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




Ms. Atsuko Okuda
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)

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


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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  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