ESCWA’s technical cooperation activities, including advisory services, Development Account Projects and extra-budgetary projects are reviewed in this bi-annual report submitted to the 26th ESCWA Ministerial Session .
ESCWA’s team of Regional Advisors, staff as well as its network of expert consultants undertook several advisory and capacity building activities in 2008 – 2009. These graphs and figures show a quick picture of the services..
The policy and analytical work of ESCWA supports the outcomes of major United Nations conferences
and international agreements, including the Millennium Development Goals. ESCWA technical ...
Past Mission Reports by Regional Advisors, Staff and Consultants are available under the country flags. Those pages are not available to the public, however, ESCWA’s Technical Cooperation Focal Points have been granted access to their respective country site with a user name and a passpord. If you are a TC Focal Point and need a password, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beirut-Dubai, 30 April 2013 (Information and Communication Unit)— “The United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Technical Cooperation Workshop” opened today in Dubai, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Ministry of Economy at the UAE. In his opening remarks, ESCWA Director of the Planning, Partnerships and Technical Cooperation Division Roberto Laurenti, expressed the Commission’s gratitude to the Assistant Under-Secretary-General at the Emirati Ministry of Economy, Mr. Mohamad Saleh Shalwah for his full support in holding this meeting.
ESCWA through its Regional Advisor Environment and Water, Dr. Ralf Klingbeil, assisted Bahrain during a mission in November 2012 in its efforts for improving national water demand management. Upon request from the Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) Mr. Klingbeil visited Bahrain in November 2012 to review national policies and practices in rationalizing water consumption.
ESCWA Regional Advisor for the National Accounts Omar Hakouz visited the Central Administration of Statistics (CAS) in Kuwait in April of 2012. During his two-week visit, Hakouz trained the staff of National Accounts Department to review their database on national accounts and publish the compilation in accordance with international dissemination standards. On his last day, the Department held a workshop on “Requirements for Improving the Rules of National Accounts Data.”