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3 May2014

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15 May2014

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15 May2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

Contact

Ms. Maha Yahya
Section Chief
+961-1-978400
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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

23/11-24/11/2011
Inter-regional Seminar on "Participatory Development and Conflict Resolution: Path of Democratic Transition and Social Justice" Beirut

25/8-26/8/2011
Expert Group Meeting to follow-up on recommendations of Civil Society Forum on "Arab Uprising and Prospects for Renaissance" Beirut

15/2- 20/2/2010
National workshop on "Building National Capacities in Iraq on Participatory Social Development" - Beirut

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Social Development Division

Social Participatory Development

The overall objective of SPDS is to strengthen partnerships between government institutions and civil society organizations in ESCWA member countries. SPDS is primarily concerned with identifying, ... more >>

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PROGRAMME NEWS

Launching of ESCWA Publication on “Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions”, Beirut, 17 December 2013

Capacity-Building Workshop and Launching of ESCWA Manual on “Partnership in Democratic Governance”, Beirut, 5-9 November 2013

The Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions

Women and Participation in the Arab Uprisings: A Struggle for Justice

Civil Society Dialogues: Exploring New Frontiers

Manual on “Capacity-Building for Partnership in Democratic Governance”

"Post-2015 UN Development Agenda: Civil Society Consultation Meeting", Beirut, 14 March 2013

Electronic Discussion on “Democracy and Participation”, June-September 2012

Resident workshop on “Capacity-Building for Partnership in Democratic Governance and Public Policy Processes”,Beirut, 16-19 April 2012

Participatory Development & Conflict Resolution: Path of Democratic Transition and Social Justice


KEY DOCUMENTS, PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES

  Brochures
  Country Briefs on Development Challenges, Democratic Transition and Civic Engagement
  Information Kit
  Policy Brief
  Projects
  Reports
  SD Bulletin
 

PUBLICATIONS

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.6
Information Kit - Effective Indicators to Measure Public Civic Participation

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.5
Participation and Civic Engagement Policy Brief Series: Policy Brief One Participation And Transitional Justice

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/1
Comparative Analysis of Civil Society Participation in Public Policy Formulation in Selected Arab Countries

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Specialized Sites

Participatory Development in Western Asia

 

Useful Links

League of Arab States

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

The UN Youth Unit

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

United Nations Development Programme

ILO Information Technology and Communication Bureau

Arab Planning Institute

Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organizations

Arab Fund For Economic and Social Development