J - October

Applying Unified Classification for Economic Activities in Arab Countries
The Economic Statistics section at ESCWA organized a regional workshop on implementation of the

Social Water Studies in MENA Region
ESCWA Regional Advisor on Environment and Water Ralf Klingbeil participated in the conference on

  I - September

Abdallah Al Dardari Appointed as Deputy Executive Secretary of ESCWA
On 25 September 2014 United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United

Regional Perspectives on Sustainable Development
The Regional Commissions, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

  H - August

Boosting Digital Arabic Content – new report examines challenges and opportunities
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Economic and Social

E-Seminar on Integrating Social Justice into National Reforms Plans ongoing until 15 August
Over the past few years, many Arab countries have witnessed popular uprisings in which ordinary men

  G - July

Regional Profile of the Information Society: the Arabic language sixth among the most used languages on the Internet
The Internet penetration rate in the Arab region registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of

ESCWA and the League of Arab States launch technical material on disability in the Arab region
ESCWA launched in partnership with the League of Arab States a technical material on "Disability in

Towards a National Legislative Framework to Protect Women and Girls against All Forms of Violence
On 17and18 June 2014, the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt hosted ESCWA’s Regional Advisor

  F - June

Negotiations on Climate Change
ESCWA convened a three-day Regional Training Workshop on Capacity Development for Climate Change

Training on Climate Change Vulnerability in the Arab Region
ESCWA convened a workshop on “Applying the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Methodology in

  E - May

ESCWA Hub to NetMundial
ESCWA hosted a regional hub for remote participation in the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the

The United Arab Emirates Hosts the “Thinking digital? Let’s innovate in Arabic!” competition
The digital Arabic content (DAC) competition was launched on 10 April 2014 in the United Arab

  D - April

Experts Meet at ESCWA, Discuss Regional Economic Situation and Prospects
On 9 April 2014, ESCWA organized an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the Regional Economic Situation

  C - March

Tunisian President Receives Executive Secretary
On 24 February 2014, the Tunisian President, Mr. Mohamad Moncef Marzouki received United Nations

“Thinking digital? Let’s innovate in Arabic!”
The door for applying to the digital Arabic content (DAC) competition is now open until 31 March

ESCWA Marks World Water Day 2014
To mark World Water Day 2014, ESCWA cooperated with the Association of the Friends of Ibrahim Abdel

  B - February

First Arab States Regional South-South Development EXPO
The first Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo was held on 18 to 20 February 2014,

Water, Energy and Food Security in the Region: A Nexus Approach
The American University of Beirut-affiliated Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and

ESCWA and the International Renewable Energy Conference
Investment in alternative energy offers a range of benefits, not only for energy security or

The Digital Arabic Content Competitions for 2013 Open the Doors for Digital Products in Arabic
ESCWA launched the digital Arabic content (DAC) competitions for 2013 between June and September in

Lessons in Development From Finland
In an effort to learn from the experience of other countries, ESCWA, in cooperation with the

ESCWA contributes to SHARAKA Conference
Upon invitation from the Gulf Studies Program at the College of Arts and Science, Qatar University,

Capacity Development for Climate Change Negotiations for the Arab Countries
Upon a request for support through Technical Cooperation from the League of Arab States (LAS),

Program Cycle Management and Proposal Writing Training Program
Further to a request from the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, ESCWA organized a five-day

  A - January

Arab Countries Discuss Industrial Statistics and Classifications

The Qatari capital, Doha, hosted on 30 September - 2 October 2013 a regional workshop on

ESCWA Participates in the 59th ISI World Statistics Congress

On 26-30 August 2013, Hong Kong witnessed an important event: the 59th International

A Push to the Green End

Within the context of the ESCWA-lead project on "Strengthening National Capacities in the