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Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the UN Regional Commissions with the UNGA Second Committee, 5 November 2014, New York »

Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the UN Regional Commissions with the UNGA Second Committee: The Means of Implementation in Support of the post-2015 Development Agenda: Regional Perspectives The objective…

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RECENT STORIES

UNECE Executive Secretary participates in conference on sustainable development in the Aral Sea Basin »

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Published:29 October 2014 The drying out of the Aral Sea is one of the gravest environmental catastrophes in human history.…

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Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the UN Regional Commissions with the UNGA Second Committee, 5 November 2014, New York »

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Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the UN Regional Commissions with the UNGA Second Committee: The Means of Implementation in…

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Regional Ministerial Consultation calls for strong and participatory accountability for the post-2015 agenda at all levels »

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Published:23 September 2014, ECE The Regional Ministerial Consultation “Monitoring and Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda –The Regional Dimension” discussed…

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ECLAC Addresses the Paradoxes and Challenges of Climate Change’s Economic and Social Impact in the Region »

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(22 September 2014) Preliminary estimates suggest that the economic costs of climate change will be around 2.5 % of Latin…

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RECENT EVENTS

Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development »

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On 2-4 April 2014, the Jordanian capital Amman hosted the “Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development” organized by ESCWA in cooperation with Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation and of Environment in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the League of Arab States (LAS) and…

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Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the Regional commissions with ECOSOC, 3 July 2014 »

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  The Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions will be having their annual Dialogue with ECOSOC on Thursday, 3 July at 10 am. Please click on the following to download: Flyer Issues brief on the Regional Dimension in the Post-2015 Agenda…

Jun 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

International Treaties Seminar: Road Safety, New York, 5 June »

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UNECE and the Office of Legal Affairs will organize a “Road Safety Treaty Day” for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations. The event – coorganized with the Regional Commissions New York Office and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) – will take place on…

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World Water Day 2014, 21 Mar 2014, Bangkok »

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  The World Water Day 2014 (WWD2014) is celebrated around the world. This year 2014 WWD will be commemorated on, Friday, 21 March 2014 with the theme of Water and Energy. Globally the WWD2014 is being facilitated jointly by UNU (United Nations University) and UNIDO…

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59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women / Beijing+20 (2015) »

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The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York, tentatively scheduled for 9-20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world attend…

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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative (ESCWA Publication) »

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  Summary For the Arab countries, integration is a development imperative. Around the world, even the greatest powers have opted to be part of larger…

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Common African Position on the post 2015 Development Agenda launched »

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Addis Ababa, 4 June, 2014 (ECA) – The Common African Position (CAP) on the Post 2015 Development agenda was launched this week Tuesday, at the…

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Low Economic Growth in 2014 Could Affect Employment in Latin America and the Caribbean »

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(May 22, 2014) The economic scenario in 2014, with an estimated growth rate of 2.7%, is far from auspicious for the evolution of the regional…

May 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

ESCAP launches digitized version of intellectual history »

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For the first time in the nearly seven decades of its existence, the work of staff at the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and…

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Launch of the Asia-Pacific regional MDGs report 2012/13 »

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Launch of the Asia-Pacific regional MDGs report 2012/13 Asia-Pacific Aspirations: Perspectives for the Post-2015 Development Agenda Organized by ESCAP/ADB/UNDP regional partnership 20 Spetmber 2013 Bangkok,…

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Launching of the 2012-2013 Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region »

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 On 1 October 2013, ESCWA Chief Economist and Director of the Economic Development and Globalization Division (EDGD) Abdallah Al Dardari held a press conference at…

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ECLAC Predicts that the Region’s Exports Will Grow by 1.5% and Imports by 4.5% in 2013 »

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The foreign trade performance of Latin America and the Caribbean reflects the weak global economy. Regional export values are expected to grow by just 1.5%…

Sep 16 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
ECE News ece31oct14

UNECE Executive Secretary participates in conference on sustainable development in the Aral Sea Basin

Published:29 October 2014 The drying out of the Aral Sea is one of the gravest environmental catastrophes in human history. It has had severe implications for the environment and the climate in the region, as well…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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70th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

70th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Regional Connectivity for Shared Prosperity The 70th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific will be held in…

May 29 2014 / Read More »
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ECLAC Addresses the Paradoxes and Challenges of Climate Change’s Economic and Social Impact in the Region

(22 September 2014) Preliminary estimates suggest that the economic costs of climate change will be around 2.5 % of Latin America and the Caribbean’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in the case that the temperature rises…

Sep 23 2014 / Read More »
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Nigeria to host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum

The third African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from 10 to 12 July 2014. According to the Secretariat of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) at the United Nations Economic Commission…

Jun 23 2014 / Read More »
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Arab Dignitaries and Senior Officials Take Part in ESCWA 28th Ministerial Session

  On 17 September 2014, Arab ministers and senior regional and foreign officials took part today in the opening of the 28th ministerial session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA),…

Sep 18 2014 / Read More »

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