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

  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:…

Jun 27 2014 / No Comment / 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)…

Jun 23 2014 / No Comment / 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…

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RECENT STORIES

The ‘Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia’ Launched in Stockholm »

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  ESCWA and the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) launched the Inventory of Shared Water Resources…

Jul 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Nigeria to host 3rd African Internet Governance Forum »

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The third African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from 10 to 12 July 2014. According…

Jun 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jun 4 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…

May 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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…

Jul 10 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…

May 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Mar 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jan 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultations in Istanbul help shape the Post 2015 Development Agenda »

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The Post 2015 Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultations concluded today in İstanbul with a call to end the increasing inequalities in the region. During the last three days more than 350 governments, civil society, private sector, academia and the United Nations representatives from over…

Nov 8 2013 / No Comment / Read More »
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…

Jul 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Jun 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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…

Dec 24 2013 / No Comment / Read More »

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 roadsafe

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

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…

May 30 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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Low Economic Growth in 2014 Could Affect Employment in Latin America and the Caribbean

(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 labor market and presents major challenges for labor market policy, said…

May 29 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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The ‘Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia’ Launched in Stockholm

  ESCWA and the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) launched the Inventory of Shared Water Resources in Western Asia on 3 september at the World Water Week in Stockholm. This publication is…

Jul 14 2014 / Read More »

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