Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia


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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among Arab states in the Middle East, along with Egypt and Sudan. It was founded in 1973 and is based in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Financier : United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (unescwa),United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS),
Project Details: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) provides a framework for the formulation and harmonization of sectoral policies for member countries, a platform for congress and coordination, a home for expertise and knowledge, and an information observatory.
Summary: BEIRUT: The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) signed on Sunday a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC).
As a result, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) has warned that economic development alone is not a solution to the region's problems.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia summarizes the state of migration to and from Arab countries and development and policy therein as they pertain to migrants.
1 percent for 2010, the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia - ESCWA said in its annual report on economic and social developments in ESCWA region.
Jordan assumed on Wednesday chairmanship of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) 26th session in a ceremony that was held at ESCWA headquarter in Beirut under the patronage of Lebanese parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.
In Beirut, she will chair a regional coordination mechanism meeting of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
The Supreme Council for Women is organising the event with UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
Amman, May 16 (Petra) a" Jordan will head the 26th ministerial session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) scheduled to open in Beirut during May 19 a" 20.
Summary: Lebanese sources on Monday dismissed reports circulated in the media of the possibility of relocating the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) based in downtown Beirut.
Covering conditions in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, this report of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) includes a range of statistics drawn from national sources, including population, fertility and mortality, marriage and divorce, showing data as late as 2006.
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