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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Amman, May 21 (BNA): The 4th meeting of the Board of Governors of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Technology Centre (ETC) was held in Amman in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on May 19-20, 2015, which was attended by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Assistant Under-Secretary for Arab and Afro-Asian Affairs and Organizations and ECT Board Member, Dr.
Rima Khalaf is paying a working visit to Tunisia from February 24 to 26, on the presentation of ESCWA's first report on Arab complementarity.
On the other hand, Abdullah said that FDI flows from the ESCWA region reduced by 51 percent between 2009 and 2010, reaching $12.5 billion.
The meeting of the senior officials that would precede the ministerial meeting will focus on issues pertaining to youth, creating job opportunities and the institutional construction in addition to ESCWA's activities since the session 25th and action plan of 2010 a" 2011.
Marzouki also indicated that Tunisia will build on the ESCWA report during the Arab Economic Summit it will host in 2015.
Zebari also participated in the pre-conference session in the discussion of a draft report compiled by ESCWA on "The Road to Arab Food Security" amongst a group of experts selected to revise and discuss the draft report before its official launch.
CARTHAGE (TAP) - Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Rima Khalaf, on Monday, briefed Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki about the commission's first report on Arab co-operation.
The current session ialso aims to provide an official forum to discuss proposals and recommendations related to the formulation of the ESCWA programme of work in the field of social development and ways to improve the programme and its activities.
Principally, water is scarce in most of the Escwa member countries and the Mideast region as a whole.
Download AbuGhazaleh, ESCWA, Arab Industrial Development, Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization organise Arab Forum for Nanoscience and Technologies Applications NNA - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), ESCWA Technology Center, Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO), Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) organized the Arab Forum for Nanoscience and Technologies Applications, which was held at the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University in Amman.
Speaking on the sideline of an UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia's (ESCWA) forum held in Beirut, representative of Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water Khalifa Al-Furaij said that it was important to meet the challenges posed by climate change.