Source: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) |

Ahead of the Fifth Global Conference on the Least Developed Countries: A New Report Monitors the Challenges of Arab Countries

ESCWA Executive Secretary Rola Dashti reiterated her call for considering the humanitarian, development and peace nexus as a foundation for all interventions, especially in countries affected by chronic conflict

Arab least developed countries (LDCs) members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA),  namely Mauritania, Somalia, the Sudan and Yemen, have been facing dire economic challenges, instability and bleak growth prospects. The situation was exacerbated in 2020 by the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Conflicts…

Source: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) |

Casablanca Hosts Workshop on Innovative Technologies for Waste Management in Arab Region

On 29-30 September, The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in partnership with the Economic Commission for Africa’s Sub-regional Office for North Africa (ECA/SRO-NA) and the Moroccan Cleaner Production Center (CMPP), organizes a regional workshop at the Golden Tulip Farah Casablanca Hotel, Morocco, entitled “Innovative Technologies…