The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) [Arabic]: (الإسكوا), headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. ESCWA promotes economic and social development of Western Asia through regional and subregional cooperation and integration. It devises, promotes, and executes development assistance activities and projects in tune with the needs and priorities of the region of Western Asia. ESCWA coordinates its activities with those of the major departments/offices of the United Nations at Headquarters and of specialized agencies and intergovernmental organizations, such as the League of Arab States, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Organisation of Islamic

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  • يقع المقر الرئيسي للجنة الأمم المتحدةالاقتصادية والاجتماعية غرب آسيا(الإسكوا) في بيروت، لبنان وهي واحدة من خمس لجان إقليمية أسسها المجلس الاقتصادي والاجتماعي للأمم المتحدة . ينص ميثاق الأمم المتحدة على توفير عوامل الاستقرار والرفاه. وكلاهما عنصران أساسيان لإقامة علاقات سليمة وودية بين الأمم، وذلك على أساس احترام مبدأ المساواة في الحقوق، الذي يضمن لها حق تقرير المصير ويوفر فرصاً متساوية، بما في ذلك تحقيق مستوى معيشة أفضل وتأمين العمل للجميع، من خلال التحفيز المستمر للنمو الاقتصادي والتنمية الاجتماعية. وفي ضوء ذلك، أنشئت اللجان الإقليمية الخمس في الأمم المتحدة. والهدف منها هو تحقيق الأهداف الاقتصادية والاجتماعية الواردة في الميثاق، من خلال تعزيز التعاون والتكامل فيما بين البلدان في كل منطقة من مناطق العالم. واللجان الإقليمية هي: اللجنة الاقتصادية لأوروبا (1947)، واللجنة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية لآسيا والمحيط الهادئ (1947)، واللجنة الاقتصادية لأمريكا اللاتينية ومنطقة البحر الكاريبي (1948)، واللجنة الاقتصادية لأفريقيا (1958)، واللجنة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية لغربي آسيا (1973). (ar)
  • The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) [Arabic]: (الإسكوا), headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. ESCWA promotes economic and social development of Western Asia through regional and subregional cooperation and integration. It devises, promotes, and executes development assistance activities and projects in tune with the needs and priorities of the region of Western Asia. ESCWA coordinates its activities with those of the major departments/offices of the United Nations at Headquarters and of specialized agencies and intergovernmental organizations, such as the League of Arab States, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, with a view to avoid duplication and ensure complementarity, synergy and exchange of information. ESCWA has 18 member states (the latest countries to join were Mauritania in 2015; Libya, Morocco and Tunisia in 2012), and reports to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Vision In harmony with the universal ideals of the United Nations, ESCWA aspires to induce positive Economic and Social change for lasting development in the Arab region. ESCWA works in partnership with the governments of the region and inspires citizens to harness their inherent potential to build a solid foundation for progress and prosperity. Objectives To support economic and social development in the countries of the region; To promote cooperation between the countries of the region; To encourage interaction between member countries and promote the exchange of experience, best practice and lessons learned; To achieve regional integration between member countries, and to ensure interaction between Western Asia and other regions of the world; To familiarize the outside world with the circumstances and needs of the countries in the region. Mission ESCWA is dedicated to the advancement of the Arab region. It acts as a catalyst for the realisation of pioneering Economic and Social development programmes. It spurs cooperation, develops innovative strategies, and promotes pragmatic policies. ESCWA acts as a think tank and platform for dialogue which promotes partnerships across the region. ESCWA mobilizes the support of stakeholders and key players from official institutions and civil society, towards the common goal of improving human life. (en)
  • Die Wirtschafts- und Sozialkommission für Westasien (engl. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, ESCWA oder UNESCWA) ist eine der fünf regionalen Kommissionen des Wirtschafts- und Sozialrates der Vereinten Nationen (ECOSOC). Zuständigkeitsgebiet sind die Länder der Arabischen Halbinsel sowie die Nordafrikanischen Länder Ägypten, Sudan, Libyen, Tunesien und Marokko. Sie wurde 1973 als Wirtschaftskommission für Westasien (engl. Economic Commission for Western Asia, ECWA oder UNECWA) gegründet, die Umbenennung erfolgte 1985 und sollte die sozialen Aufgaben der Kommissionen in der Region verdeutlichen. Die Kommission hat ihren Sitz in Beirut (Libanon) und hat die Förderung und Entwicklung ihrer 17 Mitgliedsstaaten im sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Bereich zum Ziel. (de)
  • Le CESAO ou Commission économique et sociale des Nations unies pour l'Asie occidentale, siège à Beyrouth au Liban, est un organisme dépendant de l'ONU. Elle a été établie en 1973 pour encourager la coopération économique entre ses États membres. Elle s'appelait alors Commission économique des Nations unies pour l'Asie occidentale, nom qu'elle a gardé jusqu'en 1985. C'est l'une des cinq commissions régionales du Conseil économique et social des Nations unies (ECOSOC) et lui rend compte directement. La Commission se compose de 14 États membres. Elle siège à Beyrouth au Liban. (fr)
  • La Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia Occidentale (o ESCWA, dall'acronimo inglese di Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia) è una delle cinque commissioni economiche regionali che riportano al Consiglio economico e sociale (ECOSOC) delle Nazioni Unite. (it)
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  • Le CESAO ou Commission économique et sociale des Nations unies pour l'Asie occidentale, siège à Beyrouth au Liban, est un organisme dépendant de l'ONU. Elle a été établie en 1973 pour encourager la coopération économique entre ses États membres. Elle s'appelait alors Commission économique des Nations unies pour l'Asie occidentale, nom qu'elle a gardé jusqu'en 1985. C'est l'une des cinq commissions régionales du Conseil économique et social des Nations unies (ECOSOC) et lui rend compte directement. La Commission se compose de 14 États membres. Elle siège à Beyrouth au Liban. (fr)
  • La Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia Occidentale (o ESCWA, dall'acronimo inglese di Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia) è una delle cinque commissioni economiche regionali che riportano al Consiglio economico e sociale (ECOSOC) delle Nazioni Unite. (it)
  • The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) [Arabic]: (الإسكوا), headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon, is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. ESCWA promotes economic and social development of Western Asia through regional and subregional cooperation and integration. It devises, promotes, and executes development assistance activities and projects in tune with the needs and priorities of the region of Western Asia. ESCWA coordinates its activities with those of the major departments/offices of the United Nations at Headquarters and of specialized agencies and intergovernmental organizations, such as the League of Arab States, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Organisation of Islamic (en)
  • يقع المقر الرئيسي للجنة الأمم المتحدةالاقتصادية والاجتماعية غرب آسيا(الإسكوا) في بيروت، لبنان وهي واحدة من خمس لجان إقليمية أسسها المجلس الاقتصادي والاجتماعي للأمم المتحدة . ينص ميثاق الأمم المتحدة على توفير عوامل الاستقرار والرفاه. وكلاهما عنصران أساسيان لإقامة علاقات سليمة وودية بين الأمم، وذلك على أساس احترام مبدأ المساواة في الحقوق، الذي يضمن لها حق تقرير المصير ويوفر فرصاً متساوية، بما في ذلك تحقيق مستوى معيشة أفضل وتأمين العمل للجميع، من خلال التحفيز المستمر للنمو الاقتصادي والتنمية الاجتماعية. (ar)
  • Die Wirtschafts- und Sozialkommission für Westasien (engl. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, ESCWA oder UNESCWA) ist eine der fünf regionalen Kommissionen des Wirtschafts- und Sozialrates der Vereinten Nationen (ECOSOC). Zuständigkeitsgebiet sind die Länder der Arabischen Halbinsel sowie die Nordafrikanischen Länder Ägypten, Sudan, Libyen, Tunesien und Marokko. (de)
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  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (en)
  • Wirtschafts- und Sozialkommission für Westasien (de)
  • Commission économique et sociale pour l'Asie occidentale (fr)
  • Commissione economica e sociale per l'Asia Occidentale (it)
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