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The topic of pollution resulting from hydrocarbon fuels calls for special care from those concerned with energy and environment in Lebanon, especially in the transportation sector," said Rola Majdalani, director of Sustainable Development and Productivity Division at ESCWA, adding that the sector uses more than 50 percent of fluid petroleum products.
The Symposium aims to offer policy guidelines that support green productive sectors, the roadmap towards a green economy in the Arab region and discuss it with experts and decision-makers, discuss ways of cooperation and regional coordination to share best practices among regional stakeholders and develop a framework for regional umbrella offices to support green and display the new ESCWA project on the appropriate green technologies and how to build on the results of the project to promote the achievements.
Headquartered in Beirut, ESCWA promotes the economic and social development of Western Asia.
The data were compiled mainly from national statistical sources in the ESCWA region, either from responses to ESCWA questionnaires or from statistical abstracts and bulletins issued by authorities in member countries.
This accumulated wealth of knowledge has allowed ESCWA to develop a range of capacity building programs and tools, to support member countries in formulating sound and sustainable water strategies and regional cooperation mechanisms.
The meeting dealt with steps attained by the e-Government technical committee on path to implement this vital and strategic project in Yemen as well as the technical support that can be offered by the ESCWA in that regard, in addition to the contribution to mobilize the required fund from donors to succeed this project.
blue," the American Jewish Congress today criticized the Reuters news service for a report stating that ESCWA approved of Lebanon's decision to pump water from the Wazzani River that also supplies Israel, without noting that the Commission is made up totally of Arab countries and excludes Israel.
FDI flows from the ESCWA region retracted by 51 per cent between 2009 and 2010, reaching $12.
Fu'ad Murad, Executive Director of the ESCWA Technology Centre.
He said that the meeting is part of the efforts exerted by ESCWA to support Arab and regional integration and achieve it.
The League of Arab States (LAS), ESCWA, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy (MOERE) in Egypt, and the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) are jointly organizing, in cooperation with the European Union s project Mediterranean Energy Efficiency in the Construction Sector MED-ENEC , the Second Arab Forum for Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) entitled Enhancing the Role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Promoting RE & EE on 18-19 June 2014 in El Gouna Movenpick Hotel, Egypt.