Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

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Subject (Course): The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
  2. The Commission of ESWA.
  3. The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia commission and other intergovernmental bodies.
  4. Social Development.
  5. Centre for Women.
  6. Economic Development and Globalisation.
  7. Information and communication technology.
  8. Statistics of the Economic Commission for Western Asia.
  9. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Western Asia region.
  10. The Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA).

The purposes of the subject “The Economic Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)” are the following:

  1. To understand the goals, structure, and functions of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia of the United Nations
  2. To analyse the economic and social development ESCWA's member countries
  3. To learn about the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA)
  4. To evaluate the funds and projects of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Subject “The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)” is studied…
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Muslims Countries, Global Economic Relations
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in the Islamic Countries
  3. Course: the Middle East

Languages of study: En or Es ESCWA Fr CESAO.

  1. Credits of the subject “The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia”: 1 ECTS / 0.5 AC Credits
  2. Duration: one week

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Subject Description: The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA):

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is the regional body of the United Nations for Western Asia.

The Member countries of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia are Bahrain, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is a framework for the conception and coordination of sectoral policies in Western Asian economies.

Production sectors in the region of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia suffer from low productivity and poor competitiveness, which can largely be attributed to the inefficient use of resources, the insufficient creation of “networking” and misuse technology. Small and medium-sized enterprises, which are among the main sources of employment and income, are the groups most vulnerable to these challenges.

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) cooperate with other regional bodies like the Arab League, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) or the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (لمجلس التعاون لدول الخليج العربية).

The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) belongs to the Islamic Civilisation and the African Civilisation.

Sample of the subject - Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia:
ESCWA Economic Commission Western Asia


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