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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

  • Established as Economic Commission for Western Asia (ECWA) by E/RES/1818 (LV) of 9 Aug. 1973
  • Renamed Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) by E/RES/1985/69 of 26 July 1985 
  • Annual report
  • Flagship publication
    • Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
  • Library
  • Executive Secretaries
    • 2017- : Mohamed Ali Alhakim (Iraq)
      • Press release SG/A/1723-BIO/4953-REC/266
    • 2010-2017: Rima Khalaf (Jordan)
      • Press release SG/A/1263-BIO/4246-REC/236 [2010]
    • 2007-2010: Bader al-Dafa (Qatar)
      • Press release SG/A/1079-BIO/3899-REC/214 [2007]
    • 2000-2007: Mervat Tallawy (Egypt)
      • Press release SG/A/751-REC/97 [2000]
    • 1995-2000: Hazem El-Beblawi (Egypt)
      • Press release SG/A/600 [1995], BIO/2930-ESCWA/116 [1995]
    • 1993-1995: Sabah Eddin Shukri Bakjaji (Syrian Arab Republic)
      • Press release BIO/2768-ESCWA/113 [1993], ST/SGB/258
    • 1989-1993: Tayseer Abdel Jaber (Jordan)
      • Press release SG/A/412-BIO/2385-ESCWA/97 [1989]
    • 1985-1989: Mohammed Said Nabulsi (Jordan)
      • Press release SG/A/343-ECWA/82 [1985]
    • 1973-1985: Mohammed Said Al-Attar (Yemen)
      • Press release SG/A/145-BIO/1077 [1973]