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The Technical Cooperation programme of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) aims to respond to priority development needs identified by member countries through technical and policy advisory services as well as capacity building activities.

In delivering its Technical Cooperation (TC) programme, ESCWA relies on a network of TC focal points based in each of the 18 member countries.
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ESCWA Workshop in the Sudan on "Enhancing National Technology Transfer System in Sudan: Legal Framework and Suggested Structure"
02.01.2018 | Sudan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with Arab Member States, and upon the request of the Africa City of Technology (ACT) in Sudan to provide technical support in strengthening the technology transfer and innovation system in Sudan, ESCWA implemented a workshop in Khartoum on December 27, 2017. read more

Multiple ESCWA meetings Sudan on: "Establishment of an Observatory for ICT Indicators"
29.12.2017 | Sudan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with Arab Member States, and upon a request received from the National Information Center (NIC) to provide technical support in the establishment of an ICT Indicators Observatory in Sudan, ESCWA, represented by Dr. Nawar Al-Awa, Regional Adviser in Technology for Development Division (TDD), undertook a mission to Khartoum on 26 December 2017 to hold a number of meetings with national agencies involved in ICT indicators production. read more

ESCWA Workshop in Morocco on: "Technology for Persons with Disability: Plans, Initiatives, and Indicators"
01.12.2017 | Morocco
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with its Member States, and upon the request received from the Ministry of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development in the Kingdom of Morocco to provide technical support in convening a capacity-building workshop on the use of technology to enhance the accessibility of persons with disabilities (PwD), and to explore the possibility of developing an action plan to operationalize digital accessibility, ESCWA conducted a workshop in Rabat on 29 November 2017. read more

ESCWA Workshop in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on: " National Strategy for Digital Government"
10.11.2017 | Jordan
Within the framework of the technical cooperation program implemented by ESCWA in cooperation with its Member States, and upon the request of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MoICT) in Jordan to provide technical assistance in convening a capacity building workshop in the development of e-government strategies, and to advise on the needed roadmap to develop the national digital government strategy, ESCWA carried out a workshop in Amman on 6 and 7 November 2017. read more