How was the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) established?
Last Updated: May 06, 2016
The Economic Commission for Western Asia was established by E/RES/1818(LV) of 9 August 1973.
It was renamed the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia pursuant to E/RES/1985/69 of 26 July 1985.
Press releases pertaining to the Commission are issued under series symbol REC/- (formerly ESCWA/-).
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