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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Jordan cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Jordan

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.9

Having scarce natural resources, Jordan’s concerns over energy security and fossil fuel import dependency have intensified due to the political events in recent years. In fact, Jordan currently...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.8

UAE is one of the major oil and gas producers; nevertheless, its journey to renewable energy started in 2006 in Abu Dhabi when the Government announced the creation of the Masdar Initiative in an...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.6

Being the largest energy importer in North Africa, Morocco is faced with the challenging task of meeting rising local energy demand while keeping its import bill under control. Facing these...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Georgia cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Georgia

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.10

The Georgian power sector has changed significantly in the last 10–12 years with policy reforms and major rehabilitation of the power sector leading to investment flows in the sector.

The...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Serbia cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Serbia

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.12

The renewable energy sources sector in Serbia, apart from hydro-energy, is still in its early phase of development but the country has set clear political goals to use renewable energy, mitigate...

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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Kazakhstan cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Kazakhstan

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.11

Within the framework of the concept of transition of the Republic of Kazakhstan to sustainable development adopted for 2007–2024, it was stated that the sustainable economic development of...

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Case study on policy reforms to promote renewable energy in Lebanon cover Case study on policy reforms to promote renewable energy in Lebanon

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.7

The energy sector in Lebanon has been suffering since the beginning of the 1990s because of the lack of a clear policy setting goals for the development of the sector. No investments have been...

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Methodological study on economic statistics: Islamic Finance in the National Accounts cover Methodological study on economic statistics: Islamic Finance in the National Accounts

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.4

Important differences exist between conventional and Islamic finance: mainly on the differing structure of conventional and Islamic bank accounts, financial intermediation services indirectly...

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Catalogue for Arab Gender Statistics cover Catalogue for Arab Gender Statistics

E/ESCWA/SD/2016/TECHNICAL PAPER.3

The catalogue is a compilation of gender statistics related activities and outputs implemented by the Arab countries and the Statistics Division at the Economic and Social Commission for Western...

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Information and Communication Technology Division

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Brochure.2

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Information and Communication Technology Division

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Brochure.3

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Country fact sheets on food security in the Arab region cover Country fact sheets on food security in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/CP.1

The Country Fact sheets contain key statistical information affecting Food Security, providing a comprehensive preview of the prevailing food and agriculture situation in the Arab Region. They...

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Palestine, the Occupation and the Fourth Geneva Convention: Facts and Figures, 2014 Palestine, the Occupation and the Fourth Geneva Convention: Facts and Figures, 2014

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2014/BOOKLET.1

Over the past twenty years, Israel, the occupying Power, continued to disregard international humanitarian law, and to ignore its obligations as a state party to the Geneva Convention relative to...

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Promoting Civil Values and Life Skills in Iraq, 2013 Promoting Civil Values and Life Skills in Iraq, 2013

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2013/Technical Paper.2

This fact-sheet shows how promoting civic values and life skills will enhance peaceful co-existence among future generations of adolescents and combat communal divide by reinforcing the concepts...

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Energy efficiency legislations and policies in the Arab region cover (Arabic) Energy efficiency legislations and policies in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/INF.3

This fact sheet focuses on the status of energy efficiency in the Arab region in terms of goals, institutional frameworks, legislation, policies, performance standards, funding mechanisms for...

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ic) Water Supply and Sanitation Indicators: Training Manual cover (Arab Water Supply and Sanitation Indicators: Training Manual

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2014/1/Manual

In the context of its support to the Regional Initiative for Establishing a Regional Mechanism for Improved Monitoring and Reporting on Access to Water Supply and Sanitation Services in the Arab...

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Trade facilitation initiatives in the ESCWA region Trade facilitation initiatives in the ESCWA region

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2013/Technical Paper.3

Trade facilitation has gained importance as the global trade system has expanded and tariffs have fallen. A reduction in trade transaction costs by 1 per cent of the value of world trade is...

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Knowledge Society: ESCWA activities in 2015 Newsletter, Issue No.2, March 2016

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/NEWSLETTER.2

The newsletter on the knowledge society presents updates on the main activities of the Technology for Development Division (TDD) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western...

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Knowledge Society Thematic activities in 2014 Newsletter, Issue No.1, December 2014

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/NEWSLETTER.1

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Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Renewable Energy Module cover Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Renewable Energy Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TOOLKIT.2

This module was prepared as part of the United Nations Development Account project on developing the capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

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