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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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Wealth Inequality and Closing the Poverty Gap in Arab Countries: The Case for a Solidarity Wealth Tax cover Wealth Inequality and Closing the Poverty Gap in Arab Countries: The Case for a Solidarity Wealth Tax

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.9

High poverty rates coupled with high concentration of wealth in the Arab region have highlighted the need for a stronger civic solidarity and the shared responsibility of the public, the private...

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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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Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module cover Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit: Technology Transfer Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TOOLKIT.3

This module, implemented within a United Nations Development Account (DA) project on “Developing the capacities of ESCWA member countries to address the water and energy nexus for achieving...

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Information Kit - Effective Indicators to Measure Public Civic Participation

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.6



Civic participation was a key demand of Arab citizens who took to the streets demanding to be heard. Young and old, rich and poor, they came together as active citizens to express their...

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Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within National Institutions in the Arab Region cover Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within National Institutions in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/INF.1

This brochure describes the process followed to develop the Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s empowerment in National Institutions in the Arab region in view of strengthening their...

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Leaflet on the Information Society

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Brochure.3

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Country and Regional Profiles for Sustainable Development Indicators with Selected Sectors in the ESCWA Region: Technology Sector

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/Booklet.6

ESCWA prepared a set of handbooks for the following six sectors: energy, water, environment, agriculture, small and medium-sized enterprises and technology, each addressing sustainable...

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ESCWA at 40: Working for a Just and Prosperous Arab World

E/ESCWA/OES/2014/Booklet.1

This booklet was published on the occasion of ESCWA’s 40th anniversary. It highlights key development challenges in the Arab region, and presents an overview of ESCWA’s work, key achievements and...

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Towards integration of Water and Agriculture Policies: Enhancing coordination between the Water and Agriculture Sectors cover (Arabic) Towards integration of Water and Agriculture Policies: Enhancing coordination between the Water and Agriculture Sectors

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/TP.6

Enhancing food and water security in the Arab region necessitates raising the level of coordination in the preparation of integrated policy development, strategies and implementation of joint...

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Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda cover Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/PAMPHLET.1

The Beirut Call for Action includes 15 recommendations designed to advance the women, peace and security agenda. They fall under three categories: localize the agenda; promote women’s activism in...

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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, IsReview of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 1sue No. 1 Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 1

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/1

The “Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development” (ICT Review) is a collection of short research papers on various topics related to ICT and the needs of the Arab region....

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