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The State of Financing Development in the Arab Region: Summary cover The State of Financing Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.2

The financing for development (FfD) outlook for the Arab region remains turbulent. The prognosis stems, in no little measure, from a strained socioeconomic fabric that risks being frayed by the...

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ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region cover ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/PAMPHLET.1

ESCWA is an active regional partner in several United Nations initiatives addressing the situation of key social groups – notably youth, older persons and persons with disabilities – as well as...

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A Model with Heterogeneous Agents to Study Pension Reforms: A Theoretical Presentation and Application using Tunisian data cover A Model with Heterogeneous Agents to Study Pension Reforms: A Theoretical Presentation and Application using Tunisian data

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.7

In this report, ESCWA developed a hybrid general equilibrium model with overlapping generations taking  into account the heterogeneity of the agents and the non-linearity of pension formulas. The...

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Outlook of the Information Society in the Arab Region - 2013

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/BROCHURE.4

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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 3 cover Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2004/3

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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Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 2 cover Review of Information and Communication Technology for Development, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/3

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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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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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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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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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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Leaflet on the Information Society

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Brochure.3

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

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/NEWSLETTER.1

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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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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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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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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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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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