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Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region cover Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/PAMPHLET.1

This publication presents the demographic trends and prospects in the Arab region revealing an increase in the proportion of older persons in the population. It analyses the consequences of this...

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cover of the regional profiles The Demographic Profiles of Arab States, 2017

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/Country Profiles

The profiles provide demographic data and trends per Arab country for the period 1980-2050, and could serve as a reference for researchers conducting demographic research as well as social...

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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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Arab Disability Statistics in Numbers 2017 cover Arab Disability Statistics in Numbers 2017

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

The e-publication “Arab Disability Statistics in Numbers 2017” is based on national data, harmonized to the extent possible, to allow for regional analysis, based on different sources such...

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Women: Arab Horizon 2030 cover Women: Arab Horizon 2030

E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.2

A review of socioeconomic trends, prevailing over the past ten years, was conducted based on the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The review analyzed each of the six targets...

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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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Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Resource Efficiency Module cover Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Resource Efficiency Module

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/TOOLKIT.1

ESCWA is implementing a UN Development Account (DA) Project on “Developing the Capacities of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Developing...

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Biomass Energy Service-based Rural Energy Entrepreneurship cover Biomass Energy Service-based Rural Energy Entrepreneurship

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/GUIDE (PART II)

The present guide addresses the challenges of rural energy enterprises in developing countries, and sets out solutions such as cooking energy service parameters. It explains the AIREC cooking...

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Land Degradation Neutrality in the Arab Region: Preparing for SDG Implementation cover Land Degradation Neutrality in the Arab Region: Preparing for SDG Implementation

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/BROCHURE.2

This Factsheet explains the concept of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and provides data and case studies on land degradation in the Arab Region.

Policies promoting better land...

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/BOOKLET.3

The present booklet sets out an analytical framework for understanding the water-energy-food security nexus in the Arab region and considers the linkages that affect the achievement of water,...

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Climate Projections and Extreme Climate Indices for the Arab Region cover Climate Projections and Extreme Climate Indices for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Booklet.2

This booklet provides the outcomes of the regional climate models conducted by SMHI within the framework of RICCAR.  The analysis highlights the results for changes in temperature and...

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Sharing Responsibilities for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region: Fostering Resilient Partnerships among Development Stakeholders Sharing Responsibilities for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region: Fostering Resilient Partnerships among Development Stakeholders

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/Pamphlet.1

The present pamphlet primarily addresses the progressive and distinctive role played by civil society in development processes, political transitions and participatory policymaking, particularly...

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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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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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Digital Arabic Content Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/Pamphlet.1

 The growing interest in DAC is reflected in the activities and programmes carried out by several Governments of Arab countries, such as programmes for digitizing Arab cultural heritage content...

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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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World Day to Combat Desertification

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Pamphlet.1

The World Day to Combat Desertification is observed worldwide on 17 June every year. The focus in 2015 was the attainment of food security for all through sustainable food systems. This theme...

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أجندة من أجل "عقد الطاقة المستدامة للجميع في المنطقة العربية" صحيفة وقائع

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Fact Sheet.1

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Urbanization and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 4 Urbanization and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 4

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.6

The present bulletin provides an overview of the ongoing regional and global preparations for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), which will...

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Social Protection as a Tool for Justice, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 2 Social Protection as a Tool for Justice, Social Development Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 2

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.3

The present Social Development Bulletin examines the mutually reinforcing relationship between social protection and social justice. It promotes social protection as a transformative tool that can...

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