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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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2015 Situation Report on International Migration: Migration, Displacement and Development in a Changing Arab Region Report Summary

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/BROCHURE.1

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Arab Internet Governance Forum 2012-2015

E/ESCWA/TDD/2014/BROCHURE.1

The Arab IGF is aimed at establishing a mechanism for the implementation of the Arab Regional Roadmap for the Internet Governance, and it provides a platform for dialogue on issues related to the...

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Building Capacities in Developing Appropriate Green Technologies for Improving the Livelihood of Rural Communities in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2014/Brochure.1

  This project addresses the obstacles faced by rural communities in the Arab region in accessing modern energy services. It is aimed at strengthening the capacity of Arab countries to mainstream...

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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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Civil Society Development in Transition: Lessons from Egypt, Libya Tunisia, and Yemen cover Civil Society Development in Transition: Lessons from Egypt, Libya Tunisia, and Yemen

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/Pamphlet.3

This publication highlights contemporary civic engagement and participatory development initiatives in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen, which have seen radical shifts in political and social...

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