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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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Promoting the Empowerment of Marginalized Social Groups in the Arab Region cover Promoting the Empowerment of Marginalized Social Groups in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/PAMPHLET.1

This pamphlet examines key issues related to the empowerment of three marginalized social groups in the Arab region, namely youth, older people and persons with disabilities, with a view to...

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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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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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Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet cover Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet



This fact sheet addresses the institutional structure of selected energy subsectors, namely electricity, energy efficiency and renewable energy, the related policy and governance measures, and...

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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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Outlook of the Information Society in the Arab Region - 2013

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/BROCHURE.4

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Leaflet on the Information Society

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Brochure.3

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Information and Communication Technology Division

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Brochure.2

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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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Public Sector Modernization: The Work of ESCWA in Iraq, 2013 (Arabic) Public Sector Modernization: The Work of ESCWA in Iraq, 2013

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

The present study highlights the contribution of ESCWA to a programme aimed at modernizing the public sector in Iraq. The programme, jointly adopted by United Nations organizations, depends on a...

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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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Managing Change-Mainstreaming Disability into the Development Process cover Managing Change-Mainstreaming Disability into the Development Process

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/Brochure.1

This brochure analyses the exclusion of people with disabilities in the Arab region. It highlights the challenges facing policymakers in their efforts to achieve social inclusion. It also presents...

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Managing Change: Social Policy for Economic Development cover Managing Change: Social Policy for Economic Development

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.5

This pamphlet emphasizes the need for sustainable growth strategies to promote investment in human resources and the expansion of social protection. It also stresses the need for a new system of...

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ESCWA Technical Cooperation Menu: Delivering a Broad Range of Expertise to Member Countries

E/ESCWA/PPTCD/2011/Brochure.1

  This document lists a variety of programs that are responsible of delivering a range of expertise to member countries. It starts by explaining the role of Technical Cooperation Program that...

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32 Years of CEDAW: 1979-2011

E/ESCWA/PI/2011/3

This public information paper titled 32 Years of CEDAW 1979-2011, defines The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and it’s articles, it states the...

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Under an Olive Tree in Palestine

E/ESCWA/PI/2011/2

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Information and Communication Technology Division

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Brochure.3

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Promotion of the Arabic Domain Names System: An ESCWA Project

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Brochure.1

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Youth Development in the ESCWA Region: Statistical Profiles, National Strategies and Success Stories

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Booklet.1

During 2010-2011, the ESCWA has focused its work on emphasizing to member countries the importance of planning national policies for youth under the framework of the World Programme of Action for...

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