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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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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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