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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018: Summary

In 2017, the world economy strengthened, and global GDP growth reached 3.0 per cent, up from 2.4 per cent in the preceding year mainly triggered by the performance of developed countries. In the...

Knowledge Hubs of Jordan: The Way Forward

This document reviews regional and global experiences that are of significance to the context of Jordan, and offers suggestions on how to solve the problems and to maximize the return on...

The Innovation Landscape in Arab Countries: A Critical Analysis

The present study proposes a framework for analysing the innovation landscape in Arab countries, which relies on the innovation policy framework described in an ESCWA study entitled “Innovation...

Perspectives of Digital Economy in the Arab Region

The study aimed to raise awareness on the Digital Economy in the Arab region and its contribution to Sustainable Development. Digital Economy is a concept characterizing a situation where...

Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

The aim of this study is to provide decision-makers in Arab countries with a framework for the formulation of policies for economic growth and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

Energy Efficiency Indicators in Intensive Energy Consuming Industries (IECI) in the Arab Region

The paper focused on several topics, including: The energy situation in the industry in the Arab region - Energy efficiency indicators in Intensive Energy Consuming Industries (IECI) (cement /...

RICCAR Arab Climate Change Assessment Report

The Arab Climate Change Assessment Report was prepared within the framework of the Regional Initiative for the Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources and Socio-Economic...

Arab Region Progress in Sustainable Energy Global Tracking Framework Regional Report

The Arab region lacks sustainable natural resource management, mostly in the areas of energy efficiency and its overwhelming reliance on fossil fuels for virtually all its energy needs. War,...

Arab Horizon 2030: Prospects for Enhancing Food Security in the Arab Region

This publication aims to inform the debate on the status of food security in Arab countries, and provide policy options for enhancing food security in the future, in line with the overarching...

Ageing in ESCWA Member States: Third Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the findings of the third review of the 2002 Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) in ESCWA countries and highlights prevalent...

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