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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 6

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/1



The subject of the sixth issue is the enabling environment. The issue includes three articles on financing for and investment in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 7

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/9

This issue is dedicated to partnerships in information and communications technology (ICT) projects, and focuses on partnerships between the private and public sectors which accelerate the...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 8

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/16



This issue sheds light on the importance of Information and Communications Technology for Education (ICT4E) and its various dimensions and its anticipated effect on the development of an...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 9

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2008/3



This issue presents a number of regional initiatives and projects in information and communications technology (ICT), including Internet domain names in Arabic, knowledge networks to...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No.4

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/7

Noting the impact of ICTs on social and economic development, this issue presents the four different dimensions for the use of technology in employment creation. It also focuses on initiatives...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No.5

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2006/3

This issue considers a number of global developments related to information and communications technology (ICT) and discusses certain fundamental issues that affect the efforts of the Western...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region Issue No. 21 cover (Arabic) Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region Issue No. 21

E/ESCWA/TDD/2014/1

The efforts exerted by countries worldwide to achieve knowledge societies were often associated with different technology initiatives. Given the opportunities granted by those initiatives to...

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ESCWA Statistical Information System : Technical Report

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/Technical Paper.1

This report provides a brief general description of ESCWA Statistical Information System ( ESIS), including technical detail of the structure, principal features and utilization modalities, in...

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Technology Transfer to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises and Identifying Opportunities for Domestic and Foreign Direct Investment in Selected Sectors: The Case of SME Clusters in the Agro-Food and Aprel Industries

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/6

Given the changing business environment of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, the need for mechanisms aimed at enhancing technology transfer and at channelling...

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Business Models for Digital Arabic Content cover Business Models for Digital Arabic Content

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/Technical Paper.1

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Models for Cyber Legislation in ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/8

There is significant variation in the legal frameworks for the regulation of cyber issues between ESCWA member countries. This study addresses the current state of cyber legislation in the region...

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Prototype model for Sustainable Development Goal simulation cover Prototype model for Sustainable Development Goal simulation

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

This report reviews ESCWA’s most recent efforts in developing a quantitative tool to bypass the negative effects of the complex relationships between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This...

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Estimating costs of marital violence in the Arab region: Operational Model cover Estimating costs of marital violence in the Arab region: Operational Model

E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.4

This study presents an economic model to estimate the cost of marital violence in the Arab region. This economic model measures the costs of intimate partner violence by estimating household costs...

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Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region (Beijing +20)

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/3

Against Wind and Tides: A Review of the Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region (Beijing +20)

Although much has been achieved in recent years to advance the...

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Status and Prospects of the Arab City: Urbanization and Challenges of Slums, Volume I

E/ESCWA/SDD/2008/4

Improving the life of slum-dwellers is one of the major challenges facing Arab Governments and all parties concerned. Despite the presence of national development plans and strategies, property...

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Status and Prospects of the Arab City: The Reality of the Contradictions and Differences Between Arab Cities. A Critical Vision Against the Backdrop of Selected Urban Patterns

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/8

The Arab cities are experiencing fast transformation in their economic, social and architectural structures. That transformation encompasses many contradictions resulting from internal factors...

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Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions cover Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/3

This publication offers a critical analysis of the Arab uprisings, their possible triggers and potential trajectories. It considers citizenship as an essential factor not only in the struggle...

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