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Social and Economic Situation of Palestinian Women: 1990-2004

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

This report explains the political framework, particularly the events of 1948-1967 and 1967-1987, the First Intifada, the Oslo Years and the Second Intifada. This period led to the serious...

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Study on Economic Statistics in the ESCWA Region: Sources and Methods

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/10


This study aims to identify available data sources for the issuance of economic statistics and national accounts estimates in ESCWA member countries, in order to assess the effective...

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​Modern Human Resource Management: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.7/Add.1

   This document is the trainer's guide prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Modern Human Resource Management” that aims at introducing participants to the human resource...

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Modern Human Resource Management: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.7/Add.2

   This document is the participant’s file prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Modern Human Resource Management”, which included the program of meetings and details on all...

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Disability in the Arab Region 2018 cover Disability in the Arab Region 2018

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/1

This report presents and analyses statistics relating to the demographic characteristics and socio-economic situation of persons with disabilities in the Arab region. It is based on data from...

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Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region cover (Arabic) Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/2

The publication explores innovation approaches and technological trends that bolster inclusive sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs in the Arab region by: 
 
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Trafficking of women and children in the Arab region: A regional perspective

E/ESCWA/ECW/2013/2

This publication examines the trafficking in persons within and among the countries of the ESCWA region, focusing on the primary victims of trafficking, namely: women and children. It...

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Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 2 arabic cover Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/2

This study presents an analysis of financial developments in the region in the wake of the financial crisis in East Asia in 1997 and its aftermath, and in the context of the newly introduced...

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Economic Trends and Impacts: Foreign Aid and Development in the Arab Region, Issue No. 4

E/ESCWA/EAD/2007/1

A comprehensive assessment of the relationship between foreign aid and development in the Arab region over the last three decades, this study defines the major trends in development assistance to...

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Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2 Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2011/2

One additional year of civil war in an ESCWA member country causes a decline in per-capita GDP of about 17.5 per cent, which is marginally higher than in other countries.  It also causes...

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Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: The Socio-economic Impact of Conflict-driven Displacement in the ESCWA Region Issue No. 1 Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: The Socio-economic Impact of Conflict-driven Displacement in the ESCWA Region Issue No. 1

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2009/2

Thirty-six per cent of displaced persons in the world are to be found in the ESCWA region, where conflict and war-driven displacement have resulted in 7.6 million refugees and 7.2 million...

Economic Trends and Impacts: Banking Sector Lending Behaviour and Efficiency in Selected ESCWA Member Countries, Issue No. 3 Economic Trends and Impacts: Banking Sector Lending Behaviour and Efficiency in Selected ESCWA Member Countries, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/7

This series presents an analysis of the macroeconomic and institutional developments in ESCWA member countries, with a view to identifying the key barriers to sustainable and equitable...

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Effective use of statistics in evidence-based policymaking - conceptual framework

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

While many efforts have been exerted to build the statistical capacities of ESCWA member countries, the use of statistics in policymaking requires further development, with special focus on...

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Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/5

The Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region reviews existing governance systems for sustainable development at the local and regional levels, highlights...

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Annual Review of Globalization and Regional Integration in ESCWA Member States, 2005 cover (Arabic) Annual Review of Globalization and Regional Integration in ESCWA Member States, 2005

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/13

While there was a slight improvement in globalization indicators and regional integration in the ESCWA region in 2004, their contribution to the global economy remains modest. This study presents...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2006

E/ESCWA/GRID/2006/3

The fifth issue of the Annual Review, aimed at researchers and academics, analyses the degree to which the Arab economies have integrated into the global economy and the progress made in the Arab...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2007

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/14

The sixth issue of the Annual Review analyses the extent to which Arab countries are integrated into the global economy and the degree of economic integration among those countries. It draws...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2008

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2008/4

The performance of Arab countries in 2007 was uneven. Some sectors increased their share in the world economy while others saw their share decline. This issue of the Annual Review assesses,...

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Annual Review of Development in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2009

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2009/7

The economies of most Arab countries were less affected by the global financial crisis compared to other economies. Several factors contributed to the alleviation of the impact of the crisis on...

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ESCWA Annual Report, 2011

E/ESCWA/OES/2012/1

The year 2011 was a turning point for the Arab world. The power of citizens has created new momentum for change, opening the door of opportunity for the Arab people. As an institution that...

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