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The Governance Deficit and Conflict Relapse in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2011/1

The post-colonial socio-political landscape of the ESCWA region has witnessed a seemingly endless chain of conflict, fragile peace and constantly heightened levels of political tension, all of...

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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Opportunities in Energy Services

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

This document provides an overview of the opportunities available to SMEs in energy services.It explores business prospects in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, focuses on the...

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Improving Energy Efficicency in the Electric Power Sector in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/Technical Paper.4

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Best Practices and Tools for Increasing Productivity and Competitiveness in the Production Sectors: Assessment of Zaatar Productivity and Competitiveness in Lebanon

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/Technical Paper.3

The Arabic term zaatar designates a variety of aromatic perennial plants typically harvested from the wild, which generally belong to the Origanum, Thymus and other genera of the Lamiaceae (mint)...

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Fact Sheets on Key Water Issues in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/Technical Paper.2

This document contains fact sheets on important water challenges facing the Arab region. For example, climate change is one of the challenges that affects the availability of water resources, and...

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Migration Policies in ESCWA Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.9

This bulletin highlights migration policies, the migration-development nexus in ESCWA countries, and the relation of migration policies to labour markets, brain drain, migrant remittances,...

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Enhancing Civil Society Participation in Public Policy Processes

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.1

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Time Use in Gender Statistics in Iraq

E/ESCWA/SD/2010/Technical Paper.3

This report presents a data analysis of the time use survey, which was carried out for the first time in Iraq, as part of the Household Socio-Economic Survey (HSES) implemented by the Central...

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ESCWA Annual Report, 2009

E/ESCWA/OES/2010/1

In 2009, which marked the thirty-fifth anniversary of ESCWA, the Commission has further intensified its efforts towards the achievement of regional economic and social integration, as well as...

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Arab Regional Roadmap for Internet Governance: Framework, Principles and Objectives

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

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Development of Digital Arabic Content: Incubation Requirements and Training Needs Development of Digital Arabic Content: Incubation Requirements and Training Needs

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2010/Technical Paper.3

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Models for Business Plan, Marketing and Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for the Digital Arabic Content Industry

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2010/Technical Paper.2

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A Survey on Digital Arabic Content: Software, Applications and Needs Assessment

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2010/Technical Paper.1

This survey was conducted within the framework of the ESCWA project on ICT incubators to support the Arab digital content industry. The document included the results of the survey in the main...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 14

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2010/2



This issue of the Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia addresses the reality and prospects of the Free and Open Source Software in the Arab...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology and Development, Issue 13 Review of Information and Communications Technology and Development, Issue 13

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2010/1

Information and communications technology plays a significant role in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular in the areas of awareness-raising, capacity-building and...

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Progress Achieved by ESCWA Member Countries towards Implementing the Monterrey Consensus

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2010/2

This study reviews the progress achieved by ESCWA member countries in implementing the recommendations contained in the Monterrey Consensus of the International Conference on Financing for...

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Review of the Performance Assessment of National Machineries for the Advancement of Women in Mainstreaming: A Gender Perspective in the Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/ECW/2010/1

The national machineries for the advancement of women undertake a catalyst role in the integration of a gender perspective in all government programmes and policies. They also follow up on the...

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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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​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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Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.6/Add.2

Under the local and global circumstances, a three-day workshop was organized on the “Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations”. This document is the participant’s file, which...

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