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Development of an Arabic Domain Names System

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/Technical Paper.2

This document provides specific guidelines for Arabic Domian Names System (ADNS). However, these guidelines can be used to facilitate systems in other languages that use the Arabic script,...

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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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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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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia, 2005

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/6

The accelerating development in knowledge during the past few decades has modified the principles of economic growth with the move towards knowledge-based economy affecting all sectors of the...

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Improving the Communications Infrastructure, Services and Policies in ESCWA Member States

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/5

The development of communications and service infrastructures has become a strategic priority given the increasing awareness of the vital role played by the communications sectors in terms of...

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Digital Arabic Content: Opportunities, Priorities and Strategies Digital Arabic Content: Opportunities, Priorities and Strategies

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/4

Digital content has come to play a major role given the vital contribution by information and knowledge in meeting economic and social development goals, and the role of information and...

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Towards an Integrated Knowledge Society in Arab Countries: Strategies and Implementation Modalities

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/3



Knowledge and innovation are becoming important values and, moreover, are factors in wealth creation by offering enterprises and Governments new challenges and opportunities. In this...

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Information and Communication Technologies for Employment Creation and Poverty Alleviation in Selected ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/2

Given the continuous political and social instability in the ESCWA region and the inadequate socio-economic development policies that have been implemented, Western Asia is in danger of becoming...

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Information Society Indicators

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/1

Statistical data and indicators regarding the use and impact of ICT help policymakers to formulate strategies related to ICT-driven economic growth and social development. In recognition of the...

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Transnational Corporations in ESCWA Member Countries with the United Arab Emirates and Egypt as Case Studies

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/9

In addition to enhancing the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into a country, transnational corporations (TNCs) play a significant role in the transfer of technology from developed to...

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Developments in the Regulation of Intellectual Property Rights in Arab Countries cover (Arabic) Developments in the Regulation of Intellectual Property Rights in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/8

Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) became the main component of the new International Trade System, especially after the establishment of WTO. The Traderelated Aspects of the Intellectual...

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The Implications of the Commitments of ESCWA Member Countries to Agreements of the World Trade Organization... cover (Arabic) The Implications of the Commitments of ESCWA Member Countries to Agreements of the World Trade Organization, European Partnership Agreements and the Great Arab Free Trade Area: Case Studies of Egypt and Jordan

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/7

The decision of countries to enter into bilateral or regional trade arrangements is strategic in nature. Building on this fact and taking this perspective, the study aims at reviewing regional...

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Road Traffic Safety in Selected ESCWA Member Countries cover (Arabic) Road Traffic Safety in Selected ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/6

Road traffic accidents constitute a major burden to all countries due to the high toll they exert on human lives and property. Efforts to redress this problem have been made by a number of...

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Progress Made by ESCWA Member Countries in the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus cover Progress Made by ESCWA Member Countries in the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/5

This study monitors the progress of ESCWA member States in the implementation of their obligations under the Monterrey Consensus and assesses the challenges hindering this progress. ESCWA member...

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Progress Made in the Doha Round Negotiations in Agriculture and the Impact on Market Access for the Agricultural Exports of Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/3

With the exception of the countries of the Gulf subregion, the agricultural sector and agricultural exports are vital to Arab countries. This study reviews and analyses recent developments in the...

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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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Review and Appraisal of Progress Made by Yemen in the Implementation of the New Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries During the Period 2001-2005

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/12

Yemen is the only least developed country (LDC) in the ESCWA region. This study is an expos of measures adopted by Yemen towards the implementation of the Plan of Action that was adopted in 2001...

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Memorandum of Understanding on Maritime Transport Cooperation in the Arab Mashreq

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/11

The Memorandum of Understanding on Maritime Transport Cooperation in the Arab Mashreq is an endeavor to establish cooperation and integration between members of ESCWA in the Arab Mashreq region....

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Trade Facilitation with Reference to Selected Arab Countries cover Arabic) Trade Facilitation with Reference to Selected Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/10

This study aims at shedding light on the concept of trade facilitation, its importance, the challenges to be addressed, and the experiences of different countries in this regard to be used as...

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Gender, Citizenship, and the Role of NGOs in Selected Arab Countries: Case Study of Egypt

E/ESCWA/ECW/2005/3

This study includes global changes that have led to the emergence of a number of new concepts, including human development and economic, social, political, cultural and civil rights. In addition,...

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