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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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Women's Movements in the Arab World cover (Arabic) Women's Movements in the Arab World

E/ESCWA/ECW/2005/1

This report presents an exhaustive analytical survey of the history of women’s movements in the Arab region. It consists of two main sections, the first of which reviews the rise and development...

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Analysis of Performances and Assessment of Growth and Productivity in the ESCWA Region, Fourth Issue cover (Arabic) Analysis of Performances and Assessment of Growth and Productivity in the ESCWA Region, Fourth Issue

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/9

The weak performance of the ESCWA region is particularly noticeable when compared to the rapidly growing economies of countries in East Asia. The objective of this series is to develop policy...

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Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region: Debt Investment and Endogenous Economic Growth in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 3 cover Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region: Debt Investment and Endogenous Economic Growth in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/8

The gradual deterioration of national economies in the ESCWA region since the 1970s can be largely attributed to weak growth in development and prospects. This study defines the factors that have...

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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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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2004-2005 cover Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2004-2005

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/6

Development under risk represents a collective challenge to the ESCWA region. The theme for this year's Survey is "strategies for development out of crisis conditions", which falls into three...

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The Impact of Economic Variables on the Social Dimension of Development: Education and Health

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/4

Investment in human capital is crucial for poverty reduction and has a positive impact on economic growth and human development. This study analyses the impact of public policy on human...

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Analysis of Performance and Assessment of Growth and Productivity in the ESCWA Region, Third Issue

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/3

Resource mobilization dynamics in the diversified ESCWA region are not uniform. In that sense, this study presents an empirical and analytical survey of the savings and investment climates in the...

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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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Macroeconomic Policy Analysis for Regional Coordination in the ESCWA Region: Business Cycle Synchronization and Macroeconomic Policy Coordination

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/10

The increasing trend towards regional and international globalization is presenting the ESCWA region with several monetary and fiscal challenges. Given the low level of economic integration within...

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Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region: The Roles of Investment and Public Expenditure in Economic Growth, Issue No. 2 Arabic cover Global Forecasts and Predictions for the ESCWA Region: The Roles of Investment and Public Expenditure in Economic Growth, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/1

In an effort to reverse the unsatisfactory trend of development performance witnessed in the ESCWA region during the past two decades, it is necessary to identify the factors that contribute to...

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Impact of Free Trade Area between Egypt and the Syrian Arab Republic on the Textile and Garment Sector cover (Arabic) Impact of Free Trade Area between Egypt and the Syrian Arab Republic on the Textile and Garment Sector



This study attempts to assess the impact of the proposed free trade area between Egypt and the Syrian Arab Republic on the textile and garment sector, particularly in the light of the importance...

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Regional profile of the information society in western Asia, 2003

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2003/11

This document represents a profile that covers different areas related to the information society, including the components of the enabling environment such as policies, strategies, legal...

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Arab Middle Class: Measurement and role in driving change Arab Middle Class: Measurement and role in driving change

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/2

The Arab middle class is an important social group that is relatively little understood despite the fundamental role it has played in shaping the economic and social development outcomes in the...

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