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Guidelines to Estimate the Economic Cost of Domestic Violence in the Arab region cover Guidelines to Estimate the Economic Cost of Domestic Violence in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.3

These guidelines are intended for government officials, programme managers and researchers looking to estimate the costs of domestic violence in the Arab region. They...

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Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Voluntary National Reviews cover (Arabic) Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Voluntary National Reviews

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.1

This guide aims to support stakeholders in mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on progress made in the implementation of agenda 2030 and the...

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User Guide Manual for AquaCrop Model cover User Guide Manual for AquaCrop Model



Within the context of Food Security, ESCWA is implementing a Sida funded project on “Promoting food and water security through cooperation and capacity development in the Arab region” that...

Training Manual for Using AquaCrop model to evaluate the Impact of Climate Change on crop Production  cover Training Manual for Using AquaCrop model to evaluate the Impact of Climate Change on crop Production



Within the context of Food Security, ESCWA is implementing a Sida funded project on “Promoting food and water security through cooperation and capacity development in the Arab region” that...

Regional Guidebook to Improve Disability Data Collection and Analysis in the Arab Countries cover Regional Guidebook to Improve Disability Data Collection and Analysis in the Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SD/2018/MANUAL.1

This regional Guidebook explores the different approaches in design, implementation and analysis of disability data collection in the Arab countries, in view of improving the standardization and...

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Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Renewable Energy Investments Business Plans cover Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Renewable Energy Investments Business Plans

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.2

The purpose of the guidebook is to help local project developers and investors to prepare bankable business plans for RE projects, particularly for power generation. It introduces standard...

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Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women at the Level of National Institutions: Technical Notes cover (Arabic) Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women at the Level of National Institutions: Technical Notes

E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.8

This publication provides necessary technical information and guidance on the implementation of an accountability framework for mainstreaming gender equality in the organizational practices,...

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Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Policy Toolkit cover Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/MANUAL

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Policy Toolkit

The water and energy nexus...

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Green Technology Needs Assessment and Appropriate Policy Tools cover Green Technology Needs Assessment and Appropriate Policy Tools

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2016/GUIDE (PART I)

The guide serves a dual objective. First, it assists rural development practitioners in assessing green energy needs of rural productive businesses. Second, it helps policymakers use the right...

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Security Council resolution 1325 and its complementary resolutions, and the role of parliamentarians in their implementation Security Council resolution 1325 and its complementary resolutions, and the role of parliamentarians in their implementation

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.4

The present guide sets out United Nations resolutions on women, and considers the four pillars of the women, peace and security agenda, namely prevention, protection, participation, and...

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Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Energy Efficiency Investments Business Plans cover Guidebook for Project Developers for Preparing Energy Efficiency Investments Business Plans

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/2/Manual

The purpose of the guidebook is to help local project developers and investors to prepare bankable business plans for RE projects, particularly for power generation. It introduces standard...

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Training manual on methodologies for data collection on energy use by the transport sector

E/ESCWA/SD/2015/1/Manual

The purpose of the manual is to provide a starting point for those in government bodies responsible for planning surveys; create a common understanding of terms and concepts; establish a common...

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Guide on the Application of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/6/Manual

This guide promotes the adoption and integration of the Sustainable Livelihood Approach (SLA) and helps improve and develop the well-being of the population in the ESCWA region. This approach is...

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Administrative Decentralization: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.4/Add.2

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

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Administrative Decentralization: Trainer's Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.4/Add.1

 This document is the trainer's guide prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Administrative Decentralization”. It contains the agenda and the expected outcomes of each session...

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Strategic Planning in Public Institutions: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.3/Add.2

The purpose of this training workshop is to introduce participants to the stages of strategic analysis and strategic planning in public institutions allowing their implementation in specific...

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Strategic Planning in Public Institutions: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.3/Add.1

The purpose of this training workshop is to introduce participants to the steps of strategic analysis and strategic planning in public institutions allowing their implementation in specific...

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Personal and Leadership Skills: Participant’s File

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

The purpose of this file is to develop social and managerial skills within the framework of a training that includes detailed programs for time management, team building, effective communication...

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International Migration Statistics: Meeting the International Recommendations - ESCWA Training Kit  cover International Migration Statistics: Meeting the International Recommendations - ESCWA Training Kit

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/Technical Paper.3



The kit aims to provide the information necessary to develop and improve statistical systems for migration statistics with regard to the quality, coverage, collection and use of...

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