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International and Regional Practices Favoring the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labor Market cover International and Regional Practices Favoring the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Labor Market

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WP.4

This paper surveys policies, programmes and legislation which could enable persons with disabilities to access employment opportunities in selected ESCWA and other countries. It also assesses good...

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Truth Commissions - Lessons learned for Arab countriesundergoing transition

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.3

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Business Regulatory Reforms: Recommendations for Lebanon

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.1

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Assessing the Financing Gap in the Arab Region Assessing the Financing Gap in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2013/5

Financing is one of the core issues in international development. Many wealthy countries have agreed on the need to allocate 0.7 per cent of their national income to financing development in less...

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Towards Comprehensive Social Policy for Equality and the Millennium Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/WP.1

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Economic policy in the ESCWA region and its impact on employment

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/2

In recent years, there has been considerable economic growth in most ESCWA member countries, however the employment situation has not improved at the same pace. A better understanding of the...

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Analyses on the establishment and application of the single window system to facilitate trade in Sudan cover (Arabic) Analyses on the establishment and application of the single window system to facilitate trade in Sudan

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2012/WP.1

This paper presents an overview of the objectives of the single window system, its areas of application and the legal framework for the establishment of the system. It also includes a detailed...

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Working Paper on Approaches for Rural Development in the ESCWA Region: Enhancing SME Competitiveness and Infrastructure Services

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/WP.3

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Sustainable Production and Consumption Patterns in Energy and Water Sectors in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/WP.1

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Promoting Large-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in the Arab Region: An Approach for Climate Change Mitigation

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.2

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Poverty in Western Asia: Some Social Considerations

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

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Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries cover Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WP.2

The main objectives of this paper are to measure the central bank independence in the ESCWA countries and to explore its effects on the inflation performance. In section two, the paper reviews...

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Effects of the Financial Crisis on Banking Institutions in the ESCWA Region, 2006-2009 cover Effects of the Financial Crisis on Banking Institutions in the ESCWA Region, 2006-2009

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WP.1

Banking operations worldwide have been affected by the global financial crisis, impairing credit growth and the efficient allocation of resources.

This study, which is divided into three...

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Statement of Suggested Policies and Measures in the Arab Region Regarding the Thematic Clusters of the Ninteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.1



 

 



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Social Policy and the State in Comparative Perspective: Tracking Change in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WP.1

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Regional Implementation Meeting Report on the Five Areas Presented to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development on its 18th Session

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2009/WP.2

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The Use of Urban Observatories as a Tool for Localizing Urban and Social Policy

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/WG.3/WP.1

 

 



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Report of the Regional Implementation Meeting of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/WP.3

This report reviews the progress achieved in the implementation of obligations and objectives at the regional level relevant to five clusters, namely agriculture, rural development, land, drought...

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Literature Review on Engendering the Millennium Development Goals and Identifying Barriers to Gender Equality in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.5

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Literature Review on Social Exclusion in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.4

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