ESCWA Country Brief - 2013 - ESCWA


ESCWA Country Brief - 2013 cover

ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.7

Publication Type: Reports & studies

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination, 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: Resilient development & conflict prevention, Governance & enabling environment, Resilient development & conflict prevention, Gender equality, Natural resource sustainability, Inclusive development, Governance & enabling environment, Population dynamics & migration, Inclusive development, Future of employment, Population dynamics & migration

Keywords: Civil society, Currency instability, Democratic yemen, Democratization, Economic conditions, Economic growth, Libya, Population growth, Poverty, Protest movements, Social conditions, Social development, Social justice, Social security, Social services, Tunisia, Unemployment, Water resources, Women's rights

ESCWA Country Brief - 2013

January 2013
This set of country briefs presents the socioeconomic, political and developmental challenges facing three countries in transition, namely Libya, Tunisia and Yemen. It reviews the causes of economic grievances and vulnerability in those countries; it also highlights the role of civil society in transitions, shedding light on women’s rights and stressing the importance of participatory politics. A way forward towards a successful transition is finally highlighted for each of the three countries.
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