Social Justice Matters: A view from the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia - ESCWA

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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/TP.6


Publication Type: Information material

Cluster: 2030 Agenda and SDG Coordination

Focus Area: 2030 Agenda, Trade & regional connectivity, Resilient development & conflict prevention, Inclusive development, Governance & enabling environment

Initiatives: Promoting social justice

SDGs: Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Keywords: Arab countries, Conflict, Employment, Political participation, Social justice, Social security

Social Justice Matters: A view from the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

January 2019

Achieving social justice and leaving no one behind are urgent priorities in the Arab region. This pamphlet aims to provide general information and raise awareness on social justice and related challenges in the region. In addition, it presents good examples of the progress made by Arab countries in combatting the different manifestations of inequality and social injustice and highlights ESCWA’s role and contribution in support of these objectives. The pamphlet is intended for policy-makers and practitioners, civil society organizations and activists, researchers and mainstream media as well as anyone seeking fundamental information on this topic.

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