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

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/TP.6

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...

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Disability in the Arab Region 2018 cover Disability in the Arab Region 2018

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/1

This report presents and analyses statistics relating to the demographic characteristics and socio-economic situation of persons with disabilities in the Arab region. It is based on data from...

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Social Development Report 2: Inequality, Autonomy and Change in the Arab Region cover Social Development Report 2: Inequality, Autonomy and Change in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/6

This report examines how inequality and personal autonomy are likely to impact on the broad “political settlement “in the Arab region overtime. Chapter one provides a historical overview of the...

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Population and Development Report Issue No. 8: Prospects of Ageing with Dignity in the Arab Region cover Population and Development Report Issue No. 8: Prospects of Ageing with Dignity in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/3

The number and share of older persons in the Arab region are steadily growing and will increase substantially in the following decades. The advent of this ageing transition, which most Arab...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.7

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.6

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.5

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.4

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros  cover Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.3

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Global Frameworks on Older Persons cover (Arabic) Global Frameworks on Older Persons

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.16

This paper discusses all the dimensions of the global frameworks regarding older persons including the ICPD plan of action (1994), the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (2002), and...

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Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region cover Age-Structural Transitions and Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/PAMPHLET.1

This publication presents the demographic trends and prospects in the Arab region revealing an increase in the proportion of older persons in the population. It analyses the consequences of this...

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Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Arab Countries cover Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/2

This report presents an overview of social protection for persons with disabilities in Arab countries through the prism of the 2030 Agenda. Doing so, it focuses on social insurance, social...

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2017 Situation Report on International Migration: Migration in the Arab Region and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development cover 2017 Situation Report on International Migration: Migration in the Arab Region and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/1

This report describes the main trends and patterns in international migration in the Arab region from 2015 to 2017, provides a summary of important developments in migration governance in...

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Social Protection Country Profile: Mauritania cover Social Protection Country Profile: Mauritania

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/CP.2

This report presents a comprehensive profile of social protection in Mauritania. It covers pensions, health care, cash transfers, and food and energy subsidies, as well as other social...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/CP.1

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report cover Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/2

The Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report, the first of its kind following the launch of the 2030 Agenda, is the result of three years of collaboration between the League of Arab States’...

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Social Protection Country Profile: Tunisia cover Social Protection Country Profile: Tunisia

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/CP.1

This report presents a comprehensive profile of social protection in Tunisia including pensions, healthcare, cash transfers, housing and food and energy subsidies. Social protection in Tunisia...

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Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the Arab Region: A Preliminary Study cover Organizations of Persons with Disabilities in the Arab Region: A Preliminary Study

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/Technical Paper.11

Organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) represent essential actors at the policy level, and play a key role in the Arab region where inclusion of persons with disabilities is a high...

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12

E/ESCWA/SD/2015/4

Issued biennually, the Compendium of Social Statistics provides a general view of Arab societies and the changes they encounter over time. This issue features data on population, households,...

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Social protection and development: national social protection and insurance programs in Oman cover (Arabic) Social protection and development: national social protection and insurance programs in Oman

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/Technical Paper.5

This country profile maps available social protection and insurance programs in Oman. It highlights the main programmes on social protection in Oman as well as the challenges and developments...

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