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Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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Fostering Open Government in the Arab region cover Fostering Open Government in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2018/TP.1



Open government refers to a government which is effective and efficient in the performance of its duties, transparent in and accountable for its actions, accessible to all through its...

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Policy Brief: From the Ideal of Social Justice to the Concept of Inequality cover Policy Brief: From the Ideal of Social Justice to the Concept of Inequality

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/BRIEF.2

The concept of social justice has recently regained interest among analysts, thinkers and institutions, as the claim for democracy and the claim for social justice were the main motivations...

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Arab Governance Report III: Institutional Development in Post-conflict Settings cover Arab Governance Report III: Institutional Development in Post-conflict Settings

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2017/4

The third edition of the Arab Governance Report introduces post-war best practices from international and regional experiences. It suggests strategies and policies for Libya and Yemen that focus...

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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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The Drivers and Impact of Conflict on the Sustainable Development Agenda in the Arab Region cover The Drivers and Impact of Conflict on the Sustainable Development Agenda in the Arab Region: A snapshot of human, socioeconomic and structural impacts with a focus on regional and cross-border effects

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2017/WP.5

This working paper provides a snapshot of the challenges to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab region, in the context of ongoing conflict and uncertainty. The Doha...

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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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Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States cover Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States

E/ESCWA/EDID/2016/WP.3

Governance is the most important factor in explaining deviations in broad human development over time.

Therefore, this paper contributes to the literature on improving human development...

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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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Social protection and development: national social protection and insurance programs in the United Arab Emirates cover (Arabic) Social protection and development: national social protection and insurance programs in the United Arab Emirates

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.2

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

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Protracted Conflict and Development in the Arab Region: Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 4 Protracted Conflict and Development in the Arab Region: Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 4

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2015/2



The Arab region is presently beset by armed civil conflict, one of the most profoundly devastating social phenomena in the modern world. This study examines the relationships between...

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Promoting Participatory Democracy in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/Technical Paper.2

The Arab region is aware today that the path to democracy is long because of the upheavals that changed their political landscape and led to gross violations of human rights, lack of rule of law...

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Modern Human Resource Management: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.7/Add.2

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

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​Modern Human Resource Management: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.7/Add.1

   This document is the trainer's guide prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Modern Human Resource Management” that aims at introducing participants to the human resource...

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Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.6/Add.2

Under the local and global circumstances, a three-day workshop was organized on the “Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations”. This document is the participant’s file, which...

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Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.6/Add.1

  Under the local and global circumstances, a three-day workshop was organized on the “Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations”. This document is the trainer's guide, which...

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Project Planning and Performance Management: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.5/Add.2

This document includes the themes addressed by the training workshop entitled "Project Planning and Performance Management". The first day developed the topic of modern methodology in project...

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Project Planning and Performance Management: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.5/Add.1

This document includes the themes addressed by the training workshop entitled "Project Planning and Performance Management" that aims at identifying priorities and needs, studying the project’s...

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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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