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Proposed Arab Digital Agenda: Preliminary Framework for the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy for Sustainable Development cover (Arabic) Proposed Arab Digital Agenda: Preliminary Framework for the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy for Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/TP.4

The integration of ICT into the various sectors has led to improve the effectiveness of activities and to develop these sectors. Regional and national digital Agendas are documents that provide a...

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ESCWA response to the UN Youth Strategy, Social Development Bulletin, Vol 7, No. 2 cover ESCWA response to the UN Youth Strategy, Social Development Bulletin, Vol 7, No. 2

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/TP.2

Young people under 30 represent 60% of the total population of the Arab region today.  The number of youth aged 15 to 24 is expected to increase from 71 million in 2015 to 92 million in 2030. This...

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Capacity building toolkit on the analysis and measurement of a socio-economic inequalities in the Arab region cover (Arabic) Capacity building toolkit on the analysis and measurement of a socio-economic inequalities in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.21

The capacity building toolkit on the analysis and measurement of socio-economic inequalities in the Arab region was produced as part of ESCWA’s efforts to build capacities to analyze and measure...

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Toolkit on the design and implementation of equality-oriented policies in the Arab countries cover (Arabic) Toolkit on the design and implementation of equality-oriented policies in the Arab countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.11

ESCWA has prepared the toolkit for designing and implementing equality-oriented public policies and programmes in the Arab countries as part of its efforts to support member countries in...

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Supporting institutions in tackling weakness and fragilities: methodology for institutional capacity assessment cover (Arabic) Supporting institutions in tackling weakness and fragilities: methodology for institutional capacity assessment

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2019/INF.1

Given the central role played by public institutions in all stages of the national development process, and in line with the targets of Goal 16 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aimed...

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Big Data for Good: Can Big Data Illustrate the Challenges Facing Syrian Refugees in Lebanon? cover Big Data for Good: Can Big Data Illustrate the Challenges Facing Syrian Refugees in Lebanon?

E/ESCWA/CL6.GCP/2020/TP.7

Non-traditional data sources ought to be considered for supporting policymaking. In addition to official statistics or traditional data sources, the non-traditional data used in this project are...

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Between Now and 2030: A statistical overview of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab region cover Between Now and 2030: A statistical overview of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2021/SDGS/STAT.1

Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, one decade is left to push development and compile much needed evidence to measure progress, stagnation and setbacks. The present report...

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Open Government Open Data Toolkit cover Open Government Open Data Toolkit

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2021/MANUAL.2

The open data toolkit is a brief guide for initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating open data programmes in the Arab region.  It includes five sections, covering planning and management...

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Open Government: Citizen Engagement Toolkit cover Open Government: Citizen Engagement Toolkit

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2021/MANUAL.1

The citizen engagement toolkit is a brief guide aimed at promoting engagement in and implementation of open government in the Arab region.  Prepared as part of ESCWA open government initiative,...

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Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) maturity index - 2020 cover (Arabic) Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) maturity index - 2020

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2020/TP.17

GEMS indicator aims to measure the maturity of government services provided through the portal and through mobile applications in the Arab region. It seeks to bridge the gap in most of the...

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Complementary Data Sources for Road Transport Statistics: Use of Machine Learning in Providing Additional Insights into Road Crashes cover Complementary Data Sources for Road Transport Statistics: Use of Machine Learning in Providing Additional Insights into Road Crashes

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2020/TP.16

The purpose of this technical paper was first initiated based on a recent transport data questionnaire that was circulated by ESCWA among national statistical offices of the Arab countries. ESCWA...

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Climate/SDGs Debt Swap Mechanism cover Climate/SDGs Debt Swap Mechanism

E/ESCWA/CL3.SEP/2020/INF.3

Public budgets in the developing countries of the region are pressed due to rising external debt and debt service, which risks expenditure on climate action and for achieving the SDGs. The...

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments 2019-2020 cover Survey of Economic and Social Developments 2019-2020

E/ESCWA/CL3.SEP/2020/1

Providing an analysis of the global situation in mid-2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, is a difficult task. The outbreak has exerted tremendous pressure on the global economy, the scale of which...

Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within National Institutions: Technical Notes (Second Edition) cover (Arabic) Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment within National Institutions: Technical Notes (Second Edition)

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.25

This publication, in its second version, provides necessary technical information and guidance on the implementation of an accountability framework for mainstreaming gender equality in the...

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Towards More Gender Inclusive National Institutions: Concepts and Guidelines cover (Arabic) Towards More Gender Inclusive National Institutions: Concepts and Guidelines

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.12

These guidelines aim to support national institutions in implementing the action plan on gender equality and the empowerment of women at the level of national institutions by providing the...

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Study on Gender Mainstreaming, Social Inclusion, Human Rights Processes and Outcomes of Access to Energy in Targeted Local Communities in Tunisia cover Study on Gender Mainstreaming, Social Inclusion, Human Rights Processes and Outcomes of Access to Energy in Targeted Local Communities in Tunisia

E/ESCWA/CL1.CCS/2020/TP.6

This report was developed within the REGEND (Regional Initiative for Promoting Small-Scale Renewable Energy Applications in Rural Areas of the Arab Region) framework with an assessment to guide...

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Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) maturity index - 2019 cover (Arabic) Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) maturity index - 2019

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/TP.3

GEMS indicator aims to measure the maturity of government services provided through the portal and through mobile applications in the Arab region. It seeks to bridge the gap in most of the...

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Intellectual Property for Fostering Innovation in the Arab World cover Intellectual Property for Fostering Innovation in the Arab World

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/5

Only few Arab countries have a national intellectual property strategy with measures that encourage and facilitate the effective development, management, and protection of intellectual...

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Technology for Development Bulletin in the Arab Region 2019 cover (Arabic) Technology for Development Bulletin in the Arab Region 2019

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/4

The first section is devoted to new technologies. The role of open data and big data within open government perspective is addressed to highlight its potential opportunities and impact on socio-...

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Reducing Gas Flaring in Arab Countries: A Sustainable Development Necessity cover Reducing Gas Flaring in Arab Countries: A Sustainable Development Necessity

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/TP.9

The study highlights the Arab region’s high reliance on fossil fuels, making it the second fastest growing regional source of greenhouse gas emissions. This is increasingly worrying for Arab...

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