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Country and Regional Profiles for Sustainable Development Indicators with Selected Sectors in the ESCWA Region: Technology Sector

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/Booklet.6

ESCWA prepared a set of handbooks for the following six sectors: energy, water, environment, agriculture, small and medium-sized enterprises and technology, each addressing sustainable...

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ESCWA at 40: Working for a Just and Prosperous Arab World

E/ESCWA/OES/2014/Booklet.1

This booklet was published on the occasion of ESCWA’s 40th anniversary. It highlights key development challenges in the Arab region, and presents an overview of ESCWA’s work, key achievements and...

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From plan to implementation for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: Budgeting in support of effective institutions






Under its regular work programme the Economic Governance and Planning Section at UNESCWA/EDID undertakes a series of initiatives addressing the...
1st Joint ESCWA-UNCTAD-OECD Competition Forum for the Arab region






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Monitoring and Evaluating Trade Integration Toolkit





This workshop aims to monitor the progress achieved in the implementation of the ACU and to Improve the...

Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7 Overcoming Population Vulnerability to Water Scarcity in the Arab Region: Population and Development Report Issue No. 7



The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a cross-thematic agenda that offers a unique opportunity to approach the issue of water scarcity in an integrated way...

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Policy Briefs on Food Security Issues in the Arab Region cover Policy Briefs on Food Security Issues in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/TP.7

The policy briefs provide key policy recommendations to enhance food security in the Arab region, with a focus on issues pertaining to agriculture productivity, engagement with world food markets...

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Towards a Regional Monitoring Framework for Enhancing Institutional Effectiveness, Advancing Inclusiveness, Ending Violence and Strengthening Anti-Corruption



The meeting is a first among a series of meetings designed to articulate a relevant and technically-feasible monitoring framework that will support...

Towards Inclusive Development for Conflict Prevention: Socio-economic and Political Repercussions of Macroeconomic Reform Policies in the Arab Region



In light of a new wave of socioeconomic discontent in the Arab region, exemplified by the recent anti-austerity protests in Tunisia, there has been a reexamination of the relationship...

Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda cover Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/PAMPHLET.1

The Beirut Call for Action includes 15 recommendations designed to advance the women, peace and security agenda. They fall under three categories: localize the agenda; promote women’s activism in...

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Regional Seminar for Parliamentarians on 2030 Agenda





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ESCWA side event on Arab Integration ... A Transformative Change for Sustainable Development



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External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 27 cover External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, No. 27

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/3

This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2017, and were drawn...

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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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ESCWA System for Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluating Economic Integration






This workshop aims to introduce member states with ESCWA composite indexes and scoreboards system for Arab economic integration performances monitoring...
ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region cover ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/PAMPHLET.1

ESCWA is an active regional partner in several United Nations initiatives addressing the situation of key social groups – notably youth, older persons and persons with disabilities – as well as...

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Intellectual Property Systems in the Arab Region





Intellectual property rights (IPRs) allow for the protection of inventions, innovations and creations. The protection of industrial...
Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Iraq and the Requirements of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030



This workshop comes in a timely manner to respond to the previous request submitted by the Iraqi government to UN-ESCWA on addressing the crisis of IDPs, and it will involve the entire relevant...

Regional Workshop on National Accounts and the development of Economic Statistics Infrastructure within SDGs Framework



The Statistics Division at ESCWA together with the Arab Institute for Training and Research in statistics (AITRS), in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), conducted a...

Regional Workshop on Measurement of Sustainable Development Goals on Violence Against Women and Time-Use Indicators



The three-day Regional Workshop on Measurement of SDGs on VAW and TUS Indicators will bring together senior gender experts/statisticians from national statistical offices, ministries of...

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