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Single Window for Iraq





The concept of trade facilitation single window includes the complete trade, transport and logistics community so that, ultimately, all border crossings and all...
cover page Conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic: Macroeconomic Implications and Obstacles to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/TECHNICAL PAPER.5

ESCWA has prepared the present report based on data gathered from various government bodies in the Syrian Arab Republic, United Nations agencies and other sources. The report also draws from...

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Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region cover Transport and Connectivity to Global Value Chains: Illustrations from the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/3

This report explores the impact of transport infrastructure and services availability and efficiency on Global Value Chains connectivity. It also assesses whether the Arab region meets the...

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Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region cover Energy Vulnerability in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/1

This publication seeks to identify sources of energy vulnerability in the Arab region that prevent member States from being able to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern...

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National Institutional Structures for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Exploring the Implementation of Article 33 in the Arab Region cover National Institutional Structures for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Exploring the Implementation of Article 33 in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/TP.3

This study examines Article (33) on “National Implementation and Monitoring” in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Article 33 is quite groundbreaking as it is the first...

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The current state and Future of Preventing Violent Extremism in the Arab Region: Regional assessment and future prospects





In 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General devised a Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism (PVE), aimed at reinvigorating pillar (1) of the Global...
International Mother Earth Day



On 22 April of every year the world marks the International Mother Earth Day. This year’s theme is “Trees for the Earth”. Earth Day aims to refocus the world’s attention on the need to protect the...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land cover World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/INF.2

The Arab region has limited land resources while it faces daunting challenges that include high population and urbanization growth rates, resource over-exploitation, diminishing water resources,...

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ESCWA Committee on Energy convenes, highlights regional challenges



Beirut, 24 June 2019 (ESCWA)-- The 12th session of the Committee on Energy of the United...

Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes in the Arab Region



This workshop provided an occasion to explore the potential of conditional cash transfer programmes to break inter-generational cycles of poverty and to contribute to long-term development...

Parliamentarians discuss their role in advancing sustainable development



Beirut, 25 January 2019 (Communication and Information Unit)--In line with the aim to ‘empower people and ensure inclusiveness and equality’ across the Arab region, the United...

Cultivating Resilient Institutions in the Arab Region: National Women’s Machineries in Challenging Times cover Cultivating Resilient Institutions in the Arab Region: National Women’s Machineries in Challenging Times

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/4

The present study examines how national women’s machineries in the Arab region cultivate resilience to continue operating and delivering during conflict, occupation and formal political...

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Statement of Suggested Policies and Measures in the Arab Region Regarding the Thematic Clusters of the Ninteenth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2010/WP.1



 

 



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Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries cover Impact of Fourth Industrial Revolution on Development in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/3

This study contextualizes the discussions around the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) to the Arab countries. For more than two decades, ESCWA identified Biotechnologies and advanced...

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Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region cover Tracking SDG 7: Energy Progress Report Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/3

This publication is the latest and most thoroughly updated regional edition of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7) Regional Tracking Report which addresses access to sustainable and...

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Consequences of Child Marriage for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region, 2015 (cover) Consequences of Child Marriage for Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region, 2015

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/Technical Paper.6

This policy brief discusses the sexual and reproductive health implications of child marriage in humanitarian settings in the Arab region, highlighting the different threats to progress made in...

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Implementing Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology in Iraq (at Al-Hamdania district and Nineveh Governorate): Phase II





This workshop will build on the outcomes of the previous “Workshop on evaluating the capacity of Iraqi institutions in project...
Implementation of the Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology in the Workforce Planning





This workshop will form the starting point of tailoring Palestinian country specific institutional gaps assessment methodologies. The envisaged series of...
Develop a Specific Institutional Gaps Assessment Methodology and Tools for Workforce Planning in Palestine (POSTPONED)



This workshop will present and develop further the proposed tools and methodology by the workforce planning team with ESCWA experts and several relevant ministries and government institutions; The...

Capacity Building: Open Government and Emerging Technologies in the Arab Region





Based on the ESCWA four-phased framework on open government, this workshop parovided participants with knowledge, options, tools and actions to develop...

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