2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development | Page 13 | United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Skip to main content

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Publication Cover Titlesort ascending
Rethinking Fiscal Policy for the Arab Region cover Rethinking Fiscal Policy for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/4

Amid low oil prices and rising debts, the Arab region faces a challenging economic outlook. At the same time, development priorities related to decent work, poverty and social justice are more...

PDF icon Arabic (2.88 MB)

PDF icon English (3.09 MB)

Social Expenditure Monitor for Arab States: A Tool to Support Budgeting and Fiscal Policy Reform cover Social Expenditure Monitor for Arab States: A Tool to Support Budgeting and Fiscal Policy Reform

E/ESCWA/EC.6/2019/8/Rev.1

Targeting public expenditure in line with social development priorities and macro-fiscal sustainability remains a challenge for most Governments in the Arab region. Budget allocations that...

PDF icon Arabic (1.87 MB)

PDF icon English (1.32 MB)

ESCWA Disability Framework: 115 indicators to bridge the gap between policy and statistics cover ESCWA Disability Framework: 115 indicators to bridge the gap between policy and statistics

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/TP.3

ESCWA Disability Framework: 115 indicators to bridge the gap between policy and statistics, is the first three-dimensional disability framework that maps disability-related indicators to three...

PDF icon Arabic (2.3 MB)

PDF icon English (1.49 MB)

Social Protection Reform in Arab Countries cover Social Protection Reform in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/1

Social protection systems, their design and their extent, are shaping social cohesion, social justice, the structure of the labour market, the prevention and alleviation of poverty, as well as...

PDF icon Arabic (2.62 MB)

PDF icon English (2.58 MB)

Social Protection Reform in the Arab Region





Social protection plays an...

Reforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training: A Gateway for Building a Skilled Youth Workforce in the Arab Region cover Reforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training: A Gateway for Building a Skilled Youth Workforce in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.4

The technical paper scrutinizes high youth unemployment rates prevalent in the Arab region from the perspective of labour supply. More specifically, it examines technical and vocational education...

PDF icon Arabic (548.24 KB)

PDF icon English (548.24 KB)

Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Voluntary National Reviews cover Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Voluntary National Reviews

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.1

This guide aims to support stakeholders in mainstreaming gender equality and women’s rights in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on progress made in the implementation of agenda 2030 and the...

PDF icon Arabic (3.62 MB)

PDF icon English (3.62 MB)

Road Safety Management in Arab Countries





The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals have set a strong impetus for us to increase and enhance our efforts to improve the road safety situation,...
Water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)





The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015 and includes seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...

أجندة من أجل "عقد الطاقة المستدامة للجميع في المنطقة العربية" صحيفة وقائع

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Fact Sheet.1

PDF icon Arabic (951.75 KB)

PDF icon English (951.75 KB)
Impact of joining the Arab Customs Union on the Tunisian Economy and Alternative Scenarios for a Common External Tariff





This National workshop aims to build the capacity of Tunisian officials from the Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Finance to analysis and assess alternative Common...
Impact of Occupation on Human Development in Palestine



Assessing the Impact of Occupation on Human Development in Palestine. Challenges, Needs and Remedies Towards Sustainable Human Development

...
Regional Coordination Mechanism, 22nd meeting





The 22nd Regional Coordination...

Information and Communication Technologies: Prospects for Promoting Gender Equality in the Arab Region cover Information and Communication Technologies: Prospects for Promoting Gender Equality in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/3

The present report examines how information and communication technology (ICT) can be used as a means of implementation to accelerate the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 5, and...

PDF icon Arabic (5.04 MB)

PDF icon English (4.45 MB)

Arab Horizon 2030: Prospects for Enhancing Food Security in the Arab Region cover Arab Horizon 2030: Prospects for Enhancing Food Security in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/1

This publication aims to inform the debate on the status of food security in Arab countries, and provide policy options for enhancing food security in the future, in line with the overarching...

PDF icon Arabic (9.3 MB)

PDF icon English (25.65 MB)

Sustainable Land Management to Enhance Rural Development in the UN-ESCWA Region



UN-ESCWA is organizing an “Expert Group Meeting on “Sustainable Land Management as a Best Practice to Enhance Rural Development in the ESCWA Region” from 25 to 27 March 2009 at the UN House, Riad...

Report of the Experts Meeting on Transport for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region and Relevant Climate Change Issues

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2009/3

 

 



PDF icon Arabic (205.85 KB)

PDF icon English (205.85 KB)
Regional Perspectives on Sustainable Development



The Regional Commissions, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the United Nations Economic...

Regional Implementation Meeting Report on the Five Areas Presented to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development on its 18th Session

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2009/WP.2

PDF icon Arabic (169.82 KB)

PDF icon English (169.82 KB)
Leaving No-One Behind: Disability assessment and determination as a means for better inclusion of persons with disabilities in Arab countries



Disability policy is changing fast in Arab countries. Several countries have or are in the process of changing their disability laws, have already developed disability inclusion strategies or are...

Pages