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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...

Mapping of government measures taken to protect persons with disabilities from COVID-19, and efforts to provide accessible information and awareness materials cover (Arabic) Mapping of government measures taken to protect persons with disabilities from COVID-19, and efforts to provide accessible information and awareness materials

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/INF.5

Persons with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. They may be more vulnerable to respiratory diseases, and complications that may result...

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Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030 Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/3

The Arab region is in crisis and it is easy to succumb to pessimism about its future. This report, however, embraces a vision of hope: one that illustrates the...

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Arab Development Outlook 2017: Fiscal Policy in the Arab Region



United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing an expert group meeting to discuss the analysis and key messages of the background...
The Future of Arab Economic Integration in a Changing Global Trade Landscape





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ESCWA photo competition on SDGs in the Arab region



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Senior leaders from Islamic Development Bank Group and ESCWA renew longstanding partnership



On the sidelines of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group’s 43rd Annual Meeting held in Tunisia this year, senior leaders from the Bank and the UN...

Social Expenditure Monitor (SEM) for Arab States





The ability to target public expenditure in accord with social development priorities and macro-fiscal sustainability remains a challenge for most...
Revisiting the Master Plan of the Beirut Port: Inception Workshop





At the request of the Port of Beirut Management and Operating Committee, ESCWA is providing a study revisiting the 2018 Master Plan that takes into...
Corridors for Vital Connectivity in the Arab Region



This Regional Consultation on meeting “Corridors for Vital Connectivity in the Arab Region” is an opportunity for dialogue between experts from...

Index Simulator for Policymakers in the Arab Region (ISPAR)





In the aim of supporting member states in enhancing economic planning to achieve stated goals, and based on a number of requests received from member states...
2030 Agenda Working Group, 1st Meeting



During the full-day meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) Working Group (WG) on the 2030 Agenda, members have discussed the collective efforts of the different agencies, one year...

Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, Social Indicators of the Commission of Sustainable Development, No. 8 cover Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, Social Indicators of the Commission of Sustainable Development, No. 8

E/ESCWA/SCU/2007/9



Sustainable development has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue and basic pillar for improving lives and ensuring peace and prosperity. The eighth issue of the Compendium focuses on...

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Beyond Boundaries: Utilizing Protection Orders to Cultivate a Holistic Response to Domestic Violence in The Arab Region cover Beyond Boundaries: Utilizing Protection Orders to Cultivate a Holistic Response to Domestic Violence in The Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/1

The study documents and analyses domestic violence protection order legislation in the Arab region through the lens of international frameworks and good practice with the aim of having Arab...

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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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Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey cover Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey

E/ESCWA/SD/2014/WP.1

This paper critically assesses the measurement methods of poverty and inequality indicators based on international and national methodologies as well as the data generation mechanisms across Arab...

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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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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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East Mediterranean Maritime Conference





ESCWA will participate in the East Mediterranean Maritime Conference that will be...

Trade Logistics in the Arab Region: Challenges and Policy Options

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/1


Logistics is a multifaceted component of trade infrastructure and a key to competitiveness. Most Arab countries could provide cheap trade logistics but remain handicapped by inefficiencies...

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