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ESCWA's vision on the work modalities for producing, developing and implementing the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy (The Arab Digital Agenda) cover (Arabic) ESCWA's vision on the work modalities for producing, developing and implementing the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy (The Arab Digital Agenda)

E/ESCWA/CL4.SIT/2020/TP.7

This document presents “ESCWA's vision on the work modalities for producing, developing and implementing the Arab Information and Communication Technology Strategy (The Arab Digital Agenda)”. It...

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Regional Visions for Implementing the 2030 Agenda and SDGs



The side event will provide an overview of the regional visions for implementing the 2030 Agenda and SDGs in West Asia, Asia Pacific, and North America. It will highlight how different regions...

Women's rights and gender equality for sustainable development: Discussing the proposed sustainable development goals within the context of development in the Arab region, 2015 cover Women's rights and gender equality for sustainable development: Discussing the proposed sustainable development goals within the context of development in the Arab region, 2015

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/Technical Paper.3

This report reviews the situation of women’s rights and gender equality in Arab countries, and discusses the links between sustainable development, economic growth and inequalities from a gender...

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The Role of Civil Society in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development cover (Arabic) The Role of Civil Society in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

This paper aims at highlighting the role of civil society in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the national and regional levels. It includes six sections and discusses...

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Manual for Monitoring Food Security in the Arab Region cover Manual for Monitoring Food Security in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/Manual.1

A Regional Framework on Monitoring Food Security in the Arab Region was developed in consultation and coordination with the Arab Organization for Agriculture Development (AOAD), FAO, national...

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Capacity Development Material on Participation, Collaboration and Engagement cover Capacity Development Material on Participation, Collaboration and Engagement

E/ESCWA/TDD/2018/TP.3

This report expands on framework developed by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia for fostering open government in the Arab region prepared in the context of project entitled...

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Capacity development material on open data cover Capacity development material on open data

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/TP.1

The report offers practical guidelines on how to initiate and manage open government data programmes, and it is targeting public sector employees in the Arab countries. The data we create, and...

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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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Training Manual for Using AquaCrop model to evaluate the Impact of Climate Change on crop Production cover (Arabic) Training Manual for Using AquaCrop model to evaluate the Impact of Climate Change on crop Production

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/GUIDE.2

Within the context of Food Security, ESCWA is implementing a Sida funded project on “Promoting food and water security through cooperation and capacity development in the Arab region” that...

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Manual for Building Capacities in Developing Social Protection Policies based on a Participatory Approach cover (Arabic) Manual for Building Capacities in Developing Social Protection Policies based on a Participatory Approach

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.9

The manual for building capacities in developing social protection policies based on a participatory approach is produced as part of ESCWA’s efforts aimed at strengthening...

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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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User Guide Manual for AquaCrop Model cover (Arabic) User Guide Manual for AquaCrop Model

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/GUIDE.1

Within the context of Food Security, ESCWA is implementing a Sida funded project on “Promoting food and water security through cooperation and capacity development in the Arab region” that...

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Toolkit for mainstreaming social justice principles in development policies cover (Arabic) Toolkit for mainstreaming social justice principles in development policies

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/MANUAL.2

The guide aims to enhance the capacities of policy-makers in  member states in integrating the concepts and principles of social justice into national development policies, plans and programs, and...

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Arab calls for better environmental education and green jobs



Beirut-Cairo, 28 February 2019 (ESCWA)—Achieving development in the Arab region and safeguarding natural resources is possible through reinforcing environmental education and...

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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Examining multidimensional inequality in the Arab region through a capabilities lens: Presenting a pilot study in Lebanon with a focus on SDG 10 cover Examining multidimensional inequality in the Arab region through a capabilities lens: Presenting a pilot study in Lebanon with a focus on SDG 10

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/TP.7

This study takes a critical look at Sustainable Development Goal 10 – aimed to reduce inequality within and among countries – and proposes an innovative research approach to capture...

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

E/ESCWA/CL1.CCS/2020/TP.3

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

E/ESCWA/CL1.CCS/2020/TP.4

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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Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco cover Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in Morocco

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/CP.6

Being the largest energy importer in North Africa, Morocco is faced with the challenging task of meeting rising local energy demand while keeping its import bill under control. Facing these...

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An Introductory Study on the Status, Challenges and Prospects of the Libyan Society cover An Introductory Study on the Status, Challenges and Prospects of the Libyan Society

E/ESCWA/CL6.GCP/2020/TP.2

The Libya Socioeconomic Dialogue Project is managed and implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), thanks to a funding by the German Federal...

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