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Sharing Responsibilities for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region: Fostering Resilient Partnerships among Development Stakeholders Sharing Responsibilities for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region: Fostering Resilient Partnerships among Development Stakeholders

E/ESCWA/SDD/2016/Pamphlet.1

The present pamphlet primarily addresses the progressive and distinctive role played by civil society in development processes, political transitions and participatory policymaking, particularly...

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Operationalizing intersectionality in the Arab region: Challenges and ways forward cover Operationalizing intersectionality in the Arab region: Challenges and ways forward

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.5

The present paper focuses on intersectionality as an analytical approach and calls for a multidimensional understanding of gender in the Arab region, positing that this produces a more...

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Advancing the Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in Arab Countries cover Advancing the Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/INF.8

This policy brief provides an overview of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) and its linkages to the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.  It highlights MIPAA’s...

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Strengthening Women's Political Participation Women Running for Elected Office in Iraq: Needs and Challenges cover Strengthening Women's Political Participation Women Running for Elected Office in Iraq: Needs and Challenges

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

With support from the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq (UNAMI) and technical assistance from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the Iraq...

Promoting Social Justice in the Arab Region through Capacity Building Interventions, Social Development Bulletin, Vol.7, No.3 cover Promoting Social Justice in the Arab Region through Capacity Building Interventions, Social Development Bulletin, Vol.7, No.3

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/INF.7

This bulletin explores the connection between innovative capacity building and the ability of stakeholders to implement the SDGs.  It details the capacity building work undertaken by ESCWA’s...

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Leveraging Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Promote Gender Justice and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Leveraging Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Promote Gender Justice and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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

Ambitious multi-stakeholder partnerships are an important aspect of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and will be critical to its success. They will...

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Fostering Open Government in the Arab region cover Fostering Open Government in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2018/TP.1



Open government refers to a government which is effective and efficient in the performance of its duties, transparent in and accountable for its actions, accessible to all through its...

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Fostering public sector innovation in the Arab region





Under the patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Hala Helmy El Said, the Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform, Egypt...
Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools cover Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2017/MODULES/INTRO

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change...

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Job Competencies Development for Palestinian Public Servants



The objective of the workshop is of two folds:

  • To offer technical support that will be provided to the Palestinian General Personal Council during these critical times where 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...
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...

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...
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 eTIR International System in the ESCWA region





ESCWA organized in cooperation with UNECE, IRU and Euro Med Transport Support Project a capacity building workshop “Implementation of the eTIR...
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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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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Impact of COVID-19 on Migrants and Refugees in the Arab Region cover Impact of COVID-19 on Migrants and Refugees in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.16

Migrants and refugees are among the social groups most impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and are suffering disproportionately from its social and economic consequences. This publication is a joint...

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COVID-19: Impact on Transport in the Arab Region cover COVID-19: Impact on Transport in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.15

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global health and economic crisis that has transformed the world. The Arab region is not immune to the shock triggered by the pandemic. In line with global...

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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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