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Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/5

Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics, Issue No. 13 is the latest in a series of biennial compendiums of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia...

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Arab Society Demographic and Social trends Issue No. 14 cover Arab Society Demographic and Social trends Issue No. 14

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/5

Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, Issue No. 14 is the latest in a series of biennial compendia of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for...

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Guidelines to Estimate the Economic Cost of Domestic Violence in the Arab region cover Guidelines to Estimate the Economic Cost of Domestic Violence in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2019/TP.3

These guidelines are intended for government officials, programme managers and researchers looking to estimate the costs of domestic violence in the Arab region. They...

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Arab Regional Conference on Population and Development: Five Years after the 2013 Cairo Declaration



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International Human Rights Law and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Social Development Bulletin, Vol 6 No. 3 cover International Human Rights Law and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Social Development Bulletin, Vol 6 No. 3

E/ESCWA/SDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.8

The 2030 Development Agenda expresses the commitment of the United Nations to accelerate development efforts and to leave no one behind. Parts of this aspirational agenda are also enshrined in...

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Gender Justice & Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region cover Gender Justice & Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region



The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the United...

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Social Justice Matters: A view from the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia cover Social Justice Matters: A view from the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

E/ESCWA/SDD/2018/TP.6

Achieving social justice and leaving no one behind are urgent priorities in the Arab region. This pamphlet aims to provide general information and raise awareness on social justice and related...

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Arab Middle Class: Measurement and role in driving change Arab Middle Class: Measurement and role in driving change

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/2

The Arab middle class is an important social group that is relatively little understood despite the fundamental role it has played in shaping the economic and social development outcomes in the...

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Public Private Partnerships for ports





ESCWA is organizing an EGM on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for ports on 23-24 Nov 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

The main objective of this EGM is to...

Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development in the Arab Region Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2013/4

The Arab region has been relatively weak in mobilizing private capital to finance larger infrastructure projects, compared to other parts of the world. The ongoing political transition is...

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Peace and Stability Key Prerequisite for Sustainable Development in the Region



The Arab Forum for Sustainable Development organized by ESCWA from 3 to 5 May 2017 in Rabat, Morocco, stressed the importance of peace and stability as a prerequisite for sustainable development...

Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial Development





ESCWA and Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) co-organized an expert group meeting on Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial...
Ministerial Session, 30th





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E-Handbook on SDG Framework and Metadata



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ESCWA Water Development Report 5: Issues in Sustainable Water Resources Management and Water Services

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2013/4

The global community was proud to announce in 2012 that the global drinking water target articulated in the Millennium Development Goals had been met five years ahead of schedule. However, the...

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Good Governance and Sustainable Development Goals





Iraq-Public Sector Modernization Programme - Phase II (I-PSM II)

Economic Governance for Entrepreneurs in the MENA Region: Prioritizing Policy Challenges cover Economic Governance for Entrepreneurs in the MENA Region: Prioritizing Policy Challenges

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/TP.6

This paper identifies priority policy challenges to facilitate entrepreneurship in countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Based on evidence from the Doing Business and Worldwide...

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Social Protection in Rural Egypt cover Social Protection in Rural Egypt

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.1

Egypt has a history of an extensive but largely fragmented social protection system. At times, it has been biased towards urban areas as opposed to rural ones, where the majority of the poor...

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Palestine: Open Government and Open Data





25 women and men from the Palestinian government attended a national workshop on open government and open data organized by ESCWA in collaboration with the...
Open Government in the Arab Region



The main objective of this workshop was to build the capacity of participants on open government, based on the four phased ESCWA framework.

The...

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