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Innovation Policies in the Arab region

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Intellectual Property for Fostering Innovation in the Arab World cover Intellectual Property for Fostering Innovation in the Arab World

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/5

Only few Arab countries have a national intellectual property strategy with measures that encourage and facilitate the effective development, management, and protection of intellectual...

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges for Arab Youth and Women cover Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Opportunities and Challenges for Arab Youth and Women

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/TP.2

Entrepreneurship is generally considered as one possible solution to unemployment among the youth and the economic empowerment of women in the Arab region. This study discusses the opportunities...

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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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Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region cover (Arabic) Arab Horizon 2030: Innovation Perspectives for achieving SDGs in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2019/2



The publication explores innovation approaches and technological trends that bolster inclusive sustainable development and the achievement of SDGs in the Arab region by: 
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Fostering Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises in the Arab Region cover Fostering Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2018/TP.2

This report explores the intersection of MSMEs, innovation and technology against the background of the Sustainable Development Goals. Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) targets the...

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The Innovation Landscape in Arab Countries: A Critical Analysis cover The Innovation Landscape in Arab Countries: A Critical Analysis

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

The present study proposes a framework for analysing the innovation landscape in Arab countries, which relies on the innovation policy framework described in an ESCWA study entitled “Innovation...

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Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region cover Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/1

The aim of this study is to provide decision-makers in Arab countries with a framework for the formulation of policies for economic growth and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

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Innovation Policies in the Arab region





Innovation is the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or process, a new marketing method, or a new organizational...
Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights for Agricultural Research and Innovation and its Impact on the Economic Development





​ETC is collaborating with AARINENA and iPARK at the Royal Scientific Society to conduct a workshop on management of intellectual...
Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Science/Technology Parks for Sustainable Development





Encouraging entrepreneurship is considered an effective opportunity to address unemployment, economic empowerment and...
At ESCWA, Lebanese youth discuss linkages between innovation and sustainable development



Beirut, 09 August 2019 (ESCWA)--On Thursday 8 August, 200 young Lebanese women and men, aged between 18 and 30, got together at ESCWA to...

ESCWA experts delve into intellectual property systems of Arab region



Beirut, 28 April 2019 (ESCWA)--By 2017, only 0.37% of world-wide patent applications were made at Arab Intellectual Property (IP) offices, with more applications from men than...

Intellectual Property Systems in the Arab Region





Intellectual property rights (IPRs) allow for the protection of inventions, innovations and creations. The protection of industrial...
Training on Technology Transfer and Innovation to support Excellence and Innovation Units in Yemen





ESCWA Technology Center (ETC) will hold a training workshop on "Technology Transfer and Innovation to Support Excellence and Innovation Units for...
Regional workshop on Governance of Science Parks and Technological Incubators





ETC in collaboration with the Arab Organization for Industrial Development and...
ESCWA Capacity Building Workshop on Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region



Beirut, 24 April 2018 (Communication and Information Unit) – The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has recently...

UN capacity building course to spotlight innovation policies for SDGs in the Arab region



Beirut, 11 April 2018 (Communication and Information Unit) – How innovation policies can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (...

Guideline on Fostering Innovation in the Public Sector of the Arab Region



Innovation in the public sector helps to enhance social welfare, economic growth and environmental management of countries for better sustainable futures, by stimulating...

Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region





In the framework of the Work Stream 6 (...
Egypt Hosts Workshop on Fostering Innovation in the Public Sectors of Arab Countries



Beirut-Cairo, 4 December 2017 (Communication and Information Unit) – ESCWA has recently organized a workshop on “Fostering Innovation in the Public Sectors of Arab Countries” in...

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