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2013 Arab MDGs Report Launched from New York



A crowd of Arab and foreign political and diplomatic figures filled Rooms S-276 and S-277 of the United Nations Headquarters in New York yesterday to participate in the launching ceremony of the...

ESCWA Sees Knowledge, Professional Challenge in Arab Spring Commission Launches Millennium Goals Report in Time of Transition



Beirut, 21 February 2012 (UN Information Services) — Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) today said the Arab Spring is a knowledge and professional challenge for United Nations...

Literature Review on Engendering the Millennium Development Goals and Identifying Barriers to Gender Equality in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.5

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Literature Review on Social Exclusion in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.4

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Meeting of the Advisory Board of the publication "Beyond 2015: The Future United Nations Development Agenda - A Regional Perspective"



As we approach the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations system will be expected to make recommendations for further steps to advance the UN...

Population and developement report - Issue No. 6 - Development policy implications of age-structural transitions in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/2

Arab countries are currently undergoing profound age-structural transitions which will have significant implications for their development, both in the short and long term. These changes bring...

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Public Sector Modernization: The Work of ESCWA in Iraq, 2013 (Arabic) Public Sector Modernization: The Work of ESCWA in Iraq, 2013

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2013/Technical Paper.3

The present study highlights the contribution of ESCWA to a programme aimed at modernizing the public sector in Iraq. The programme, jointly adopted by United Nations organizations, depends on a...

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Report of the Workshop on Macroeconomic Simulations for MDG Achievement, Beirut, 28-29 September 2011

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WG.7/Report

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Subnational Workshop on MDG report writing



In September 2000, world leaders adopted the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration covers issues of peace, security and development, including the environment, protection of vulnerable groups...
Syrian Conflict Impact on Macro-economy and Millennium Development Goals



ESCWA launched today from its headquarters in Riad el Solh, Beirut, a report entitled “The conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic: The impact at the Macroeconomic Level and the Obstacles on the Way...

The Impact of Economic Variables on the Social Dimension of Development: Education and Health

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/4

Investment in human capital is crucial for poverty reduction and has a positive impact on economic growth and human development. This study analyses the impact of public policy on human...

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SDG Priority Conceptual Issues: Towards an Arab Approach for the Sustainable Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2013/Technical Paper.8

This document elaborates the content examined during the Arab Regional Consultative Dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goals. First, the discussion showed the importance of SDGs for the Arab...

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EGM on Good Urban Governance and Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals



The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) will hold the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on "Urban Governance and the Millennium Development Goals: Towards...
Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender and the Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region





Session I: Gender statistics: Past, present and future
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Millennium Development Goals





The...

The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens

E/ESCWA/EAD/2007/3

In addition to providing a regional review of the performance of Arab countries on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this report highlights the complexity of the issues...

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The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region, 2005 The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region, 2005

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/3/Rev.1



The Millennium Development Goals were set within the framework of the Millennium Declaration, which was adopted in 2000. These MDGs constitute a set of eight time-bound and measurable...

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In the Run towards the 3rd Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2nd UN Environment Assembly



Development is a human right that everyone should benefit from, especially the most marginalized and vulnerable groups in the Arab region. This includes people living under occupation and conflict...

Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2 Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2011/2

One additional year of civil war in an ESCWA member country causes a decline in per-capita GDP of about 17.5 per cent, which is marginally higher than in other countries.  It also causes...

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Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/5

The Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region reviews existing governance systems for sustainable development at the local and regional levels, highlights...

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