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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Arab Sustainable Development Report, 2015 cover Arab Sustainable Development Report, 2015

In September 2015, Governments worldwide adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including 17 wide-ranging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Arab Sustainable Development...

Equality in the New Global Agenda: Integrating a Gender Perspective in the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 2 in the Arab Region cover Equality in the New Global Agenda: Integrating a Gender Perspective in the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 2 in the Arab Region

A close analysis of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the international community in September 2015, reveals that some gender issues should be further emphasized in the...

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

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

Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States cover Governance-adjusted Human Development Index: The case for a broader index and its implications for Arab States

Governance is the most important factor in explaining deviations in broad human development over time.

Therefore, this paper contributes to the literature on improving human development...

Need for a New Framework for Defining a Development Measure for the Arab Countries-cover Need for a New Framework for Defining a Development Measure for the Arab Countries



This paper proposes adjustments to the Human Development Index in order to make it applicable for the Arab countries, for example opting for real consumption per capita in place of the...

Evolution of opportunities for early childhood development in Arab countries cover Evolution of opportunities for early childhood development in Arab countries

This technical study follows on a report detailing conditions for early childhood development (ECD) across the Arab region using the newest waves of national health surveys. Both the typical level...

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2015-2016 cover Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2015-2016

The economic and political uncertainty that has characterized the Arab region since the uprisings of 2011 continues to dampen its prospects for growth, job creation and stability. Economic...

The Relationship between Corruption and Social Justice

The present working paper reviews the links between corruption and some selected pillars of social justice. Based on a comprehensive literature review, concrete examples show where potential for...

Representativeness of Top Expenditures in Arab Region Household Surveys

This working paper investigates evidence of measurement errors among households with the highest expenditures in eleven harmonized national household-expenditure surveys from five Arab countries:...

Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030 Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030

The Arab region is in crisis and it is easy to succumb to pessimism about its future. This report, however, embraces a vision of hope: one that illustrates the...

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