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Wealth distribution and poverty impact of COVID-19 in Lebanon cover Wealth distribution and poverty impact of COVID-19 in Lebanon

E/ESCWA/CL3.SEP/2020/TP.8

Lebanon is de facto experiencing the impact of three reinforcing growth shocks: a long-term recession post-Syrian crisis as a result of gradual decline in tourism receipts and private investment...

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Wealth Inequality and Closing the Poverty Gap in Arab Countries: The Case for a Solidarity Wealth Tax cover Wealth Inequality and Closing the Poverty Gap in Arab Countries: The Case for a Solidarity Wealth Tax

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.9

High poverty rates coupled with high concentration of wealth in the Arab region have highlighted the need for a stronger civic solidarity and the shared responsibility of the public, the private...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Money Metric Poverty in Arab Countries cover Impact of COVID-19 on Money Metric Poverty in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.10

Regardless of how it is measured, poverty in Arab countries was on the rise before COVID-19. Thus, the current pandemic only further exposes and accentuates existing structural deficiencies...

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Mapping of government measures taken to protect persons with disabilities from COVID-19, and efforts to provide accessible information and awareness materials cover (Arabic) Mapping of government measures taken to protect persons with disabilities from COVID-19, and efforts to provide accessible information and awareness materials

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/INF.5

Persons with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic. They may be more vulnerable to respiratory diseases, and complications that may result from...

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covid cover Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19: Policy Briefs

E/ESCWA/2020/INF.1

 A decade marked for accelerated action and delivery towards sustainable development has been...

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