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Bioenergy and sustainable development in the Arab rural area cover (Arabic) Bioenergy and sustainable development in the Arab rural area

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/TP.1

The paper focuses on the status of bioenergy in the Arab region, especially in the least developed countries, and the Arab position that rejects the use of agricultural crops in developing...

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Renewable energy legislations and policies in the Arab region cover (Arabic) Renewable energy legislations and policies in the Arab region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2019/INF.1

This fact sheet focuses on the status of renewable energy in the Arab region in terms of resources, contribution to electricity production, the energy mix and future goals. It highlights the...

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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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The Governance Deficit and Conflict Relapse in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2011/1

The post-colonial socio-political landscape of the ESCWA region has witnessed a seemingly endless chain of conflict, fragile peace and constantly heightened levels of political tension, all of...

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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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Social justice in Arab countries: Challenges and recommended courses of action cover Social justice in Arab countries: Challenges and recommended courses of action

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/Technical Paper.2

This paper is an overview of some of the current political, social, economic and institutional challenges facing Arab countries in moving towards socially motivated patterns of economic growth and...

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Social justice in the Arab world cover Social justice in the Arab world

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/Background Paper.1

This paper reviews the evolution of the concept of social justice and its definitions according to several international organizations working in the social field. It then attempts to assess the...

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Social justice: Concepts, principles, tools and challenges cover Social justice: Concepts, principles, tools and challenges

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.9

This paper sheds light on some of the underlying theories and fundamental elements of social justice. Specifically, it focuses on the principle of participation given its centrality to a number of...

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Key Factors in Establishing Single Windows for Handling Import/Export Procedures and Formalities: Trade Facilitation and the Single Window

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/5

Trade facilitation plays a significant role in improving trade growth and competitiveness within the context of the global supply chain. This report sheds light on the requirements for...

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Competitiveness of the ICT Sector in the Arab Region: Innovation and Investment Imperatives

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/4

Developing countries have often focused on venture capital to boost investment. Some Arab countries are proponents of that approach, launching many funds geared towards the promotion of...

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Administrative Decentralization: Trainer's Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.4/Add.1

 This document is the trainer's guide prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Administrative Decentralization”. It contains the agenda and the expected outcomes of each session...

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Administrative Decentralization: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.4/Add.2

  This document is the participant’s file prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Administrative Decentralization”, which included the program of meetings and details on all...

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Study on Short-Term Economic Indicators for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/10

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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 Society: A compendium of Social Statistics, No. 11 cover Arab Society: A compendium of Social Statistics, No. 11

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/13

Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics is the latest in a series of biennial compendia of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). ...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 32 Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.32

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/2

The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries. This issue consists of...

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Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region,No.33 cover Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.33

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/12

The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries.  This issue consists...

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Satistical Abstract no. 31 cover Statistical Abstract Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 31

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/7





The 31st issue of the Statistical Abstract for the ESCWA Region for 2011 covers economic and social developments in ESCWA member countries at the macro-level. The Abstract...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No.30

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/3



The secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is pleased to present the thirtieth issue of the Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region for 2010. This...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 28 Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 28

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/5

This publication presents time series comparative statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries for 2008. This issue of the Statistical...

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