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Networking Research, Development and Innovation in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/2

Innovation is central to the development of successful economies. This study is intended to encourage research, development and innovation (RDI) networking in Arab countries. RDI networks that are...

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Rethinking Fiscal Policy for the Arab Region cover Rethinking Fiscal Policy for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/4

Amid low oil prices and rising debts, the Arab region faces a challenging economic outlook. At the same time, development priorities related to decent work, poverty and social justice are more...

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Rethinking Inequality in Arab Countries cover Rethinking Inequality in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/2

The Rethinking Inequality in Arab States report fills knowledge gaps about inequality in the Arab region, using a multidimensional approach that focuses on non-income dimensions: Health,...

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Framework for Environmental Economic Accounting in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/3

This study provides a review of the System of Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting (SEEA), developed by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) to integrate economic and...

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A Standardization Framework to Promote an Enabling Environment for Arabic e-Services

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Technical Paper.4

This study focuses on diverse standards used in developing e-services. It starts by mentioning the importance of e-services, and the role of standards in increasing its adoption. Then, it lists...

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Reforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training: A Gateway for Building a Skilled Youth Workforce in the Arab Region cover Reforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training: A Gateway for Building a Skilled Youth Workforce in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.4

The technical paper scrutinizes high youth unemployment rates prevalent in the Arab region from the perspective of labour supply. More specifically, it examines technical and vocational education...

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Guidelines on the Legislative and Institutional Reforms Needed for the Implementation of Integrated Water Resource Management at the National Level in the ESCWA Region cover (Arabic) Guidelines on the Legislative and Institutional Reforms Needed for the Implementation of Integrated Water Resource Management at the National Level in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/1

tive regulations governing the management of the water sector in ESCWA member countries, in-depth case studies and lessons learned from selected countries. The guidelines propose the most...

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Migration Governance in the Arab Region and Beyond Vol. 5, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/TECHNICAL PAPER.4



International migration is a large-scale phenomenon that affects families, economies, service provision and communities, posing both challenges and opportunities for countries in the Arab...

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Knowledge Management and Analysis of ESCWA Member Countries Capacities in Managing Shared Water Resources

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2009/7

Water scarcity is a fundamental challenge to sustainable development in arid and semi-arid regions. The problem is accentuated by the fact that most of the water resources used by ESCWA countries...

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Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.6/Add.2

Under the local and global circumstances, a three-day workshop was organized on the “Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations”. This document is the participant’s file, which...

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Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations: Trainer’s Guide

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.6/Add.1

  Under the local and global circumstances, a three-day workshop was organized on the “Management of Public Institutions in Crisis Situations”. This document is the trainer's guide, which...

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Managing Change-Mainstreaming Disability into the Development Process cover Managing Change-Mainstreaming Disability into the Development Process

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/Brochure.1

This brochure analyses the exclusion of people with disabilities in the Arab region. It highlights the challenges facing policymakers in their efforts to achieve social inclusion. It also presents...

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Managing Change: Social Policy for Economic Development cover Managing Change: Social Policy for Economic Development

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.5

This pamphlet emphasizes the need for sustainable growth strategies to promote investment in human resources and the expansion of social protection. It also stresses the need for a new system of...

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International Migration Statistics: Meeting the International Recommendations - ESCWA Training Kit  cover International Migration Statistics: Meeting the International Recommendations - ESCWA Training Kit

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/Technical Paper.3



The kit aims to provide the information necessary to develop and improve statistical systems for migration statistics with regard to the quality, coverage, collection and use of...

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International Migration Statistics and Measurement Issues in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SD/2014/TECHNICAL PAPER.1

This paper offers an analysis of international migration data collection systems in Jordan, Morocco and Qatar in terms of data availability, reliability and comparability. Taking international...

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Foreign Direct Investment Statistics in ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/3

This report focuses primarily on the performance of ESCWA member countries in attracting foreign direct investment. It reviews recent developments in the institutional framework governing the...

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أجندة من أجل "عقد الطاقة المستدامة للجميع في المنطقة العربية" صحيفة وقائع

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2015/Fact Sheet.1

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Impact of ICT on Arab youth: Employment, education and social change

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

This report analyzes the impact of ICT on Arab Youth by considering the economic, educational and social change dimensions. Chapter I discusses the current status of employment and education among...

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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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Impact of Industrial Policies on the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/7

The impact of industrial policies on the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises is examined in this study and analytical tools for impact assessment are suggested. Industrial...

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