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Report: Expert Group Meeting on the Positions of ESCWA Member Countries Towards the Development of a National Policy for Youth, Beirut, 29 And 30 March 2011

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/WG.1/6/Report

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Demographic Profile of the Arab Countries: Analysis of the Ageing Phenomenon

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.9

The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) drawn up at the Second World Assembly on Ageing in 2002 outlined a global agenda to deal with the issues of elderly populations. The...

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Assessment and Mapping of United Nations Research on Youth

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.8



  The United Nations has always recognized the importance of addressing the principles, ideas and potentials of youth in order to achieve society’s goals. Noting the importance of youth...

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Labour Market Data: Structures and Challenges in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.7

This paper provides part of the research feeding into the fourth Integrated Social Policy Report, published in December 2011 by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The...

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Population in the Arab Region: Trends and Implications cover Population in the Arab Region: Trends and Implications

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.6

This paper provides an overview of the levels and trends of key demographic indicators in the Arab region. It serves as a regional reference for policymakers and researchers on the patterns of...

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International Migration and Development in the ESCWA Region: Challenges and Opportunities cover International Migration and Development in the ESCWA Region: Challenges and Opportunities

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.5

This paper discusses migration policies and their impact on development on both the theoretical and practical levels, focusing on ESCWA member countries and highlighting good practices and major...

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Social Policy Brief - Gender Mainstreaming in Youth Strategies - Issue No. 5

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

This Brief provides an overview of national youth policies in ESCWA member countries and underlines the importance of youth and gender integration in fostering sustainable development. It also...

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Social Development Bulletin No. 4: Bridging the Urban Divide in the ESCWA Region cover Social Development Bulletin No. 4: Bridging the Urban Divide in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.3

This bulletin sheds light on the social challenges that result from urban divisions in the Arab region. It documents spatial interventions carried out in several ESCWA member countries in order to...

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Reinforcing Social Equity: Mainstreaming Ageing Issues in the Process of Development Planning in the ESCWA Region, Social Policy Brief, No. 4 cover Reinforcing Social Equity: Mainstreaming Ageing Issues in the Process of Development Planning in the ESCWA Region, Social Policy Brief, No. 4

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.2

This brief was issued in 2012, on the occasion of the second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA). It emphasizes the need to integrate ageing issues...

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Integrated Social Policy Report IV: Labour Market Policy in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/3

After decades of market-oriented reforms, the ESCWA region is facing fundamental questions about the parameters of future development. The expectation that top-down economic stabilization,...

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Population and Development Report, Issue No. 5, Youth Exclusion in the ESCWA Region: Demographic, Economic, Educational and Cultural Factors

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/2

Millions of young people in Arab countries suffer exclusion in many areas. The aspects of this exclusion include rising unemployment, low qualifications, exacerbated illiteracy and the decline of...

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Bridging the Urban Divide in the ESCWA Region: Towards Inclusive Cities

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/1

This report sheds light on the urban divisions and development challenges faced by the countries of the ESCWA region. Specifically, it addresses the spatial dimension of the urban development vis-...

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Report of the Expert Group Meeting to Review Publication of Comparative Analysis of Civil Society Participation in Public Policy Formulation in Selected Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WG.3/Report

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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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Poverty in Western Asia: Some Social Considerations

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.3

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Report on the Electronic Fora as part of the Portal “Towards an Inclusive Participatory Development in the ESCWA region”

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Technical Paper.10

The ESCWA launched a portal called “Towards an inclusive Participatory Development in the ESCWA region”, to promote the participation of civil society and the exchange of ideas and experiences and...

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Comparative Analysis of Civil Society Participation in Public Policy Formulation in Selected Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/1

In the past decade, civil society organizations in the Arab region have achieved significant improvements in performance and capacity to request change with respect to certain issues. However,...

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Report: Third Inter-Agency and Expert Group Meeting on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region and the Second Meeting of the Task Force on Gender Statistics in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/WG.1/Report

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External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 20 cover External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 20

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/9

This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external trade in goods of ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2010 and were drawn primarily from national...

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Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators: Arab Society, No. 10 cover Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators: Arab Society, No. 10

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/8

The Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators is a biennial publication which focuses on such areas as population, education, households and family, human settlements, health, and economic...

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