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Foreign Direct Investment Report 2008 Foreign Direct Investment Report 2008

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2008/Technical Paper.1

This Foreign Direct Investment Report provides an overview of the performance of ESCWA member countries in terms of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), reviews the most recent laws and...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2008

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2008/4

The performance of Arab countries in 2007 was uneven. Some sectors increased their share in the world economy while others saw their share decline. This issue of the Annual Review assesses,...

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Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region, 2007-2008

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2008/3

For more than three decades, the ESCWA region has been exporting capital; experiencing volatile real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita growth; has the highest unemployment rate globally;...

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Report of the Regional Implementation Meeting of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/WP.3

This report reviews the progress achieved in the implementation of obligations and objectives at the regional level relevant to five clusters, namely agriculture, rural development, land, drought...

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Energy Conservation and Efficiency in the Upstream Energy Sectors in Selected ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/8

Produced in response to the recommendations made in the fifth session of the Committee on Energy, this publication also fulfils the mandates of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation of the World...

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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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ESCWA Water Development Report 2: State of Water Resources in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/6

The ESCWA region has an arid to semi-arid climate and the livelihood of its population is significantly affected by the scarcity of water. This series aims to enhance the application of integrated...

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Land Degradation Assessment and Prevention: Selected Case Studies from the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/4

Critical issues confronting policymakers, administrators, staff and stakeholders in combating and preventing land degradation are assessed in this review, with particular...

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The Role of Women in Rural Areas in Managing Water, Conserving Energy and Safeguarding the Environment in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/3

he Role of Women in Rural Areas in Managing Water, Conserving Energy and Safeguarding the Environment in the ESCWA Region



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Assessment of Water Quality Management Practices in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/2

This study assesses water quality management practices in selected countries within the region and presents member countries with recommendations on the protection and sustainable use of scarce...

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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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Literature Review on Engendering the Millennium Development Goals and Identifying Barriers to Gender Equality in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.5

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Literature Review on Social Exclusion in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.4

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Critical Review of Successful Experiences in Integrated Social Policy

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/WP.1

  This document consists of two parts. The first part includes the experiences and particularities of certain states, with the aim to identify factors conducive to achieving social welfare. The...

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Population Ageing in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/Technical Material.2

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The Demographic Profile of Arab Countries: Ageing of Rural Populations

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/Booklet.1/Rev.1

  This document highlights the course of fertility and mortality transition, and examines in rural and urban populations in the 22 countries of the Arab region for the period 1980 – 2050....

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Report of the Regional Seminar on the Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/7

 

 



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Report of the Peer Review Meeting on Social Policy Report No. 2 - Proposed Outline Integrated Social Policies Project

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/6

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Population and Development Report, Third Issue, International Migration and Development in the Arab Region: Challenges and Opportunities

E/ESCWA/SDD/2007/2

In an increasingly globalized world, international migration is an expanding and multifaceted phenomenon. In order to understand the origins and effects of migration, the specific contexts in...

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Health and Millennium Development Goals in the ESCWA region

E/ESCWA/SCU/2007/Technical Paper.2

This technical paper on Health and MDGs represents one of the concerted efforts of the Statistics Division at ESCWA to provide evidence-based regional information on its member countries in the...

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