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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 8

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/16



This issue sheds light on the importance of Information and Communications Technology for Education (ICT4E) and its various dimensions and its anticipated effect on the development of an...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia 2007

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/15

ESCWA is publishing the Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia - 2007 as a part of the follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society. The study is the third in a...

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ICT Finance, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/12

The development of appropriate financial instruments, provision of financial resources and venture capital, and support for and strengthening of innovative operations and pioneering work are...

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Broadband for Development in the ESCWA Region: Enhancing Access to ICT Services in a Global Knowledge Society

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/10

This report highlights the vast development potential in the ESCWA region as it moves towards the broadband revolution, with real business examples focused on selected countries. It also offers an...

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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No. 6

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2007/1



The subject of the sixth issue is the enabling environment. The issue includes three articles on financing for and investment in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector...

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Report on Interregional Seminar on the Economic Assessment of International Transport Linkages and on Transport Facilitation

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/5

 

 



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ESCWA Study on Air Transport

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/3

This study was carried out at the request of ESCWA member countries through the Committee on Transport of the Commission. It reviews the ways in which the region is responding to the...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2007

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/14

The sixth issue of the Annual Review analyses the extent to which Arab countries are integrated into the global economy and the degree of economic integration among those countries. It draws...

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Good Practices in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Applications in Seaports in the ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/12

Using information and communications technology (ICT) in ports is essential to ensure accurate, real-time control and pre-planning for port management operations. ICT applications benefit trade...

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The Movement of Natural Persons Under the General Agreement on Trade in Services and its Impact on Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/GRID/2007/11

The movement of natural persons is a major concern for developing countries, where the labour force is seen as a major pillar for development. This study highlights the marked disparity in...

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Guidelines on Gender Mainstreaming and Enhancing the Effectiveness of National Machineries for Women. Studies on Arab Women and Development (35)

E/ESCWA/ECW/2007/4

This study is part of the efforts of the ESCWA Centre for Women to improve the performance of national committees on women and the relevant Arab ministries in mainstreaming gender into Government...

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Implementation of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women in Arab Countries: Regional Shadow Reports in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/ECW/2007/1

This study aims to find common ground between Governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for the implementation of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women...

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Analysis of Performance and Assessment of Growth and Productivity in the ESCWA Region, Fifth Issue

E/ESCWA/EAD/2007/5

The disappointing growth in the ESCWA region during the 1980s and 1990s was, in part, due to the failure to balance the decline in investment with an equivalent increase in human capital. The...

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The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2007: A Youth Lens

E/ESCWA/EAD/2007/3

In addition to providing a regional review of the performance of Arab countries on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), this report highlights the complexity of the issues...

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Social Development Bulletin: Bringing Equity to the Development Agenda

E/ESCWA/SDD/2006/Technical Paper.4

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Community Development Approach as a Tool for Formulating Social Policy at the Local level

E/ESCWA/SDD/2006/Technical Paper.3

This paper seeks to emphasize that community development is a participatory process whereby consensus-building, open dialogue and the promotion of an active civil society are all key ingredients...

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External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 15 cover External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 15

E/ESCWA/SCU/2006/3

The fifteenth issue of the External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region includes statistical data and indicators on the international trade in goods of ESCWA member countries. The facts and...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 9 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, No. 9

E/ESCWA/SCU/2006/2

The purpose of this ninth issue of the Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the ESCWA region is to present available statistics for ESCWA member countries on registered vital events,...

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A Pre-feasibility Study: Establishment of the ESCWA Technology Centre for Development

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2006/WP.1

 

 



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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue No.5

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2006/3

This issue considers a number of global developments related to information and communications technology (ICT) and discusses certain fundamental issues that affect the efforts of the Western...

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