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ESCWA Water Development Report 1: Vulnerability of the Region to Socio-Economic Drought

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/9

Of all natural hazards, drought affects the greatest number of people globally, with devastating impact. The vulnerability of communities to drought is dependent on a host of...

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The Environment in the Transboundary Context in the ESCWA Region: Situation and Recommendations

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/5

Most ESCWA member countries have ratified international environmental agreements and have committed themselves to enhancing relevant governance structures, developing action plans and submitting...

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Environmental Standards and Competitiveness of Key Economic Sectors

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/4

While some analysts consider environmental standards as a valuable mechanism for improving production efficiency, others argue that compliance with those standards is an additional and costly...

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Review of Sustainable Development and Productivity: Issue No. 3 cover (Arabic) Review of Sustainable Development and Productivity: Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/3

The Review presents two selected key papers, namely: the specifications and indicators of wastewater treatment for use in irrigation; and the environmental impact assessment arising from the...

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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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Regional Cooperation between Countries in the Management of Shared Water Resources: Case Studies of Some Countries in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/15

Global demand for water is expected to increase by 50 per cent by the year 2025, while ESCWAs share of renewable water resources remains the lowest in the world. Despite the necessity for sound...

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Review of Sustainable Development and Productivity, Issue No. 4

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/14

ESCWA has particular expertise in terms of implementing and following up on activities targeting sustainable development in the region. Within that context, the Review presents work achieved by...

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Improved Energy Efficiency and the Uses of Cleaner Fossil Fuels in Selected Sectors in Certain ESCWA Member Countries, Part II: The Uses of Cleaner Fossil Fuels

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/1(Part II)

While the energy sector plays an important role in achieving economic and social development, the environmental impacts of energy uses call for the adoption of cleaner fuels. The transport sector...

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Improved Energy Efficiency and the Uses of Cleaner Fossil Fuels in Selected Sectors in Certain ESCWA Member Countries, Part I: Improved Energy Efficiency in Energy-Intensive Industries cover (Arabic) Improved Energy Efficiency and the Uses of Cleaner Fossil Fuels in Selected Sectors in Certain ESCWA Member Countries, Part I: Improved Energy Efficiency in Energy-Intensive Industries

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/1(Part I)

The industrial sector plays a vital role in the national economies of the ESCWA region and consumes some 25 per cent of total energy. This study is the first volume of a two-part study assessing...

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Improved Energy Efficiency and the Uses of Cleaner Fossil Fuels in Selected Sectors in Certain ESCWA Member Countries, Part I: Improved Energy Efficiency in Energy-Intensive Industries

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/1(Part 1)

The industrial sector plays a vital role in the national economies of the ESCWA region and consumes some 25 per cent of total energy. This study is the first volume of a two-part study assessing...

Population and Development Report. The Demographic Window: An Opportunity for Developement in the Arab Countries, Second Issue

E/ESCWA/SDD/2005/5

Based on modern theories analysing the impact of demography on development, the Population and Development Report is aimed at enhancing the understanding of the relation between those two factors...

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Towards Integrated Policies in Arab Countries: Framework and Comparative Analysis

E/ESCWA/SDD/2005/4

In the context of modernization and speeding up economic and social changes, the transition from stable traditional societies to a dynamic modern environment requires adaptation, which translates...

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دراسات الحسابات القومية لمنطقة اللجنة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية لغربي آسيا، العدد 25 غلاف National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, No. 25

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/6

This edition of the National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin no. 25, includes available data and ESCWA estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) at both current and constant...

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نشرة التجارة الخارجية لمنطقة اللجنة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية لغربي آسيا، العدد 14 External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 14

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/5

The fourteenth 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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The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2005, Summary The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2005, Summary

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/3/Summary

This summary of Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region 2005 was prepared as a collaborative ‎effort of United Nations agencies in the region on the occasion of the September 2005 World...

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The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region, 2005 The Millennium Development Goals in the Arab Region, 2005

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/3/Rev.1



The Millennium Development Goals were set within the framework of the Millennium Declaration, which was adopted in 2000. These MDGs constitute a set of eight time-bound and measurable...

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Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, a Special Issue on Youth, No. 7 cover Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, a Special Issue on Youth, No. 7

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/2/Rev.1

The seventh issue of the Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators is dedicated to Youth. It seeks to address three priority areas of the World Programme, exploring issues of...

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Report of the Workshop on Novel Telecommunication Technologies for Socio-Economic Development

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/WG.2/5

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Report of the Capacity-building Workshop on Information Society Measurements: Core Indicators, Statistics, and Data Collection

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/WG.1/6

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Development of an Arabic Domain Names System

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/Technical Paper.2

This document provides specific guidelines for Arabic Domian Names System (ADNS). However, these guidelines can be used to facilitate systems in other languages that use the Arabic script,...

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