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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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Review of Productivity and Sustainable Development in the ESCWA Region, Second Issue

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/6

The concept of “Sustainable Development” was adopted during “The Earth Summit” in Rio, in 1992, and The UN “Commission on Sustainable Development” (CSD) was established to review progress achieved...

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Review of Productivity and Sustainable Development in the ESCWA Region, First Issue. Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication: Principles, Opportunities and Challenges in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/3

The Arab region continues to face many challenges in its endeavour to embrace the principles of sustainable development. The rapid increase in population, acute water scarcity, food security,...

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Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries cover Central Bank Independence and its Effect on Inflation Performance in the ESCWA Countries

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2011/WP.2

The main objectives of this paper are to measure the central bank independence in the ESCWA countries and to explore its effects on the inflation performance. In section two, the paper reviews...

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Adopting Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs) for Enhanced Food Safety in the Arab Region cover Adopting Good Agriculture Practices (GAPs) for Enhanced Food Safety in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2018/TP.6

Food safety, which is an integral part of food security, is essential for protecting consumers from the hazards of foodborne illnesses that may be introduced at different stages of the food value...

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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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Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet cover Institutional frameworks for managing selected energy subsectors in Arab countries: Fact Sheet



This fact sheet addresses the institutional structure of selected energy subsectors, namely electricity, energy efficiency and renewable energy, the related policy and governance measures, and...

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Policy Recommendations on Cybersafety and Combating Cybercrime in the Arab Region (Arabic) Policy Recommendations on Cybersafety and Combating Cybercrime in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/1

Technological advances, such as high Internet and mobile phone penetration and the availability and affordability of mobile broadband services, have led to a growing number of Internet users and...

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Food Security and Conflict in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/1

The Section for Emerging and Conflict Related Issues (ECRI) at ESCWA has prepared this study as part of a series of publications aimed at analyzing the socio-economic impact of...

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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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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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Study on Economic Statistics in the ESCWA Region: Sources and Methods

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/10


This study aims to identify available data sources for the issuance of economic statistics and national accounts estimates in ESCWA member countries, in order to assess the effective...

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Modern Human Resource Management: Participant’s File

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2010/Technical Paper.7/Add.2

   This document is the participant’s file prepared in the context of the training workshop entitled “Modern Human Resource Management”, which included the program of meetings and details on all...

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Trafficking of women and children in the Arab region: A regional perspective

E/ESCWA/ECW/2013/2

This publication examines the trafficking in persons within and among the countries of the ESCWA region, focusing on the primary victims of trafficking, namely: women and children. It...

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Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 2 arabic cover Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/EAD/2005/2

This study presents an analysis of financial developments in the region in the wake of the financial crisis in East Asia in 1997 and its aftermath, and in the context of the newly introduced...

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Effective use of statistics in evidence-based policymaking - conceptual framework

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/Technical Paper.1

While many efforts have been exerted to build the statistical capacities of ESCWA member countries, the use of statistics in policymaking requires further development, with special focus on...

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Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2011/5

The Regional Review of Institutions for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region reviews existing governance systems for sustainable development at the local and regional levels, highlights...

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Annual Review of Globalization and Regional Integration in ESCWA Member States, 2005 cover (Arabic) Annual Review of Globalization and Regional Integration in ESCWA Member States, 2005

E/ESCWA/GRID/2005/13

While there was a slight improvement in globalization indicators and regional integration in the ESCWA region in 2004, their contribution to the global economy remains modest. This study presents...

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Annual Review of Developments in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2006

E/ESCWA/GRID/2006/3

The fifth issue of the Annual Review, aimed at researchers and academics, analyses the degree to which the Arab economies have integrated into the global economy and the progress made in the Arab...

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