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A review of literature on the changing role of the family in care provision in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/WP.1

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Report: Regional consultative meeting on migration and development in the Arab region in preperation for the second high-level dialogue on international migration and development, Cairo, 4-5 June 2013

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/WG.5/Report

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Report: Arab regional consultative meeting of civil society organizations on the post-2015 UN development agenda Beirut, 14 March 2013

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/WG.4/Report

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Report on the Electronic Discussion “Towards a New Welfare Mix for the Arab Region?” Outline of the Social Policy Report V

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/WG.2/Report

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Social justice: Concepts, principles, tools and challenges cover Social justice: Concepts, principles, tools and challenges

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.9

This paper sheds light on some of the underlying theories and fundamental elements of social justice. Specifically, it focuses on the principle of participation given its centrality to a number of...

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Report of the Fifth ESCWA Electronic Forum on Participation and Consensus-building, 4 July to 30 September 2013

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.8

This forum allowed many activists and experts from different Arab countries to present their views and experiences in the field of participation. It also focused on identifying opportunities for...

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Information Kit - Effective Indicators to Measure Public Civic Participation

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.6



Civic participation was a key demand of Arab citizens who took to the streets demanding to be heard. Young and old, rich and poor, they came together as active citizens to express their...

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Participation and Civic Engagement Policy Brief Series: Policy Brief One Participation And Transitional Justice

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.5

This policy brief discusses the central role of civic engagement and civil society in forging transitional justice mechanisms. Using international case studies, it outlines the general instruments...

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Provision of basic healthcare services by non-state actors in Arab countries: Benefits and risks

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.4

This paper looks at non-state provision of basic healthcare services, seeking to highlight the benefits and the risks that emanate from non- state provision of social services. It largely draws...

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Social development bulletin No. 3: The post-2015 UN development agenda

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.3

This bulletin explains the content of a report entitled “Realizing the Future We Want for All” that sets out a vision for the future based on the core values of human rights, equality and...

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Inter-Regional Report on Labour Migration and Social Protection

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical paper.2

  This report provides an overview of the human rights issues associated with international migration from the ESCAP to the ESCWA region. It also looks at the abuse of migrant rights in the...

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The Demographic Profile of the Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.14

This paper examines the trends and levels of key demographic indicators for the Arab region, namely population size, growth rate, distribution, fertility and mortality levels, age structure and...

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Women and Participation in the Arab Uprisings: A struggle for Justice cover Women and Participation in the Arab Uprisings: A struggle for Justice

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.13

This paper explores the gender dimension of the popular movements that have swept Arab countries since the end of 2010. It analyses the different facets of women’s participation before and during...

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Migration and the post-2015 development agenda - Policy brief 19

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/Technical Paper.11

This policy brief summarizes the record on references to migration in development agendas pursued by the United Nations, before going on to examine how the various processes and actors involved in...

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Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions cover Promises of Spring: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in Democratic Transitions

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/3

This publication offers a critical analysis of the Arab uprisings, their possible triggers and potential trajectories. It considers citizenship as an essential factor not only in the struggle...

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Population and developement report - Issue No. 6 - Development policy implications of age-structural transitions in Arab countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/2

Arab countries are currently undergoing profound age-structural transitions which will have significant implications for their development, both in the short and long term. These changes bring...

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Integrated Social Policy Report V

E/ESCWA/SDD/2013/1

When the long-simmering social crises in Arab countries erupted to the surface in 2011, these events immediately shifted government attention from the economic to the social fields. Suddenly it...

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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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External Trade Bulletin of the ِArab Region, No. 22 cover External Trade Bulletin of the ِArab Region, No. 22

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/9

This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external trade in goods for ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2012 and were drawn primarily from...

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Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 16 cover Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in the Arab Region, No. 16

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/8

The Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) presents the sixteenth issue of the Bulletin on Population and Vital Statistics in ESCWA member...

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