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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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Compendium of Environment Statistics in the Arab Region 2012-2013 Compendium of Environment Statistics in the Arab Region 2012-2013

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/4

Economic development in the Arab region is accompanied by an overxploitation of natural resources. This has adverse effects on the environment, particularly in terms of diminishing water...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 32 Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.32

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/2

The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries. This issue consists of...

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Arab Society: A compendium of Social Statistics, No. 11 cover Arab Society: A compendium of Social Statistics, No. 11

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/13

Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics is the latest in a series of biennial compendia of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). ...

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Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region,No.33 cover Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.33

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/12

The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries.  This issue consists...

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National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, No. 33 cover National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, no. 33

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/11

The National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.33, presents available data on and ESCWA estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) at both current and constant prices, and...

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Study on Short-Term Economic Indicators for the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/10

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National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, No. 32 cover National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, No. 32

E/ESCWA/SD/2013/1



The National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.32, presents available data on and ESCWA estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) at both current and constant prices,...

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Truth Commissions - Lessons learned for Arab countriesundergoing transition

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/WP.3

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A regional perspective on the post-2015 United Nations development agenda

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/2

As the world approaches the deadline for the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the five regional commissions have come together to propose a joint regional perspective on...

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ESCWA Annual Report - 2012

E/ESCWA/OES/2013/1

2012 Annual report focuses on ESCWA activities that meet the priority needs of member countries. In addition to undertaking specific projects, ESCWA mobilized a regional knowledge base and...

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Seminar on Legal and Regulatory Requirements for Sustainable Knowledge Society in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/WG.1/Report

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Policy Note on Digital Arabic Content Policy Note on Digital Arabic Content

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

This note contains strategic proposals for the development of the Digital Arabic Content industry in the Arab region in order to exploit economic and social opportunities. It presents as well...

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E-Government Strategies in Arab Countries: Current Status and Development Prospects

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

  This document presents the reality of e-government strategies in the Arab countries and the adopted applications and prospects for their development. It also studies the projects undertaken in e...

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