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Information Society in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2011/Technical Paper.1

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Report: Expert group meeting on investment, research, development and innovation in the ICT sector Hammamet, 7-8 May 2013

E/ESCWA/TDD/2014/WG.1/Report

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Status of the Digital Arabic Content Industry in the Region Status of the Digital Arabic Content Industry in the Region

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2012/Technical paper.4

The study consists of four sections and a preview, in which, an account of ESCWA contributions to the subject of digital Arabic content since 2003 is summarized. Section I deals with definition...

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Impact of ICT on Community Development in ESCWA Member Countries

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2009/15

Measuring the multifaceted information society is a very complex task. In the past, measurement approaches were confined to simply aggregating a variety of data on selected information and...

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Impact of Selected e-Services on Socioeconomic Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/2

Assessing the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-services remains a relatively uncharted domain due to the absence of internationally agreed indicators which...

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Impact of ICT on Arab youth: Employment, education and social change

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

This report analyzes the impact of ICT on Arab Youth by considering the economic, educational and social change dimensions. Chapter I discusses the current status of employment and education among...

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Annual Review of Development in Globalization and Regional Integration in the Arab Countries, 2009

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2009/7

The economies of most Arab countries were less affected by the global financial crisis compared to other economies. Several factors contributed to the alleviation of the impact of the crisis on...

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ESCWA Annual Report, 2011

E/ESCWA/OES/2012/1

The year 2011 was a turning point for the Arab world. The power of citizens has created new momentum for change, opening the door of opportunity for the Arab people. As an institution that...

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Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development cover Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/3

The study entitled Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development is a central part of ESCWA efforts to promote radical policy changes towards utilizing digital technologies for...

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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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Competitiveness of the ICT Sector in the Arab Region: Innovation and Investment Imperatives

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2013/4

Developing countries have often focused on venture capital to boost investment. Some Arab countries are proponents of that approach, launching many funds geared towards the promotion of...

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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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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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Satistical Abstract no. 31 cover Statistical Abstract Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 31

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/7





The 31st issue of the Statistical Abstract for the ESCWA Region for 2011 covers economic and social developments in ESCWA member countries at the macro-level. The Abstract...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No.30

E/ESCWA/SD/2011/3



The secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is pleased to present the thirtieth issue of the Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region for 2010. This...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 28 Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 28

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/5

This publication presents time series comparative statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries for 2008. This issue of the Statistical...

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Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No. 29

E/ESCWA/SD/2009/17



This publication presents time series comparative statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries for 2009. This issue of the...

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Digital Arabic Content: Opportunities, Priorities and Strategies Digital Arabic Content: Opportunities, Priorities and Strategies

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2005/4

Digital content has come to play a major role given the vital contribution by information and knowledge in meeting economic and social development goals, and the role of information and...

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Regional Profile of the Information Society in Western Asia, 2009

E/ESCWA/ICTD/2009/12

The information society, in which information is processed efficiently, including the production, exchange, adaptation and use of information, is the appropriate environment for achieving...

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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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