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Political Polarization or Common Ground? Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 3 Political Polarization or Common Ground? Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 3

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2015/1

Arab countries have the youngest populations by global standards. Given the region’s demographics and record of youth activism during the Arab uprisings, the present study revisits the youth bulge...

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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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Transition to Democracy in the Arab Region: Regional Cooperation Mechanisms in Comparative Perspective, 2013 Transition to Democracy in the Arab Region: Regional Cooperation Mechanisms in Comparative Perspective, 2013

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2013/Technical paper.1

As the wave of uprisings swept across Arab countries in 2010-2011, observers have highlighted the role of transnational linkages in influencing developments in the region. In this context, the...

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Promoting Participatory Democracy in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/Technical Paper.2

The Arab region is aware today that the path to democracy is long because of the upheavals that changed their political landscape and led to gross violations of human rights, lack of rule of law...

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