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ESCWA Water Development Report 2: State of Water Resources in the ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2007/6

The ESCWA region has an arid to semi-arid climate and the livelihood of its population is significantly affected by the scarcity of water. This series aims to enhance the application of integrated...

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ESCWA Water Development Report 1: Vulnerability of the Region to Socio-Economic Drought

E/ESCWA/SDPD/2005/9

Of all natural hazards, drought affects the greatest number of people globally, with devastating impact. The vulnerability of communities to drought is dependent on a host of...

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Policy Recommendations on Cybersafety and Combating Cybercrime in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2015/1

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Social Policy and the State in Comparative Perspective: Tracking Change in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/WP.1

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Strengthening Development Coordination Among Regional Actors in The ESCWA Region

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2012/Techncial Paper.2

Arab Gulf countries are heavily dependent on food imports. This dependency is expected to continue to rise as a result of rapidly growing populations, improving living conditions, sustained...

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Mainstreaming Gender in Developmental Policies and Programmes: Water Resources and Environmental Protection cover (Arabic) Mainstreaming Gender in Developmental Policies and Programmes: Water Resources and Environmental Protection

E/ESCWA/ECW/2007/2

This study was conducted within the ESCWA Centre for Women (ECW) strategic framework for 2006-2007, with a focus on the approach of mainstreaming a gender perspective in developmental policies...

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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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Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2 Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings: Conflict and MDGs, Issue No. 2

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2011/2

One additional year of civil war in an ESCWA member country causes a decline in per-capita GDP of about 17.5 per cent, which is marginally higher than in other countries.  It also causes...

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Access to Justice for Women and Girls in the Arab Region: From Ratification to Implementation of International Instruments

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/1

Access to justice is not only a right in and of itself, applicable in all contexts and for all people; it is a requisite for the achievement of equality and human rights. Yet Arab women face...

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Population in the Arab Region: Trends and Implications cover Population in the Arab Region: Trends and Implications

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.6

This paper provides an overview of the levels and trends of key demographic indicators in the Arab region. It serves as a regional reference for policymakers and researchers on the patterns of...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.7

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.5

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.6

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros  cover Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.3

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.4

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Women, Peace and Security: The Role of Institutions in Times of Peace and War in the Arab Region cover Women, Peace and Security: The Role of Institutions in Times of Peace and War in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/1

The present publication explores the women, peace and security agenda, and how the Arab region is responding to it. It discusses the roles of national women’s machineries, national human rights...

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Gender, Climate Change and Conflict: Mutually Reinforcing Impact on Gender Imbalances in the Arab Region, 2016 cover Gender, Climate Change and Conflict: Mutually Reinforcing Impact on Gender Imbalances in the Arab Region, 2016

E/ESCWA/ECW/2016/Technical Paper.2

The present policy brief analyses the impacts of conflict and climate change on gender imbalances in the Arab region. It shows how conflict and climate change fortify one another, creating a...

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Protracted Conflict and Development in the Arab Region: Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 4 Protracted Conflict and Development in the Arab Region: Trends and Impacts in Conflict Settings, Issue No. 4

E/ESCWA/ECRI/2015/2



The Arab region is presently beset by armed civil conflict, one of the most profoundly devastating social phenomena in the modern world. This study examines the relationships between...

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Gender in the Millennium Development Goals Gender in the Millennium Development Goals

E/ESCWA/SCU/2007/Technical Paper.1

This booklet represents the main outcome of the project "Toward more gender-responsive Millennium Development Goal (MDG) monitoring and reporting in the Arab region" that was implemented by the...

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International Migration and Development in the ESCWA Region: Challenges and Opportunities cover International Migration and Development in the ESCWA Region: Challenges and Opportunities

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.5

This paper discusses migration policies and their impact on development on both the theoretical and practical levels, focusing on ESCWA member countries and highlighting good practices and major...

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