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Report of the Workshop to Enhance National Capacities in Responding to the World Programme of Action for Youth: Country Reports and Methodology for Documenting Achievements

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/2

 

 



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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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Active Labour Market Policies in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/1

Recent protests in the region have revealed the social and political costs of high unemployment, underemployment and informal labour, particularly among youth, and the need to develop and...

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National Youth Policy: Priorities and Paradigms

E/ESCWA/PI/2009/12

This public information paper paper states that adopting a national youth policy is first and foremost an indication of the society’s commitment towards its citizens. It is also a statement of 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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Unemployment of Young Women in the Arab Region: Causes and Interventions, Social Policy Brief, No. 8 cover Unemployment of Young Women in the Arab Region: Causes and Interventions, Social Policy Brief, No. 8

E/ESCWA/SDD/2015/Brief.8

This policy brief unveils the underlying causes and consequences of young women’s unemployment in the region and warns that the inability of young women to reach into the labour market, would...

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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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Population and Development Report, Issue No. 5, Youth Exclusion in the ESCWA Region: Demographic, Economic, Educational and Cultural Factors

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/2

Millions of young people in Arab countries suffer exclusion in many areas. The aspects of this exclusion include rising unemployment, low qualifications, exacerbated illiteracy and the decline of...

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Population and Development Report, Issue No.4. Youth in the ESCWA Region: Situation Analysis and Implications for Development Policies

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/6

The youth group in the ESCWA region faces numerous challenges, including poor quality of education, incompatibility of education system outputs with the labour market, high unemployment rates,...

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Report of the Expert Group Meeting on Reinforcing Socail Equity: Integrating Youth into the Development Process

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/3/Rev.1

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Report: Expert Group Meeting on the Positions of ESCWA Member Countries Towards the Development of a National Policy for Youth, Beirut, 29 And 30 March 2011

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/WG.1/6/Report

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Report: Forum of Young Women and Men in the Arab Uprisings: Agents of Change on the Road to Democracy

E/ESCWA/ECW/2011/WG.5/Report

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Promoting the Empowerment of Marginalized Social Groups in the Arab Region cover Promoting the Empowerment of Marginalized Social Groups in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/PAMPHLET.1

This pamphlet examines key issues related to the empowerment of three marginalized social groups in the Arab region, namely youth, older people and persons with disabilities, with a view to...

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Youth Development in the ESCWA Region: Statistical Profiles, National Strategies and Success Stories

E/ESCWA/SDD/2010/Booklet.1

During 2010-2011, the ESCWA has focused its work on emphasizing to member countries the importance of planning national policies for youth under the framework of the World Programme of Action for...

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Assessment and Mapping of United Nations Research on Youth

E/ESCWA/SDD/2011/Technical Paper.8



  The United Nations has always recognized the importance of addressing the principles, ideas and potentials of youth in order to achieve society’s goals. Noting the importance of youth...

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Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region cover Innovation Policy for Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

E/ESCWA/TDD/2017/1

The aim of this study is to provide decision-makers in Arab countries with a framework for the formulation of policies for economic growth and achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

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Reaping the Rewards of Demographic Transitions: Investing in Arab Youth, Social Policy Brief, No. 7 cover Reaping the Rewards of Demographic Transitions: Investing in Arab Youth, Social Policy Brief, No. 7

E/ESCWA/SDD/2014/BRIEF.7

This policy brief focuses on the urgency of investing in youth development in order to reap the rewards of the demographic dividend in many Arab countries. It discusses the tools and policy...

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Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, a Special Issue on Youth, No. 7 cover Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, a Special Issue on Youth, No. 7

E/ESCWA/SCU/2005/2/Rev.1

The seventh issue of the Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators is dedicated to Youth. It seeks to address three priority areas of the World Programme, exploring issues of...

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Social Policy Brief, Issue No.3, International Migration of Youth in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2009/Technical Paper.7

This brief deals with youth migration in Arab countries, as it reviews the reasons of this migration as well as the different mechanisms of its administration.  In recent decades, Arab countries...

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Social Development Bulletin on Migration and Youth cover Social Development Bulletin on Migration and Youth



This bulletin provides a brief overview on youth and migration in Arab countries. It provides a statistical account of youth migration flows, highlighting the central role of labour migration in...

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