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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #7

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Seventh Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
29 Mar 1994
This is the seventh issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and ...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #5

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fifth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
20 Oct 1987
This is the fifth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #4

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Fourth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
23 Jul 1986
This is the fourth issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and a...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #3

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Third Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
6 Apr 1985
This is the third issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and an...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #2

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, Second Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
12 Mar 1984
This is the second issue of the External Trade Bulletin which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on over all trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives time series of unit value, quantum and terms of trade indices of the ECWA countries and a...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #1

External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region, First Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
4 Nov 1983
The External Trade Bulletin of the ECWA Region is the third specialized yearly statistical publication released by the Secretariat of the Economic Commission for Western Asia. This is the first issue of the series, which is divided into three parts. Part one gives summary tables on overall trade,...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2017-18

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
4 Mar 2019
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
DEV CAP ESCWA RENEWABLE ENERGY (A)

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (Arabic language)

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Renewable Energy Module

7 Jun 2018
This module highlights the utilization of Renewable Energy (RE) to strengthen Water-Energy nexus. It addresses the utilization of RE commercialized technologies to improve water security by providing the power needed by water-related activities such as water distribution and wastewater treatment....
DEV CAP ESCWA TECH TRANS MOD

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Gooals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Technology Transfer Module

13 Jun 2018
This Publication discusses the resource efficiency related technologies and the RE technologies from the perspective of Technology Transfer . This publication also identifies the issues associated with water and energy considerations when pursuing the transfer of new technologies that have an imp...
DEV CAP ESCWA RENEWABLE ENERGY

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Renewable Energy Module

4 Jun 2018
This module highlights the utilization of Renewable energy (RE) to strengthen Water-Energy nexus. It addresses the utilization of RE commercialized technologies to improve water security by providing the power needed by water-related activities such as water distribution and wastewater treatment....
EOR 2016 SUPP21 ESCWA RPT

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Report of the Twenty-ninth Session (13-15 December 2016)

Series:
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Biennial Report
7 Jun 2018
The present report sets out the proceedings of the twenty-ninth session of the Commission, which consisted of eight plenary meetings: four senior officials meetings and four closed meetings, as well as three ministerial dialogues. The session was held in Doha, from 13 to 15 December 2016.
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #26

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, Twenty-sixth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
20 Sep 2018
This publication presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in the Arab region. Data are presented in time series until 2015 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed. The Bulletin aims to assist policymakers,...
ARAB SOCIETY COMP SOC STAT #13 (A)

Arab Society: Compendium of Social Statistics - Issue No.13 (Arabic language)

28 Jan 2019
Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and 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). It presents a broad description of Arab society, focusing on population dynamics, household c...
ARAB SOCIETY COMP SOC STAT #13

Arab Society: Compendium of Social Statistics - Issue No.13

Series:
Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics
25 Feb 2019
Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and 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). It presents a broad description of Arab society, focusing on population dynamics, household c...
INNOV POLICY SUS DEV ARAB REGI

Innovation Policy for inclusive Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

26 Jan 2018
This study aims at providing Arab countries with a comprehensive framework to formulate Innovation Policy that supports economic growth and contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Development Agenda. The targeted audience is high and middle level policymakers involved in the elaboration, imple...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ARAB 2016-17

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2016-2017

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
2 May 2018
This publication focuses on the analysis of the most recent socioeconomic developments in two ways. The first focus aims at demonstrating the analytical observation of routinely monitored economic and social variables of the Arab region in the global context (the monitoring part). The second focu...
NATL ACCTS STUDIES ARAB REG #35

National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region, Bulletin No.35 (English and Arabic languages)

Series:
National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region
25 Apr 2018
Issue no. 35 of the National Accounts Studies of the Arab Region includes available data and ESCWA estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each ESCWA member country during the period 2011-2015, and the estimated real GDP growth f...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #25

External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region, Twenty-fifth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
22 Mar 2018
This Bulletin presents data and statistical indicators on external and intraregional trade in goods in ESCWA member countries. Data are presented in time series until 2015 and were drawn primarily from national sources, and from secondary sources when needed. The Bulletin aims to assist policymak...
DEV CAP ESCWA RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Resource Efficiency Module

18 Apr 2017
ESCWA is implementing a UN Development Account (DA) Project on “Developing the Capacities of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Developing Goals”. The DA project targets to strengthen the capacity of ESCWA member countries to achieve an integrat...
BULLET INDUS STAT ARAB #09 2008/14

Bulletin of Industrial Statistics for Arab Countries - Ninth Issue

Series:
Bulletin of Industrial Statistics in the Arab Region
25 Apr 2017
This publication provides detailed industrial data on Arab countries for users of this type of statistics, such as policymakers, analysts and researchers. It includes time series and indicators for the period 2008-2014. Data are drawn primarily from national sources, complemented by secondary sou...
PATHWAYS TOWARDS FOOD SECURITY

Pathways Towards Food Security in the Arab Region

An Assessment of Wheat Availability

17 Feb 2017
This study includes a review of the various regional initiatives that relate to wheat in order to reflect the results of the assessment of wheat availability into useful regional policy directions that can help the region to enhance wheat availability. The outcome of the review coupled with the r...
A PEOPLE IN DANGER

A People in Danger

Effects on Health of the 2014 Israeli Offensive on the Gaza Strip

17 Feb 2017
This study aims primarily to describe the effects of the 2014 offensive, bearing in mind the conditions created by the blockade and previous offensives, on the health and well-being of adults (18+ years of age) living in Gaza. The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) conducted the stud...
SYRIA AT WAR FIVE YEARS ON

Syria at War

Five Years On

17 Feb 2017
This report focuses on socioeconomic ramifications of the conflict in Syria five years on; it examines the European Union’s humanitarian cooperation with Syria and region, the flow of refugees and migrants to Syria’s neighbours and Europe, and the impact of the unilateral economic measures on the...
CHILD MARR HUM SET ARAB REG

Child Marriage in Humanitarian Settings in the Arab Region

Dynamics, Challenges and Policy Options

14 Oct 2016
This study tackles the issue of female child marriage in the Arab region, particularly in conflict and humanitarian settings. It explores the causes of this problem, with a distinction between such structural determinants as family and community relations and gender roles that have long been pres...
2015 SITU RPT INTL MIGRATION

2015 Situation Report on International Migration

Migration, Displacement and Development in a Changing Arab Region

28 Oct 2016
The 2015 Situation Report on International Migration is published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with member agencies of the Working Group on International Migration in the Ara...
AGAINST WIND & TIDES

Against Wind and Tides: A Review of the Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region

20 Years after the Adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

14 Oct 2016
This study was undertaken by the Center for Women (ECW) at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in the context of a regional programme to review progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action in the Arab region. This re...
ARAB SUS DEV RPT #1 2015

Arab Sustainable Development Report First Edition, 2015

28 Oct 2016
In September 2015, Governments worldwide adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including 17 wide-ranging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Using the SDGs as a thematic reference, the report examines progress on securing human dignity and well-being in the Arab countries and w...
ARAB DEV OUTLOOK VISION 2030

Arab Development Outlook

Vision 2030

25 Oct 2016
The Arab region is in crisis and it is easy to succumb to pessimism about its future. This report, however, embraces a vision of hope: one that illustrates the many ways in which the region can act to ensure its future security and prosperity. It envisages a day when authoritarianism, occupation,...