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Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
COMP SOCIAL STATS & INDICAT #6

Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators

Toward Achieving the Millennium Development Goals, Sixth Issue

12 Mar 2004
This bulletin presents social statistics illustrating some of the key socio-economic indicators for countries of Western Asia. The data contains information on education, death rates, maternal health, HIV prevalence, poverty and hunger, employment, literacy rates, mortality and gender. It is a u...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ARAB REG #12

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Twelfth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
13 Feb 2004
Using national statistics, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of international trade data. Data presented includes summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade and data on the geographical distribution of trade for countries in the ESCWA region ...
REVIEW SUSTAINABLE DEV PROD #1

Review of Sustainable Development and Productivity Activities, No.1

30 Jan 2004
This Review highlights the main activities and achievements of the Sustainable Development and Productivity Division (SDPD) of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) set up to advance productivity and sustainable development in the region. It is part of an ongoing effort to p...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #23

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 23

30 Jan 2004
This publication provides national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The data provided includes aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution, consolidated accounts in local currencies and at current prices, and the estimates of gross domestic product by expenditure. ...
REVIEW INFO COMM TECHN DEV #1

Review of Information and Communications Technology and Development, Issue 1 (Arabic Language)

Series:
Review of Information Technology and Communications for Development in Western Asia (Arabic)
21 Nov 2003
This review describes the manner in which the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is employing Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), thereby providing a means of narrowing the digital divide. It also considers ways by which ICT can be used in efforts to resolve de...
ECON TRENDS & IMPACTS ESCWA #1

Economic Trends and Impacts in the ESCWA Region

19 Dec 2003
This study highlights the impact of external factors on the economies of Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) member countries. Within this context, the study identifies the political and macroeconomic developments that have a potential to affect the region.
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #05

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 5th Issue

12 Sep 2003
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia provides statistics and indicators covering fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces. Comparative study is facilitated through the data which is provided from as far back as 1990. Most of the national data was compiled from na...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #22

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 22

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
8 Aug 2003
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2001/02 P2

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2001-2002

6 Jun 2003
The main objective of this study is to analyze economic institutions and examine their role in transforming the economies of developing countries. This report draws on the experiences of two ESCWA member countries, Egypt and Syria. These two countries were chosen to compare the impact of institut...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2001/02 P1

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2001-2002

6 Jun 2003
The Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) presents this annual review of economic and social trends in the region. It evaluates the region’s performance in areas such as economic development, population growth, health conditions, education and gender affairs. Economic growth perf...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #11

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Eleventh Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
6 Jun 2003
With statistics collected mainly at the national level, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of data. Divided in three parts, part one gives summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives the import and export distributions of countri...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #22

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 22

6 Jun 2003
This publication offers a wealth of national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The information is divided into three chapters. Chapter I is comprised of aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution; Chapter II consolidated accounts in local currencies and at current ...
COMP SOCIAL STATS & INDICAT #5

Compendium of Social Statistics and Indicators, Fifth Issue

6 Sep 2002
Researchers and planners, among others, can now have a realistic picture of social and economic development plans in western Asia with the issuance of this publication. It provides a series of data and indicators which shed light on the social situation and on the socio-economic changes taking pl...
REVIEW SCIENCE TECHN ESCWA #4

Review of Science and Technology in ESCWA Member Countries

26 Jul 2002
This fourth issue in the series of Reviews of Science and Technology devotes attention to four areas in new materials technologies, all emphasizing modern uses of organic polymers. These areas, which include fiber-reinforced composites, polymer blends, polymer modified cements and polymeric memb...
REVIEW AGRICULTURE ESCWA MEMB #23

Review of Agriculture in ESCWA Member States

5 Apr 2002
This issue, No. 23 of the recurrent annual publication, focuses on one of the major issues in local and regional agricultural development; the harmonization of norms, standards and legal instruments for selected agricultural inputs. The objective for doing this is to increase productivity, protec...
REVIEW INDUST ESCWA MEMB #4 2001

Review of Industry in ESCWA Member Countries, No.4, 2001

8 Mar 2002
This publication reviews issues related to the industrial development in the region. It presents a summary of the most important trends in industrial development and reviews the studies issued by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The Review of Industry in ESCWA Member C...
REVIEW OF TRANSPORT IN ESCWA

Review of Transport in ESCWA Member Countries, No.12, 2001

8 Mar 2002
The strategic role of transport in international trade and commerce has been undergoing major changes because of globalization. In recent years, the importance of land transport has increased tremendously as a critical logistics and service-support sector, and as part of an overall supply chain. ...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #21

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 21

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
8 Mar 2002
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
BULLET INDUS STAT ARAB #05 1992/00

Bulletin of Industrial Statistics for the Arab Countries - Fifth Isssue

1992 - 2000

Series:
Bulletin of Industrial Statistics in the Arab Region
8 Mar 2002
On the basis of the international definitions and concepts of industrial statistics, this issue presents the industrial situation in Arab countries through a set of main indicators relating to industrial production. These indicators include: productivity, trade in manufactured products, average w...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2000/1 P2

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2000-2001

Comparative Analysis of the Role of the Private Sector in ESCWA Member Countries with Egypt and Saudi Arabia as Case Studies

Series:
Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region
14 Jun 2002
This survey is an annual publication designed to provide a review and analysis of economic and social conditions in the ESCWA region during a specific time period. The present survey includes chapters on such topics as: the state; globalization; the impact of globalization on the role of the stat...
DIRECTORY OF RESEARCH & DEV INST

Directory of Research and Development Institutes in the ESCWA Member Countries

8 Mar 2002
This edition of the Directory includes all research and development institutes in the member countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. This publication is produced with the aim of promoting further research cooperation and coordination as well as human resou...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 1999/00 P2

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 1999-2000

8 Mar 2002
This survey is an annual publication designed to provide a review and analysis of economic and social conditions in the ESCWA region during a specific time period. The present survey includes chapters on such topics as: the state; globalization; the impact of globalization on the role of the stat...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #21

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 21

8 Mar 2002
This publication offers a wealth of national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The information is divided into three chapters. Chapter I is comprised of aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution; Chapter II is comprised of consolidated accounts in local currencies...
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #04

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 4th Issue

8 Mar 2002
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia provides statistics and indicators covering fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces. Comparative study is facilitated through the data which is provided from as far back as 1990. Most of the national data was compiled from na...
REVIEW SCIENCE TECHN ESCWA #3

Review of Science and Technology in ESCWA Member Countries

8 Feb 2002
This issue, the third in a series launched in 1998, reviews recommendations of an expert panel to address policy and strategic initiatives pertaining to the development of technological capacity in ICT. These initiatives are designed to increase competitiveness and productivity in the ESCWA membe...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2000/1 P1

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2000-2001

25 Jan 2002
This survey is an annual publication designed to provide a review and analysis of economic and social conditions in the ESCWA region during a specific time period. The present survey includes chapters on such topics as: major developments in the world economy and their implications for the ESCWA ...
REVIEW INDUST ESCWA MEMB #3 2000

Review of Industry in ESCWA Member Countries, No.3, 2000

30 Nov 2001
The world economy in general and that of the Member Countries of the Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) are experiencing rapid and dramatic changes, making it imperative to monitor and analyze the developments to understand their impact on the region's economic and industrial ...