Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development
The study entitled Arab Horizon 2030: Digital Technologies for Development is a central part of ESCWA efforts to promote radical policy changes towards utilizing digital technologies for...
Report: Expert group meeting on investment, research, development and innovation in the ICT sector Hammamet, 7-8 May 2013
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Information Kit - Effective Indicators to Measure Public Civic Participation
Civic participation was a key demand of Arab citizens who took to the streets demanding to be heard. Young and old, rich and poor, they came together as active citizens to express their...
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.32
The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries. This issue consists of...
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region, No.33
The Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region presents time series statistics and indicators on core areas of economic and social development in ESCWA member countries. This issue consists...
ESCWA Annual Report - 2012
2012 Annual report focuses on ESCWA activities that meet the priority needs of member countries. In addition to undertaking specific projects, ESCWA mobilized a regional knowledge base and...
Impact of ICT on Arab youth: Employment, education and social change
This report analyzes the impact of ICT on Arab Youth by considering the economic, educational and social change dimensions. Chapter I discusses the current status of employment and education among...
Information and Communication Technology Division
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Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region, Issue 20
There has recently been growing global interest in the provision of government services to citizens, which contribute to improving welfare, saving time, providing comfort and reducing...
Competitiveness of the ICT Sector in the Arab Region: Innovation and Investment Imperatives
Developing countries have often focused on venture capital to boost investment. Some Arab countries are proponents of that approach, launching many funds geared towards the promotion of...
Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in the Arab Region, Issue 19
This issue of the “Review of ICT in the Arab Region” presents research, development and innovation in the knowledge-based economy and highlights basic aspects of the knowledge-based economy...
Impact of Selected e-Services on Socioeconomic Development in the Arab Region
Assessing the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and e-services remains a relatively uncharted domain due to the absence of internationally agreed indicators which...
ESCWA Annual Report, 2011
The year 2011 was a turning point for the Arab world. The power of citizens has created new momentum for change, opening the door of opportunity for the Arab people. As an institution that...
Status of the Digital Arabic Content Industry in the Region
The study consists of four sections and a preview, in which, an account of ESCWA contributions to the subject of digital Arabic content since 2003 is summarized. Section I deals with definition...
Review of Information and Communications Technology for Development in Western Asia, Issue 17
The spread of information and communication technology (ICT) in the region has increased the use of electronic, especially, e-government services. The involvement of citizens and the civil...
Statistical Abstract Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, No. 31
The 31st issue of the Statistical Abstract for the ESCWA Region for 2011 covers economic and social developments in ESCWA member countries at the macro-level. The Abstract...
Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, No.30
The secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is pleased to present the thirtieth issue of the Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region for 2010. This...
ESCWA Annual Report, 2010: A Year in Review
In 2010, the Commission intensified its efforts towards the achievement of regional economic and social integration, as well as greater interaction between the region and the rest of the world....
Report: Workshop on Promoting and Benchmarking the ICT Sector in the ESCWA Region, Beirut, 10 to 11 May 2011
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Information Society in the ESCWA Region
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