UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Social protection and development: national social protection and insurance programs in the United Arab Emirates
This country profile maps available social protection and insurance programs in UAE. It highlights the main programmes on social protection, as well as the challenges and developments...
Transnational Corporations in ESCWA Member Countries with the United Arab Emirates and Egypt as Case Studies
In addition to enhancing the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into a country, transnational corporations (TNCs) play a significant role in the transfer of technology from developed to...
Gender Justice & Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region
The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the United...
Evaluating Renewable Manufacturing Potential in the Arab Region – Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) conducted a study on the potential of local manufacturing of...
The Movement of Natural Persons Under the General Agreement on Trade in Services and its Impact on Arab Countries
The movement of natural persons is a major concern for developing countries, where the labour force is seen as a major pillar for development. This study highlights the marked disparity in...
Case Study on Policy Reforms to Promote Renewable Energy in the United Arab Emirates
UAE is one of the major oil and gas producers; nevertheless, its journey to renewable energy started in 2006 in Abu Dhabi when the Government announced the creation of the Masdar Initiative in an...