2019 Status Report on the Implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in the Arab Region
This report provides an Arab region baseline for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 6.5.1: Degree of integrated water resources management implementation. The data presented in this...
ESCWA Water Development Report 8: The Water-related Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Region
Water-related SDGs have a central role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its interlinked Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets. While the dedicated goal on...
Arab Sustainable Development Report 2020
Achieving sustainable development in the Arab region faces structural barriers that are often shared among the 22 Arab countries, despite variations in income level, natural resources, and...
Moving towards Water Security in the Arab Region
Arab States are among the most water scarce in the world, with nearly 362 million people in the Arab region living in conditions that range from water scarcity to absolute scarcity. The...
Progress on Shared Water Resources Management in the Arab Region: Regional baseline for SDG Indicator 6.5.2
SDG indicator 6.5.2 is intended to monitor progress towards transboundary water cooperation through operational arrangements. The results of the first global reporting under SDG indicator 6.5....
ESCWA Water Development Report 7: Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region
Since 2005, several global processes have called for an integrated approach to climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR). Calls to pursue this integration were...
Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals
Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals: Regional Policy Toolkit
The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in the Arab Region
The present booklet sets out an analytical framework for understanding the water-energy-food security nexus in the Arab region and considers the linkages that affect the achievement of water,...
Report The expert group meeting on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus In the Arab region Amman, 24-25 March 2015
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ESCWA Country Brief - 2013
This set of country briefs presents the socioeconomic, political and developmental challenges facing three countries in transition, namely Libya, Tunisia and Yemen. It reviews the causes of...
Sustainable Production and Consumption Patterns in Energy and Water Sectors in the ESCWA Region
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Assessing the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region: A Methodological Framework for Pursuing an Integrated Assessment
The methodological framework presented in this guidance document outlines the integrated assessment approach being implemented in support of the Regional Initiative for the...
Report of the Expert Group Meeting on National Regional Priorities for the Millenium Development Goals in the Arab Region, Beirut, 19-20 July 2011
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Water Resources Issues in the ESCWA Region: Country Fact Sheets
The purpose of these Country Fact Sheets is to examine the water situation in the region, with particular emphasis on the desalination industry as a growing source of freshwater in many...
ESCWA Water Development Report 3: Role of Desalination in Addressing Water Scarcity
The water supply and demand balance in most of ESCWA member countries is in serious deficit. The average share of renewable freshwater in 8 out of 14 member countries is 500 cubic meters per...
The Role of Women in Rural Areas in Managing Water, Conserving Energy and Safeguarding the Environment in the ESCWA Region
he Role of Women in Rural Areas in Managing Water, Conserving Energy and Safeguarding the Environment in the ESCWA Region
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Training on negotiation skills to better manage transboundary water
Beirut, 12 January 2021 (ESCWA)--To promote an integrated and sustainable management of shared water resources, ESCWA...