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The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (Arabic)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. ... See More +

Working Paper 91884 NOV 01, 2014

Thacker, Simon; Cuadra, Ernesto English

The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. ... See More +

Working Paper 91884 MAR 21, 2014

Thacker, Simon; Cuadra, Ernesto

Opening doors : gender equality and development in the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

Since the early 1990s, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region have made admirable progress in reducing the gap between girls and boys in areas such as access to education and health care. ... See More +

Publication 75181 FEB 06, 2013

Opening doors : gender equality and development in the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Overview (Arabic)

Since the early 1990s, countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region have made admirable progress in reducing the gap between girls and boys in areas such as access to education and health care. ... See More +

Publication 75181 FEB 06, 2013

Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report is organized in five chapters: chapter one, a framework for Social Safety Nets (SSN) reform in the Middle East and North Africa, describes and illustrates the reasons for the region's growing need for SSN reform and establishes the framework for renewed SSNs. ... See More +

Publication 80515 JAN 01, 2013

Silva, Joana; Levin, Victoria; Morgandi, Matteo

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience (English)

Adapting to climate change is not a new phenomenon for the Arab world. For thousands of years, the people in Arab countries have coped with the challenges of climate variability by adapting their survival strategies to changes in rainfall and temperature. ... See More +

Publication 73482 NOV 16, 2012

Verner, Dorte

The way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Today, Social Safety Nets (SSNs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are ripe for reform, for moving forward on a path that goes from existing systems to ones that incentivize investments in education and health among the poor, protect adults and children against destitution, and help poor and near-poor households navigate the effects of shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 73835 NOV 01, 2012

Silva, Joana

Looking ahead after a year in transition (English)

This edtion of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) economic developments and prospects reports focuses on the economic developments and short-term outlook for four economies, Tunisia, Egypt, the Republic of Yemen and Libya. ... See More +

Publication 74376 OCT 01, 2012

Ianchovichina, Elena; Freund, Caroline

Renewable energy desalination : an emerging solution to close the water gap in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is one of the most water-stressed parts of the world. In just over 25 years, between 1975 and 2001. ... See More +

Publication 73070 SEP 26, 2012

Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate on feasible policy options to make SSNs in the Middle East and North Africa more effective and innovative. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 72975 SEP 01, 2012

Morgandi, Matteo; Silva, Joana; Levin, Victoria English, French

Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate on feasible policy options to make SSNs in the Middle East and North Africa more effective and innovative. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 72975 SEP 01, 2012

Morgandi, Matteo; Silva, Joana; Levin, Victoria French, Arabic

Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Inclusion et résistance aux chocs - Perspectives pour l ' assistance sociale au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (French)

The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate on feasible policy options to make SSNs in the Middle East and North Africa more effective and innovative. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 72975 SEP 01, 2012

Morgandi, Matteo; Silva, Joana; Levin, Victoria English, Arabic

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (English)

Water scarcity will increasingly be a challenge in the Arab countries. The Arab region has the lowest freshwater resource endowment in the world. ... See More +

Publication 73483 JUL 23, 2012

Verner, Dorte Arabic

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (Arabic)

Water scarcity will increasingly be a challenge in the Arab countries. The Arab region has the lowest freshwater resource endowment in the world. ... See More +

Publication 73483 JUL 23, 2012

Verner, Dorte English

From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report (English)

The forces unleashed by the Arab political awakening have the power to be transformational. One critical parameter of success will be whether the Arab political awakening is accompanied by a concurrent economic awakening. ... See More +

Working Paper 72379 MAY 01, 2012

French, Arabic

From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report : De l'eveil politique a l'eveil economique dans le monde arabe : la voie de l'integration economique rapport sur le commerce et l'investissement direct etranger pour le partenariat de Deauville rapport de synthese (French)

The forces unleashed by the Arab political awakening have the power to be transformational. One critical parameter of success will be whether the Arab political awakening is accompanied by a concurrent economic awakening. ... See More +

Working Paper 72379 MAY 01, 2012

English, Arabic

From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report (Arabic)

The forces unleashed by the Arab political awakening have the power to be transformational. One critical parameter of success will be whether the Arab political awakening is accompanied by a concurrent economic awakening. ... See More +

Working Paper 72379 MAY 01, 2012

English, French

From political to economic awakening in the Arab world : the path of economic integration (English)

The forces unleashed by the Arab political awakening have the power to be transformational. One critical parameter of success will be whether the Arab political awakening is accompanied by a concurrent economic awakening. ... See More +

Publication 74274 JAN 01, 2012

Chauffour, Jean-Pierre

Financial access and stability : a road map for the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report contributes to the effort to improve Middle East and North Africa's (MENA's) growth and employment performance by providing a diagnostic of MENA's financial systems and proposing a roadmap for more diversified, competitive, and inclusive financial systems. ... See More +

Publication 64937 SEP 21, 2011

Arvai, Zsofia; Rocha, Roberto R.; Farazi, Subika

Investing for growth and jobs (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This edtion of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) economic developments and prospects reports focuses foresees an improvement compared to its last forecast in May 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 72677 SEP 01, 2011

French

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (Arabic)
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NOV 01, 2014 91884 Working Paper English
The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)
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MAR 21, 2014 91884 Working Paper
Opening doors : gender equality and development in the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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FEB 06, 2013 75181 Publication
Opening doors : gender equality and development in the Middle East and North Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Overview (Arabic)
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FEB 06, 2013 75181 Publication
Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80515 Publication
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience (English)
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NOV 16, 2012 73482 Publication
The way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73835 Working Paper
Looking ahead after a year in transition (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 74376 Publication
Renewable energy desalination : an emerging solution to close the water gap in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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SEP 26, 2012 73070 Publication
Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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SEP 01, 2012 72975 Other Social Protection Study English, French
Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 72975 Other Social Protection Study French, Arabic
Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Inclusion et résistance aux chocs - Perspectives pour l ' assistance sociale au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (French)
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SEP 01, 2012 72975 Other Social Protection Study English, Arabic
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (English)
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JUL 23, 2012 73483 Publication Arabic
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (Arabic)
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JUL 23, 2012 73483 Publication English
From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 72379 Working Paper French, Arabic
From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report : De l'eveil politique a l'eveil economique dans le monde arabe : la voie de l'integration economique rapport sur le commerce et l'investissement direct etranger pour le partenariat de Deauville rapport de synthese (French)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 72379 Working Paper English, Arabic
From political to economic awakening in the Arab World : the path of economic integration - a Deauville partnership report on trade and foreign direct investment : overview report (Arabic)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 72379 Working Paper English, French
From political to economic awakening in the Arab world : the path of economic integration (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 74274 Publication
Financial access and stability : a road map for the Middle East and North Africa (English)
See More +
SEP 21, 2011 64937 Publication
Investing for growth and jobs (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
See More +
SEP 01, 2011 72677 Working Paper French