Implementation of the International Comparison Program (ICP) in Western Asia (WB-P165630)

Regions
  • Middle East and North Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
May 31, 2018
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Borrower
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.40 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 10, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Feb 20, 2018


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Project Description

The overall project objective is to ensure the successful implementation and completion of the International Comparison Program (ICP) activities in the Western Asia region, and to further institute the ICP as a permanent element in the regional and national statistical programs, as per the UNSC recommendation. Furthermore, the project aims at enhancing statistical capacity of NSOs of countries in the Western Asia region, especially in economic statistics. These steps will, in turn, advance the statistical foundation for measuring sustainable development and supporting evidencebased policymaking.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank

Contact : Mizuki Yamanaka

Title : Statistician

Telephone No : 473-5238

Email : Not provided

 

Borrower/Client/Recipient

Borrower : The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)

Contact : Majed Skaini

Title : Economic Statistician

Telephone No : 961-1-981-362

Email : skaini@un.org

Implementing Agencies
Implementing Agency : The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)
Contact : Majed Skaini

Title : Economic Statistician

Telephone No : 961-1-981-362

Email : skaini@un.org

 

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