Social Affairs Division League of Arab States


OPINION POLL

What is the most important challange that faces the Arab youth?
 

  Unemployment
  Education
  Marriage

  


Regional population activities are supported by UNFPA

 search tips

A- In the Experts database:

# To display the whole list of experts (name and position), click on Search button....than click on the expert you are looking for to display his/her profile

# To start a new search, click on Reset button

# To search for the name of an expert, it is preferred to write part of the name (or first or second or family name), [in the field of Name]

For example to search for the name "Mohammad Munir Salem", you can write Moham -the search will display all names starting with Moham, i.e. Mohamed or Mohammad or Mohamad or Mohammed etc or you can write Munir or Salem.. Once you find the right name i.e. Mohammad Munir Salem or Mohammad Salem etc.., you click on it to see his profile..If you write Mohamed or Mohammed or Mohamad and/or Mounir or Salim, the search result will not show the requested expert....For the Arabic version, the letter or or gives different results..For example to search for the name "" , better to try the 3 options, i.e. or or ....so that not to miss the search !

you can enlarge your search by combining more than one field (box) within the same query - Examples:

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    • To search for Lebanese experts specialized in advocacy, click on "Lebanon" [in the field of Nationality] and "Advocacy" [in the field of Areas of Expertise], than click on Search button to get the search results.
    • To search for Palestinian experts living in the United States and working in the field of gender, click "Palestine" [in the field of Nationality], and click "United States" [in the field of Country of Residence outside the Arab Region]and finally click" Women Empowerment" - or "Gender/Women's Status and Roles"- or "Women's Rights" etc...[in the field of Areas of Specialization],than click on search button to get the search results -- To search for experts writing about ethnic groups (or minorities) in USA (i.e.Arab-Americans) or their health, click "Ethnic Groups/Minorities" or "Ethnic Groups Health" [in the field of Areas of Specialization], and click"United States" [in the field of Geographical Coverage]
    • To search for all experts specialized in reproductive health (from all nationalities), click "Reproductive Health" [in the field areas of Specialization] -- to search for all experts specialized in reproductive health inYemen, click "Reproductive Health" and click "Yemen" [in the field of geographical coverage], than click on Search button.
    • To search for Sudanese experts working in the field of migration, click "Sudan" [in the field of Nationality] and than choose [in the field of Areas of Specialization] one of the following options regarding migration - i.e. "Migration and Refugees", or " Labour Migration", or "Immigants", or "Migrants' Remittances" or "Internatrional Migration" or "Forced Migration" or " Illegal Migration" or "Immigrant Women/Refugee Women" etc.. than click on Search button.
    • To search for all Arab experts living in the United States or Canada, or France or Switzerland etc.., go to the field of Country of Residence outside the Arab Region, select the desired country, than click on Search button.
    • To search for all experts with Social Sciences or Public Health or etc..background, go to the fields of Application.

# Remarks: For the time being, both education and Employment (background) fields are displayed only in the Arabic version.

B- In the Bibliographies database:

# To display the whole list of publications (bibliographies), in both languages (Arabic and English), use the Arabic version of the Bibliographies database and click on search button. The English version displays only the publications in English

# To display the publications by an expert in both languages (Arabic and English), use the Arabic version; write the correct name of the expert in Arabic [in the field of Name] and than click on the Search button. The English version displays only the publications in English

# To start a new search, click on Reset button

# To search in the field of publication title

you can search [in English or in Arabic] by one word (i.e. migration) or part of it (i.e. migr) ...the search will retrieve all records containing "migration"or "migr"such as migrationor migrant or migrants or immigrant or immigrants or immigration or emigration or migratory etc..

  • you can combine search in the same query by using more than one word, in English or in Arabic... the search will retrieve all records containing the word (or more) as it is written (whether adjacent or separated) , i.e. arab migr - the search will retrieve records where both arab and migr appear not necessarily adjacent to each other -ex.: Arab migration or Arabia immigration etc
  • The database gives the possibility of extracting a list of Ph.D. and M.A. Thesis (title, name of university and date of publication) published by the experts, by writing Ph.D. Thesis or M.A. Thesis or Doctorat or or in the field of publication title; a list of Conference/Meetings, Congresses by writing "Presented", or "Proceedings" (Eng); or "" (Ara), etc..

  • It gives the possibilty of extracting a list of all Arab experts who have attended international, regional or national meetings, with the name/place and year of the meeting, and the title of papers presented. i.e : to find the list of Arab Experts that attended The American Public Health Association (APHA) international meeting in Denver in 2010 and their papers, just write APHA Denver 2010 in the field of publication title; same search for those who attended The Population Association of America (PAA) or IUSSP; or Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meetings, or World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies Conference (WOCMES) etc...

  • # To search in the field of year of publication

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    • you can retrieve all records published in one year by using the sign = -for example: =2010 means all publications published in 2010
    • or Less than 2010 or more than 2010 for all publications published in 2010 and above; or 2010 and less
    • To find all documents published in 2009 by an expert, write the name of the expert and =2009 in the year of publication, than click on Search button

# Remarks: A repetition of the same citation can occur more than once. This is when the citation is co-authored (more than one author)