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This capacity-building workshop, being conducted in conjunction with the UN Resident Coordinator's Office of Kyrgyz Republic, is intended for policymakers, practitioners, and interested parties to: (i) Explore policy options for a fiscally sustainable path to recovery in the post-pandemic period and (ii) Present ESCAP's Macroeconomic Model and its relevance to ensuring informed data-driven sustainable macroeconomic policy choices
This capacity-building workshop, conducted in partnership with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute of Pakistan, was intended for policymakers, practitioners, and interested parties to: (i) Explore policy options for a fiscally sustainable path to recovery in the post-pandemic period and (ii) Present ESCAP's Macroeconomic Model and its relevance to ensuring informed data-driven sustainable macroeconomic policy choices
This experts’ workshop, jointly hosted by ECLAC and UNCTAD, will bring together central bank officials from Latin America, academics, and UN agencies to discuss the initial findings of these studies, exchange experiences, and promote a better understanding of the advantages and drawbacks of different variants of capital account management and macroprudential policies and techniques that can be applied.
14.00 - 15.00 (Geneva time)
The virtual seminar aims to enhance understanding of aspects of external financial liquidity and sustainability by showcasing two developments of the COVID-19 project: 1. The UNCTAD-Boston University-Freie Universität Global Financial Safety Net Tracker, which tracks liquidity provision for all UN member states from different sources – including the IMF, Regional Financial Arrangements and bilateral central bank swaps. 2. The Sustainable Development Finance Assessment (SDFA) – a framework which examines the capacity of developing countries to achieve the most significant SDGs in a way that is compatible with external financial and public debt sustainability.
11am-1pm, and 3pm-5pm each day.
The fourth session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development will discuss the following topic: "Addressing systemic issues – strengthening the coherence and consistency of multilateral financial, investment, trade and development policy".