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Macroeconomic Advisory Capacity (MAC)

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Technical scoping mission to Ghana on 20-24 March 2011, at the invitation of UNDP and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, the Government of Ghana, to address fiscal space and related macroeconomic issues.

In consultation with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP), UNDP-Ghana tentatively identified the following four focus areas for consideration of the scoping mission:

High-level Special Event on "Macroeconomic Policies for LDCs: From Economic Recovery to Sustainable Development" on the Sidelines of the LDC IV Conference in Istanbul, held on 10 May 2011

The High Level Special Event—featuring Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith of Bangladesh, the former UNDP Administrator, Kemal Dervis and Special Advisor of IMF Zhu Min—sought to:

For a summary of the discussions of the special event, please click here .

Technical mission to Bhutan in July 2011, at the invitation of the Royal Government of Bhutan, to assist the development of macroeconomic framework for the 11th Five Year Plan.

Technical mission to South Africa in August 2011, at the invitation of the South African Ministry of Economic Development and UNDP-South Africa, to review the New Growth Path and South Africa's development needs and challenges.

Training workshop for mid-level officials of central banks and finance ministries on "Natural Resources Revenues and Exchange Rate Management" in Sub Saharan Africa in November 2011.

Training workshop for mid-level officials of central banks and finance ministries on "Looking Beyond Inflation Targets: Employment Considerations and Capital Account Management" in Asia in December 2011.

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