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Realizing the MDGs through Socially Inclusive Macroeconomic Policies in the Arab Region

Ministry of Economic Development of Egypt • Ministry of Planning & International Cooperation of Yemen • UN-DESA • UNDP • World Bank

Final country meetings
Cairo, Egypt (4–5 December 2010)
Sana'a, Yemen (20 December 2010)

The final meetings of the capacity development project "Realizing the MDGs through Socially-Inclusive Macroeconomic Policies in the Arab Region" were organized in Cairo, Egypt and Sana'a, Yemen.

The main objectives of the meeting were to:

  • present the findings of the studies elaborated by the participating country teams;
  • engage country teams and policymakers in a discussion on MDG-related policy implications, taking into consideration the feasibility of achieving the MDGs under different financing scenarios, public spending requirements and macroeconomic trade-offs of scaling up public spending;
  • finalize the project, assess overall performance and discuss the sustainability of the newly acquired methodologies for policymaking purposes as well as for further capacity development activities.

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