UN DESA | DPAD | Development Policy Analysis Division
Realizing the MDGs through
Socially Inclusive Macroeconomic Policies in Asia
UN-DESA • UNDP
Final regional meeting
Dedeman Silk Road Hotel
Tashkent, 14-15 September 2010
Final regional meeting of the project "Realizing the MDGs through Socially Inclusive Macroeconomic Policies in Asia ", was held during 14-15 September 2010 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Organized by UN-DESA/DPAD and the UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan, it was attended by expert teams and policymakers from the Philippines, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
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 institutionalization and sustainability of the newly acquired methodologies for policymaking purposes as well as for further capacity development activities.