Economic Analysis and Policy Division

The Economic Analysis and Policy Division (EAPD) provides research and policy analysis on global macroeconomic trends and prospects, frontier issues, emerging issues, and issues associated with countries in special situations, in the broad context of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. EAPD also serves as the Secretariat to the Committee for Development Policy, an independent advisory body to the Economic and Social Council which provides recommendations on cross-cutting development issues and reviews the status of countries in the Least Developed Country category. EAPD manages capacity development projects in developing countries, providing assistance through research, training and workshops.

Mr. Pingfan Hong, Director

Main Activities

  • Provide analysis and policy research on global macroeconomic issues and trends and their implications for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Analyse frontier issues, emerging issues, and economic issues associated with countries in conflict and countries in special situations, in the context of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda;
  • Serve as Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy;
  • Provide capacity development assistance to developing countries.
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