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Spring seminars

selected topic of interest to economic policymaking in the ECE region. International and regional experts and academics were invited to make presentations on the given topic. These were then debated by designated expert discussants and by other seminar participants from across the region. Each Seminar concluded with a set of policy implications and recommendations which were typically debated in the subsequent UNECE Annual Sessions.

Financing for Development in the ECE Region (2005)

 

 

The 2005 Spring Seminar, held on February 21 2005, focused on Financing for Development in the ECE Region - Promoting Growth in Low-income Transition Economies. It discussed the roles of FDI, of the domestic financial sector, of trade, and of natural resource endowments and their management for economic development, particularly in Southeast Europe, Russia and the Caspian region.

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Past seminars have debated:

 

 

Competitiveness and Economic Growth in the ECE Region (2004)

 

 

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Sustainable Development in the ECE Region (2003)

 

 

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Labour Market challenges in the ECE Region (2002)

 

 

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Creating a Supportive Environment for Business Enterprise and Economic Growth: Institutional Reform and Governance (2001)

 

 

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From Plan to Market: the transition process after ten years (2000)

 

 

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Economic Implications of Population Ageing in the ECE Region (1999)

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