This five-day course aims at providing an overview of the theories, policies and strategies related to growth and inclusive growth in the Middle East. It provides an overview of key economic trends in the region and the world and highlights key challenges facing the region in terms of inclusive growth.
This course is only open to candidates (government officials strongly preferred) from the Arab League member countries - Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, West Bank & Gaza, Yemen). It is designed for mid-to senior-level officials (from planning, trade and industry, economy, finance, as well as other sectoral ministries). It may also benefit various development stakeholders and change agents (for example, Civil Society Organizations, think tanks, media, and parliamentarians) as well as academics or analysts who may serve as advisors to their governments.
All candidates should submit the following documents to CE12103@imf.org:
1. Fill the first page of the nomination form.
2. The second page of the form to be filled signed and stamped by the related authorities.
3. Add a copy of the passport (with a minimum of six months validity from the date of the course) and their university certificate for visa purposes.
Please use the CEF nomination form.
Attendance is by nomination and invitation only. Please note that nominations are due by November 15, 2012.
Language: English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.
Expenses covered by CEF for participants: economy air travel, hotel lodging, and per diem.