Policy Dialogue on the ESCAP Economic and Social Survey for Asia Pacific 2017
08 May 2017
A Policy Dialogue on the ESCAP Economic and Social Survey for Asia Pacific 2017 was held at IPS on 08 May 2017, with the participation of IPS Executive Director Dr. Saman Kelegama and several IPS researchers.
This year’s theme of the ESCAP’s flagship publication is Governance and Fiscal Management. Economic Affairs Officer of ESCAP, Jose Antonio Pedrosa Garcia, made a presentation on the Survey at the Policy Dialogue which was followed by a lively and engaging discussion. The dialogue mainly centered on how improving governance can help increase the efficiency of the public sector and its fiscal policies.
The report based on the survey was launched in Colombo on 09 May 2017.