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International Comparison Program - Western Asia


Activities

ICP-ESCWA regional meetings and workshops:

11th Regional Workshop on the International Comparison Program in Western Asia
February 20-21, 2008, Manama, Bahrain

 
The objective of the 10th ICP Workshop was to bring together the national coordinators of the ICP member countries with the World Bank and the ICP Regional Office to tackle the following issues:
  1. Presentation of the final ICP regional results for WA;
  2. Final review of the English version of the ICP regional report for Western Asia Region, 2005 round;
  3. Assessment of the 2005 ICP round and lessons learned;
  4. Preparation for the upcoming ICP round and setting the ground for continuous collaboration and allocation of resources to ensure the sustainability of the program on both the regional and country levels;
  5. Discussion of the upcoming phase workplan and necessary preparations for including UAE and Palestine in the upcoming ICP round;
  6. Funding sources and other related matters;

Attendants:

  1. Fifteen representatives from nine ESCWA member States including ICP National Coordinators;
  2. Chief Data Resource Center, Mr. Abdullateef Bello, Islamic Development Bank;
  3. Chief of Technical Operation Unit, Ms. Roula Majdalani, PPTCD, ESCWA;
  4. ICP-Deputy Global Manager, Mr. Yonas Biru, ICP Global Office, World Bank;
  5. ICP-Regional Coordinator for Western Asia, Mr. Giovanni Savio, SD, ESCWA;
  6. ICP-Associate Economic Affairs Officer, Mr. Majed Skaini, SD, ESCWA;
  7. ICP-Statistics Assistant, Ms. Nadine Shaar, SD, ESCWA.

Global Status Report
Mr. Yonas Biru, Deputy Global Manager, ICP, World Bank

Regional Progress Report
Mr. Majed Skaini, Economics Associate, ICP, ESCWA

Regional ICP Report
Mr. Giovanni Savio, ICP Regional Coordinator, Statistics Division, ESCWA

Highlights of Major Findings from the Regional Perspective
Mr. Majed Skaini, Economics Associate, ICP, ESCWA

Detailed presentation of the final results
Mr. Yonas Biru, Deputy Global Manager, ICP, World Bank

Round table on past and future of the ICP project
Mr. Giovanni Savio, ICP Regional Coordinator, Statistics Division, ESCWA
 


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