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Seventh Annual SANEI Conference, Islamabad, PAKISTAN

Seventh Annual SANEI Conference, Islamabad, PAKISTAN

Seventh Annual SANEI Conference

Seventh Annual SANEI Conference, Islamabad, PAKISTAN

  • 22 Dec, 2005

The Seventh Annual Conference of the South Asia Network of Economic research Institutes (SANEI) was held in Islamabad during 22-23, December 2005. Hon. Minister for Privatization and Investment, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh delivered the inaugural address.

The Conference brought together 30 participants from member countries in South Asia. The chairman SANEI, members of the Steering Committee and Research Advisory Panel, eminent discussants, researchers doing collaborative projects under SANEI VII and other SANEI – GDN funded projects participated in the Conference.
Researchers of the studies funded under SANEI VII presented their work-in-progress reports. Discussants, RAP members and other participants provided their comments during the discussion that followed the presentations.

The Steering Committee of SANEI met on December 22. The members reviewed the activities and financial situation of SANEI and set out the action plan for the next round.

Two workshops on the SANEI-GDN projects funded under “Multidisciplinary Research and Intermediation Project (MIR)” and “Impact of Rich Country Policies on Poverty: A Global View”, were held on December 23. The presentations of studies were followed by the comments of the RAP members and the other participants of the conference.

Announcement

"SAARC Recognized Body" status of SANEI, renewed | SANEI Secretariat relocated in Kathmandu, Nepal | The Global Development Awards Competition is an innovative award scheme launched by GDN with the generous support from the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The Awards Competition recognizes excellence in policy-oriented research, supports research capacity development of researchers in developing countries and funds innovative social development projects benefiting marginalized groups in the developing world. Since its inception in 2000, GDN has provided US$ 3.8 million in awards and travel grants to finalists and winners. The winners of the current round will be chosen by an eminent jury at GDN’s 17th Annual Global Development Conference to be held in Peru from 17-18 March, 2016; an event expected to be attended by over 200 practitioners in the field of development where finalists will present their proposals. Finalists from both award categories will be invited to present their proposals at the Conference. | SANEI is now associate member of International Economic Association |