SWAZILAND ECONOMIC CONFERENCE 2017

Concept Note And Call for Papers

SWAZILAND ECONOMIC CONFERENCE 2017

Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth in Swaziland

Mbabane, Swaziland, October 25 – 27, 2017

The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) and the University of Swaziland will host an economic conference in Mbabane on October 25 – 27, 2017. The Conference will serve as a platform to enhance the national development dialogue on the path to economic recovery and growth in Swaziland and will highlight implementation challenges and how to address them. It will bring together academics, policymakers, the private sector, development partners, and other development practitioners. The Conference will be held in the wake of the country’s 50 years of independence, and will focus on efforts made towards economic recovery and sustainable growth in Swaziland. The conference is set to anchor the development agenda and further refine the building blocks for an implementation framework for the country’s National Development Strategy. Furthermore, the insights and analyses presented in the Conference will provide important analytical milestones for Vision 2022 deliberations, as the country enters the remaining 5 years of its implementation.