Resource Type: Meeting Reports
Member State: All Member States
Document Language: English
Regional Workshop on Social Expenditure Monitor for Arab States
The primary objectives of the meeting with representatives of member States are to inform all member States about the ESCWA Social Expenditure Monitor (SEM) framework and its usefulness for budgeting and social policy reforms and to discuss relevance of SEM indicators according to their national budgets, identify challenges and possibilities of filling data gaps and plan a roadmap for tailoring the SEM to their national contexts.
The report summarizes key interventions and discussions and sets out the recommendations made by the participants regarding the Social Expenditure Monitor Database