Panels Quick Glance
The overarching theme of the Fifth South Asian Economic Summit (SAES-V) is “Making Growth Inclusive and Sustainable in South Asia”. SAES-V is focused on framing observations and recommendations for the 18th SAARC Meeting of Prime Ministers to be held in Nepal. SAES was launched in 2008 with the objective of bringing together leading academics, practitioners of public policy, members of the business community and related stakeholders to discuss a regional approach to issues of mutual concern and also to learn from home grown solutions to common predicaments that can be replicated elsewhere in South Asia. This year’s SAES seeks to involve politicians and civil-servants from member countries alongside professional experts already involved in Track-I / Track-II level of South Asian development agenda. This year the secretariat for organizing SAES-V is SDPI, which is the oldest civil society think tank in Pakistan. For organizing this Summit in Islamabad-Pakistan, SDPI has partnered with co-organizers across South Asia which include Institute of Policy Studies (Sri Lanka), Research and Information System for D read more ...

Dates to Remember

Submission of Abstracts: 25 April 2012
Submission of documents by Indian passport holders: 11 June 2012
Submission of Conference papers: 13 August 2012
Submission of Power Point Presentations: 28 August 2012
Fifth South Asian Economic Summit: 11-13 September 2012

Partners

SAARC Chamber of Commerce& Industry
SAARC Chamber of Commerce& Industry
The World Bank
The World Bank
International Food Policy Research Institute and USAID
International Food Policy Research Institute and USAID
Commonwealth Secretariat
Commonwealth Secretariat
United Nations Development Programme
United Nations Development Programme
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics
South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics
Embassy of France in Pakistan
Embassy of France in Pakistan
The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation
UK Department for International Development
UK Department for International Development

Organizer

Sustainable Development Policy Institute
Sustainable Development Policy Institute

Co-Organizers

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Sri Lanka
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Sri Lanka


Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India
Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India


South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Nepal
South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Nepal


Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), BangladeshSouth Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS)
Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), BangladeshSouth Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS)