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NESG, NPC Presidency dialogue on economy

In few days, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group
(NESG) in partnership with the National Planning Commission (NPC) will be hosting a policy dialogue with the presidency on Nigeria’s economic scorecard at the 15th  Nigerian Economic Summit scheduled to hold in Abuja from 15th -17th December 2009.
The presidential policy dialogue which is an innovation at the NES at15 will be the first time a sitting Nigerian president will participate in a moderated live broadcast at the summit. The interactive session which will be covered by national and international media will present and discuss Nigeria’s Economic Scorecard. The Scorecard assesses the Nigerian economy paying particular attention to its competitiveness in the regional and global economy. It will also review achievements, discuss challenges and immediate steps to set the economy on an accelerated growth path.
The presidential policy dialogue will be followed by interactive fora such as Legislators forum, Governors forum, Chief Executives forum, Economic Opportunity forum and a Ministerial roundtable amongst others.
The Legislators forum will identify the impact of bills whose passage have positively affected Nigeria’s economic development. It will in addition review others that need some further work to enhance their effectiveness in transforming the business environment for Nigeria’s economic takeoff; The Governors forum will focus on addressing issues of state competitiveness and experience sharing that will help in advancing competitiveness within and between the states of Nigeria;  The Chief Executives forum, will address issues on corporate governance and ethics as it affects public and private sectors of Nigeria, whilst exposing and addressing factors that are constraining ethical corporate governance in Nigerian organizations; While the Ministerial roundtable will discuss the feedback from the eight NESG Policy Commissions.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) is a non_partisan, private sector led economic think_tank that strives to forge a mutual understanding between leaders of thought so as to explore, discover and support initiatives directed at improving Nigeria’s economic policies, institutions and management.


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