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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    December 9, 2018-December 20, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance who monitor and assess country and regional vulnerabilities and risks.

    Invitation

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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior officials from ministries of finance and tax administrations whose responsibilities include: advising their ministers on tax policy issues and/or managing the tax administration. Examples of duties include: undertaking policy analysis and evaluation; drafting policy memos; drafting tax laws; managing key elements of the tax administration, such as organizational issues, strategic planning, information technology, and major operational functions.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 21, 2018-October 25, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials in ministries of finance or economy, treasuries, debt management offices, or financial planning divisions in line ministries.

    Apply online by September 07, 2018

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 4, 2018-November 8, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior central bank staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, internal control, legal, or reserve management operations, or serving on a board or committee overseeing audit, investment, or financial reporting activities.

    Apply online by September 21, 2018

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 4, 2018-February 8, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Reforming Fuel Subsidies (RFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    May 6, 2018-May 10, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials at ministries of finance, other ministries, and government agencies involved in setting fuel prices or fuel subsidy policy.

    Apply online by March 23, 2018

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

    Mid-level to senior officials who use Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models in the macroeconomic analysis of monetary and fiscal policy issues.

    Apply online by January 30, 2018

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2018-March 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level senior officials from emerging markets and low-income countries interested in understanding and analyzing the conduct of monetary policy and its interaction with the rest of the economy.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 1, 2018-April 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies tasked with design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs).

    Apply online by February 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2018-May 10, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks and ministries of finance or economy who are directly involved in diagnosing the state of the macroeconomy and making projections.

    Apply online by March 16, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 7, 2018-October 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Government officials involved in developing macroeconometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design, and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Apply online by August 24, 2018

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Apply online by August 10, 2018

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    March 11, 2018-March 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Middle East (TLWD)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 28, 2018-February 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Lawyers from ministries of finance or tax authorities responsible for legal aspects of fiscal policy making. The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 2, 2018-December 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by October 19, 2018

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector supervisors, and regulators of designated nonfinancial businesses and professions; financial intelligence unit officials; criminal justice officials; and other officials who must assess national money laundering and terrorist financing risks to prepare for their countries' mutual evaluations and application of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) laws.

    Apply online by August 10, 2018

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 9, 2018-December 20, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to senior officials with some intermediate fiscal background who are interested in understanding and applying fiscal sustainability analysis and how it may relate to the country-specific macrofiscal environment.

    Apply online by October 26, 2018

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    March 4, 2018-March 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    October 7, 2018-October 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Apply online by August 24, 2018

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

    April 22, 2018-May 3, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Junior to mid-level government officials, such as staff of ministries of economy, planning, and finance, treasuries, central banks, independent fiscal agencies, and other agencies involved in the analysis, design, conduct, and assessment of fiscal policy.

    Invitation

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 15, 2018-April 19, 2018 (1 Week)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials at central banks and supervisory agencies for the financial sector who are involved in the collection, compilation, and analysis of financial soundness indicators.

    Invitation

The IMF Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) organizes courses for officials from Arab League member countries at the CEF in Kuwait. The CEF's activities are generously sponsored and funded by the Government of Kuwait. The primary purpose of the CEF is to strengthen the skills of officials from Arab League countries in economic analysis and diagnosis, and in formulating and implementing effective economic and financial policies. The IMF will be the principal training provider for the CEF in the area macroeconomic management. Training outside the core areas of expertise of the IMF will be delivered by other organizations, such as, the World Bank, WTO, and OECD. Furthermore, and in line with the CEF's objective to collaborate closely with regional institutions, the CEF started recently to conduct some joint training courses with the Arab Monetary Fund in Abu Dhabi. Courses are offered generally in Arabic or in English with interpretation into Arabic.


Selection Process: Courses are by invitation only. Candidates are nominated by government agencies upon the request of the CEF.

Self-Financed Policy: Candidates from international agencies, advanced regional countries, and local staff in IMF Resident Representatives' offices who apply to courses at our regional training centers and programs, if accepted, will be given the status of self-financed. Attending as self-financed provides the same access to course content and activities, but all associated costs (accommodation, travel, and per diem) need to be covered by the sponsoring institution.

Contact: Mr. Oussama Kanaan, Director

Address: IMF-Middle East Center for Economics and Finance
The Symphony Building
Salem Al Mubarak St.
Salmiya, Block 71
P.O. Box 273 / Salmiya, 22003

Telephone: +965 22245050
Fax: +965 22245055
E-mail: cefinfo@imf.org
Website: http://www.cef.me/

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Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

English

April 16, 2018-April 27, 2018

Vienna, Austria