Our Mission & Vision

Mission: To develop on a sustainable basis, competencies in the fields of macroeconomic, debt and financial sector management among the staff of central banks, ministries of finance and economic planning, as well as other public sector and private institutions.

Vision: To be among the best capacity building institutions in macroeconomic, debt and Financial sector management in the world.

 

What is the focus of the macroeconomic management programme?

  • Building capacity for macroeconomic analysis and management;
  • Developing fiscal management and reforms;
  • Strengthened capacity for effective monetary policy formulation and management;
  • Improvement of capacity for effective public finance management;
  • Enhancement of capacity for macroeconomic modeling and forecasting;
  • Strengthened awareness on good governance issues among legislators and senior government officials, the media and other opinion leaders.

What is the focus of WAIFEM's debt management programme?

  • The production of national capacity building plans for debt management;
  • Improving legal framework and appropriate institutional and organizational arrangements for debt management;
  • Strengthening capacity for basic external debt management functions, including debt recording, disbursement procedures and debt servicing;
  • Enhancing capacity for renegotiation of external debt and for new external borrowing;
  • Increasing the capacity for domestic public debt management functions;
  • Increasing the capacity for debt sustainability analysis and the development of national debt strategies;
  • Ensuring the awareness of debt management policy issues, among senior government officials, legislators, the media and other opinion leaders.

What is the focus of the financial sector programme?

  • Financial sector development among the countries of member central banks;
  • Building capacity for capital market development in the sub-region;
  • Strengthened capacity for effectivepayment and settlement systems;
  • Strengthened human and institutional capacity for efficient foreign exchange management;
  • Promoting constructive collaboration of public and private sectors;
  • Production of national capacity building plans for reserves management;
  • Improving legal framework and appropriate institutional and organisational arrangements for reserves management;
  • Strengthening capacity for reserves management;
  • Production of national capacity building plans for reserves management.