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How to look beyond the horizon and come up with a national vision for long-term development?

21.11.2012

How to look beyond the horizon and come up with a national vision for long-term development?

The Center for Economic Research is preparing a publication called “Looking beyond the horizon: concepts and experiences in formulating a national vision.” It aims at offering decision-makers and experts a systemic review of theoretical work related to long-term strategic planning and summarizes long-term development strategies in 26 countries, which enjoyed significant progress in development.

The review considers all stages of formulation of long-term strategies – defining key issues, monitoring and evaluation, and implementation of development programmes.

We have already prepared the summaries of the first two chapters which cover:

Until the end of November, we will prepare the summaries of the final chapters which cover:

  • The process of formulating long-term strategies, including methodological, institutional and organizational aspects, as well as roles and responsibilities.
  • Organization of practical implementation of long-term strategies, given that there is no universal model of development planning, but all models have general features and components.

The final content of the publication is at the development stage, CER is compiling comments and suggestions on its improvement from leading experts around the world. Meanwhile we would greatly appreciate your comments and discussion of the present publication on the Transformation Blog